News on the firmware update

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Global' started by Gasai Yuno, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Gasai Yuno
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    So, at last, Motorola speaks:

    Hooray, I guess by November or December (once Ice Cream Sandwich gets released) we'll finally receive our long-awaited update!
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    ...and we learned nothing new.

    Damnit, Motorola. :/
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    Thanks for the info.

    I hope Matt meant an update to gingerbread.
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    And this is why I jumped ship from motorola to htc.
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    I'll most likely switch to a different manufacture after this. As much as I like motorolas hardware, its the software that kills it. Maybe by the time the droid 4 comes around they can figure out how to communicate with verizon and its costumers.

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    I do like motorola hardware, its good stuff. my droid 2 global had a great speaker, multicolor led, and the keyboard. but the software made the phone a fail. i got tired of random reboots, and then when my touchscreen went bad and they kept sending my refurbs with different problems i was done. I got the Droid Incredible 2, the phone is great, the speaker not so much, but hey i can finally hear people clearly and they can hear me so ill take that over a loud speaker and keyboard anyday.
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    my girlfriends htc evo shift has recieved 3 system updates since it came out in january. the d2g has only officially had the .29 to .33 update that was back in december!

    on a side note check out bikedude, revnumbers and angel's progress on cyanogenmod 7...inverted camera is now fixed.
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    Motorola updated the radio firmware on Decembers update and they ruined the gsm connectivity. So for me it was worst and I have to stay on the first stock rom.

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    That sounds very weird. I was on 2.4.330 prior to trying CM7. Had zero issues, and I only use GSM.
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    Well, you are probably using the d2g in Europe/Asia, but it has been reported from Canada and other places in the Americas that 2.4.330 has been a big failure in gsm reception. So instead of improving the phone, they ruined it.
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    I think that says more about American GSM carriers than anything to do with the Phone...
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    Oh, no, on 2.4.29 the gsm reception is better. They ruined it on 2.4.330. Maybe on gingerbread it will only work on cdma, haha. Its actually sad...
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    So basically... We'll get Gingerbread, but then we will probably (well hopefully) have a port of ice cream sandwich leaving us back to where we started in reach for the next OS. LOL
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    There's a gb leak...

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