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    oh god, we finally get 2.1. now we will be bombarded with 2.2 threads, speculation and frustration all over again!
     
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    This was the same guy who said that the update was coming in days, not weeks, in early April, right?
     
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    AwesomeIT Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm not sure where you're going with this, but consider the source of who told you that.
     
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    are there going to be ROMS of android 2.2 for rooted users and leaks of android 2.2 for non rooted users?
     
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    Yes.. and that it was done on March 26th, which it was.

    His mistake was over estimating the expediency of the Verizon techs as they were combing through the newly developed 2.1 in preparation for the OTA.

    I spoke with him again, I remember it was right after the April 15th tax deadline, and we were joking around about taxes, etc. But I brought up his previous remarks, and he said, "We were primed and ready; it was about to fly, probably about 4 days after our conversation, then I started hearing about compatibility issues."

    I asked what he meant by that and he began to talk about the Desire, but we were interrupted by a customer, so I just took off.
     
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    Considering the new features: at least 2x speed increase, apps2sd like feature built in, tethering, better exchange support, and of course full flash support. That alone would make ANY eris owner go mad with desire for an official update from Verizon and HTC. We can only HOPE they will consider it, even though eris's will no longer be distributed to the stores by the end of the month. Those features alone would make me seriously consider holding onto my Eris longer than 2 years. Heck besides a few updates here and there i don't plan on replacing my laptop anytime soon. Why can't a smartphone be similiar in that regard?
     
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    I think this is a legitimate thread. So what if people have 2.1 running well, what's wrong with looking at potential future updates? As long as it doesn't turn into crazed expectations, but nothing has been "promised" yet, so we should be good, right?

    In any case, I saw "Voice dialing over Bluetooth," and my interest piqued. I don't use BT a lot, but I would really like this phone/OS to do something the majority of dumbphones with BT could do just fine.
     
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    I sure agree with that. It's becoming obvious that smart phones are being marketed as almost dispensable items needing replacement a couple of times per year.

    This goes against my grain, as I like to get a quality object and keep it for quite a while, as long as it is not truly out dated to the point of being defective.
     
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    If the bleeding edge scares you, I think you might be hanging out in the wrong place. I am certain that rooted Erises will be running Froyo in the near future, but I have this horrible feeling that they'll be the only ones.
     
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    lmao.. stuff like ".. if (fill in the blank) scares you, you may be hanging out in the wrong place.." is fun to say, isn't it. ;)

    It implies that the person saying it is more evolved, higher, up there and the person they are saying it to is primitive, lower and (low sax or tuba whole notes) d o w n t h e r e.

    "Bleeding edge" is fine; it's what we've all got at some time or other.
     
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    2.2 Doesn't mention anything about flash....
     
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    Since they showed up in Froyo, it's entirely possible that HTC and/or Verizon developed the changes with their version of 2.1 and contributed them back to the baseline. Changes in this OS don't originate exclusively with Google.

    --Mark
     
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    For What it's worth, a report had quotes from Google EE's and they said that FroYo will run on ANY google device. This includes G1 devices. It's just a matter of time before we can all get it.
     
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    I seem to recall reading somewhere that 2.2 is Googles attempt at getting everyone running Droid on the same page similar to iPhones. can't quite recall where I read that but it was rather recent.

    So if thats truly the case, it stands to reason we'll be getting it as well? Oh joy, another round of an update breaking stuff!
     
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    Edit - I retract my previous statement.
     
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    Even if we get it, we still don't have the processor speed minimum to run Flash. I'm mobile now, but read the Flash article at Engadget to confirm.
     
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    The kittens!

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
     
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    This is correct. I almost ordered the "Ally" thinking it was a nicer version of the Eris. When I found out the processor was Arm 11 and couldn't handle flash in 2.2 I gave up on it.
     
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    I'm excited for the wi-fi hotspot! :D I think we will get it because it is not a major UI upgrade, just adds features and speeds up the device so it will not cause the phone to lag anymore than it does. It says that it uses less memory and processing so I don't see why we can't have it..
     
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    I think it means released in 2010, not built in 2010. That wouldn't make any sense that an Eris built in 2010 would get 2.2, but one built in 2009 wouldn't.
     

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