Droid Bionic?

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    Will anyone be upgrading to the Bionic?

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    Id like to but I might jump ship to Sprint :/ ... even with a discount my bill is pretty hefty.

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    id like to but locked boot loader and no upgrade till july im happy with my D1's
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    Depends on the bootloader for me. If it's locked then there's a good chance I'll look elsewhere. I'll also be watching which LTE phones the dev's are picking up.
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    Next phone is going to be determined by the bootloader lock down status.
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    Explain to me the locked boot loader

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    root is possible, sometimes. but custom ROMs are not
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    ALL boot loaders are going to be locked down from now on. There's no reason for them not to.
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    There isn't a way to unlock it?

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    I believe they can still make custom ROMs for devices with locked boot loader using something called "side loading"
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    Explain more lol

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    Call me crazy -- I am definitely making the switch over to the Bionic. I like my D1, but it runs a bit slow at times -- I even have envy over my wifes X, so I know dual core processor will beef it up to where I need it - dual camera and all that have me convinced...

    That will satisfy me... for at least 6 months.
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    supposedly not they are "signed" buy Motorola



    ya i read something like that, incase of the Droid X and D2's
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    Its a nice phone but I either want to learn to make my own custom roms with it or be able to use project gimp source

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    hahaha ya well i'm gonna be rocking the D1 till i get an upgrade threw verizon. and then even might be longer. the wife is gonna get an iPhail soon as i am working again and i will have 2 D1's at my ready needs. im still surprised i havent completely bricked mine yet... oh how i love SBF's
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    Well from what I found out today the boot loader on all Motorola phones will be locked out from here on out

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    the bionic is supposed to be locked down harder than the dx/d2. you can still make custom roms but no custom kernels and no aosp roms and thats where the sexy is.