2.1 on the DROID - an early view

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  1. RinTinTigger
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    We have discovered some video of what we think is a final version of 2.1 running on the Moto Droid. Check it out for yourself over here:droid life: a motorola droid blog

    As rumored, 3D Launcer, Live Wall Paper are not included however it may still have the ability to run live wall paper. It's running smoother and quicker then 2.0.1. Really looks like a great update.

    In addition to the video we also see on the same page that Flash 10.1 is confirmed for the N1 and Droid only. This is great news for Droid owners, it means we are one step closer to getting both 2.1 and Flash soon but they may come bundled. We will have to wait and see.

    ****UPDATE****

    a google insider in a german android forum confirmed that 2.1 WILL include the launcher, WILL include live wallparers, WILL have 3/5/9 homescreens
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    ****UPDATE****


    Here is an additional video to see it in action:



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    This is huge! I cant wait but im not getting my hopes up until it actually surfaces!
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    Wonder if the camera still is garbage on 2.1?
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    There is also a way to flash it to your device... I am trying to get the links set up and the instructions for the install up
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    sucks that it only has 3 home screens. I will wait till someone makes a stable rom based on this build.
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    awesome can't wait....i unrooted because my screen was staying black when i was getting called and i kept missing calls so I am really looking forward to this.....I really am hoping for at least 5 screens too...
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    Awesome, glad to hear at least something however...

    I will be sticking to my Live Wallpaper, 1gHZ DroidMod ROM until they port that over to 2.1 :D
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    +1

    The live wallpaper isn't important to me, but having 5 homescreens automatically would have been nice, along with the home button and icons.
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    Everyone.. it has 3, 5, 9 screens.. its says so in the first post...

    And anyone working on unrooting this yet? haha.. I', kinda in love with my wifi tethering.. =/ .. and i remember hearing that an fm transmitter is in the works which would be epically awesome...:)
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    That's awesome, I will definitely be updating, I'm fine with using my PDAnet instead of wifi tethering.
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    If there is one thing I have learned from this forum it's that you shouldn't believe everything you read.....
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    This makes me so happy, it's like the first time I heard we were getting the update, all over again.
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    Im not familiar with that? please explain this PDAnet
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    I'll believe we're getting the update when I see it actually on my Droid, and not before then. To many false positives for me.
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    I'll believe it whenI see it
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    still no news on when this is gonna be released OTA? and will i lose everything when it is?
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    Woohoo, did you catch the line in this about error correction on the HW keyboard. That's one thing I've been hoping for!
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    Is this guy reliable? Also, google chrome translated the page for me, and it said "PROBABLY" have live wallpapers, but maybe that was just something that got fumbled in translation? the translation def wasn't perfect in other places.
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    No release date yet, and this leak is a beta build. It could have some issues...you will lose root if you falsh it. As far as live wallpapers...I am almost 100% sure they will not be included withthe initial release. Also the 3d app drawer will not be in the relase either
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    I'm surprised that there hasn't been one of those Hitler Youtube mashups where he's update about not getting 2.1 for his Droid... ;)
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