After having the Bionic for 2 weeks, I have solved my troubles. The situation was this: data drops - both 3g and 4g (other Verizon phones around me were not having similar problems) battery life was horrible - 8 hours with it sitting on the desk all day with light use. I approached this problem by starting with Verizon Tech Support at my local store. Their solutions were to keep the phone for 6 hours and test the battery. They also installed a new SIM card and informed me that 8 hours battery life on a Bionic was "Great for a 4G phone". The battery tested out fine and the new SIM card did nothing. After a few more frustrating days, I went back to my Droid X until I could get back to the store. Meanwhile I bricked the phone by mistake and learned all sorts of stuff about FXZ files and why RSD Lite loves my Droid X but not my Bionic. I eventually restored my phone and I received authorization by Verizon to FedEx my Bionic back and was waiting on a return label when I read about the .901 radio update. I went back to Verizon Store and got a new SIM card and re-activated the phone. As expected, as I drove around town and came home, I experienced the usual data drops. I then followed the steps to install the .901 radio update. Viola! All is good now. Battery made it 14 hours in mostly standby and was at 20% when I finally plugged it in. Data drops are history as well. This is all with the stock rom. So for all you frustrated Bionic users, I suggest you try the .901 update as it has made a HUGE difference for me.