2.3.4 OTA rollout in the next few weeks


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  1. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member

    Bug fixes for the N1 and video chat for the NS.

    Hopefully it'll fix that annoying bug where you answer a call and get silence for 3 seconds.

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  2. Teknologic

    Teknologic Well-Known Member

    Hopefully it will allow us to enable trackball wake again so we don't have to strain our power button!
    Also video chat would be nice, if only for the gimmick :p
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  3. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member

    I don't know anyone who uses video chat on any device. Is this more a US thing, or am I getting old?
  4. Cudda

    Cudda Well-Known Member

    Cool, wanna know which bugs it fixes for the N1 though!
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  5. Dolmangar

    Dolmangar Well-Known Member

    I use it so that my daughter can talk to her cousin. I wouldn't use it for normal calls but it's nice for occasional family chats.
  6. Cudda

    Cudda Well-Known Member

    Does anyone know if the update file that's out for the Nexus S works on the N1?
  7. Dolmangar

    Dolmangar Well-Known Member

    It's got hardware dependent stuff in it, so it won't work on a different device than it was created for. This even counts for different versions of the "same" phone (GSM vs CDMA for example, although I don't know if there even was a CDMA version released).
  8. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member

    The list of bug fixes are a little disappointing and seems it's not really worth waiting for. :( (well, unless you are experiencing them I guess). I'd rather see the call delay bug fixed first, that's the only major issue I have.

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  9. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member

    Update was waiting to be installed this morning. Will see if it makes any difference to anything.
  10. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Well-Known Member Contributor

    Just did the update. I will give credit to google for releasing this in a timely manner to us N1 folks, unlike the Gingerbread update were they kept us waiting for 6 months.
  11. Dolmangar

    Dolmangar Well-Known Member

  12. jimf42

    jimf42 Member

    I am in the US...I also know no one who uses video chat...
  13. outoffocus

    outoffocus Well-Known Member

    Sweet. I take the speed at which we got this update as a sign Google is done playing favorites with providers and manufacturers.

    Everyone with a straight up Google Android phone will get them when they are available. I will never ever ever ever ever ever ever buy an android phone/tab with a layer on top.
  14. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member

    I wonder if the small size of it is why the OTA update has been quicker though. Normally Google seem to roll these out gradually.

    It's a shame there's not more Nexus type devices, but they don't get released that often. I still might buy the HTC Sensation, but I'd love to have the option to use Sense, or not.
  15. Cudda

    Cudda Well-Known Member

    I'll wait for the OTA update. Better battery life is always a plus!!
  16. dougdroid

    dougdroid Active Member

    just got the OTA update to 2.3.4 and indeed, no video chat on N1. :-(
    If I got it, I was going to rig a mirror setup to get the N1 camera turned around and shooting up over the top of the phone. booo

    it does seem quicker but that was just a minute of looking at the camera and gallery apps. I'll have to get some time on it to see if it feels faster in general. Gingerbread did seem to eat some of the battery life so I hope this update brings back some of that loss.
  17. Dolmangar

    Dolmangar Well-Known Member

    I found a tid-bit here that turning off My Location: "Use wireless networks" would help with battery life. I tried it over the weekend and I went two days without charging and was still at 30%. I already keep GPS off, but I was surprised that My Location would eat that much battery.
  18. as439726

    as439726 Well-Known Member

    Just got my 2.3.4 update last night. Anything I should know about it? Also, it seems to stick with swype. Partial lock ups
  19. dougdroid

    dougdroid Active Member

    not that I've run across. it seems that batt life is better.
  20. phlojo

    phlojo Well-Known Member

    :( That's the one thing I miss about FroYo. Unfortunately the trackball wake went the way of the one-click lock/unlock (which went the way of the dodo bird:D)
  21. Smersh

    Smersh Member

    I like having no trackball waking actually, I found it often woke up by accident, fot example when putting the phone into the pouch. I suppose having this as an optional stting would be ideal.

    An annoying thing I have noticed more and more is that my clock is running late. Having it set to automatic or manual makes no difference - it seems it only synchronizes with the carrier during bootup, which I hardly ever do, and after that it is left to run on its own.

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