Motorola Droid Maintenance Release Prelude to Android 2.1

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    We were expecting an update to happen this week beginning on January 22nd but folks its arriving early! Verizon is pushing out a 61.4 MB maintenance release today ahead of schedule that should get users excited for whats soon to come. We haven't seen reports of the version / build number change, although we believe there is still something going on behind the scenes and soon, that will update to 2.0.1 ESD59.

    Our sources have indicated Android 2.1 has passed all internal testing on the Droid and a target is to have all Droids updated before the end of the month. This patch had added some minor fixes and preps the phone for a smooth Android 2.1 RELEASE. To be clear, the forthcoming immediate update is not 2.1, but a precursor to smooth the transition to 2.1 which will follow within the next couple of weeks. Stay Tuned, more details to come!

    Check out the discussion already in progress here: http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-general-discussions/16618-droid-update-morning.html

    Thanks for the tip Miami1683!
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    Awesome, thanks for the update. Much easier to read one post from you then have to read through 15 pages to see what's up... :)
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    Yes that is very true. But this sounds good and hopefully we can get the official update soon. Been waiting and waiting for this. Hope it lives up to all the hype.
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    Thanks for the update Dan.

    BTW I will update the original post if I find the direct download link to perform this update.
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    Great post with nice information. I was hoping that when 2.1 goes OTA that they reverse the order of how the last upgrade went. Seeing how I was one of the last ones, I was hoping I would be part of the 1st group this time around.:)
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    thanks DAN the MAN
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    Original post of this thread?
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    Yes I will add to Dan's post.
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    I am amazed what a great source of information this forum is. Thanks Dan
    Monty
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    @anomander, I second that. I would like to be one of the first to receive the OTA update this time around.
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    Sweet, just wanted to doublecheck with all the android 2.1 threads around
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    Thanks for the facts! :) [FONT=&quot]patientia est a rarus viirtue[/FONT]
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    Thanks for the info, can't wait until we finally get 2.1. I hope this pre-update improves some performance at least lol
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    So then, what are these sources?
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    This is AWESOME!!! Finally there's some real information on this update. Although I have not yet received this precursor update for 2.0.1, I am still patiently waiting...............and waiting..........