The screwed up the notifications royally. One of the biggest wow things about jellybean was that you could reply to texts right from the notification pull down. Can you do that on the Motorola update? No. That's B.S. Google voice search just like Siri, is a novelty that quickly wears off. It drains battery to boot.
Nope. It's been there since 4.1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poSFV9_abcw&feature=youtube_gdata_player fast forward to around 2:30-2:45 where he says you can do that. Also, about 2 months ago there was an app featured on this site called Jellybean Notifications that would let you do that. This was before 4.2 was announced.