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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by davehries, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. davehries

    davehries Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hi, I am new to this thread. I am wondering if anyone knows if and when the Droid will get the OS update 2.1? I am running 2.01 and have issues with call quality and wi-fi connection problems. I am also on my second phone, but the phone issues still exist for me. Maybe 2.1 will fix them??? Thanks you.

  2. Carl C

    Carl C Extreme Android User

    I'm not sure if the update will fix whatever issues your having but hopefully they will. Unfortunately , It is not yet known when the Droid will receive the 2.1 update :)
  3. davehries

    davehries Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the reply.
  4. dmodert66

    dmodert66 Android Expert

    OK, this got me thinking earlier today. Why havn't other phones (especially phones without added UI elements ala SenseUI) received 2.0 yet? The one thing I can come up with is some sort of exclusivity agreement between Google, Verizon and Motorola (ie, Droid gets 2.0 exclusivity for x amount of days/months).

    If this turns out to be the case, we may just see the same kind of agreement for Nexus One (or Google Phone), and the rest of us may not see it for a while.

    This is all conjecture and purely speculative, but it's possible. Though if 2.1 comes to Droid with the January update, my hypothesis will be debunked :p
  5. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

    No, it's just because HTC is busy overlaying their crappy UI and additional mods over 2.1 to have given it to us already. If it weren't for them having to change everything we'd either HAVE 2.0/2.1 by NOW or at least be getting it sooner.
  6. TheBrit

    TheBrit Android Expert

    HTC Sense is not crappy. ;)
  7. bizarrogreg

    bizarrogreg Member

    I agree, sense is a great program. I think a lot of smartphone users (myself included before Hero) associate HTC with garbage due to the poor performance of the WinMo phones. The phones are great products, the WinMo OS sucks. Don't judge a book by its cover.
  8. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

    Don't judge a book by its cover. That saying doesn't apply to this, since I use the phone. Sense sucks and it hogs system resources.. the phone would be much quicker if it were using plane jane android.
  9. Slug

    Slug Check six!
    VIP Member

    I sense (pun intended) a drift off-topic.... :rolleyes:
  10. Ataranine

    Ataranine Android Enthusiast

    Oh, jeez, this is one of a million topics of the same thing.
  11. smittythepig

    smittythepig Android Enthusiast

    are you using yours with sense disabled currently?
  12. HardCache

    HardCache Member

    2.1 looks awesome with the addition voice enabled txt input on everything!

    I didn't hear the whole presentation today though, was there any indication as to when/if the Droid will get 2.1?
  13. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants

    WinMo does not suck, and is still leaps and bounds ahead of both Android and iPhoneOs in terms of functionality. It's just the geeks over at Microsoft didn't make it user friendly, which WinMob 7 is supposed to be, and if WinMob 6.5 is any indicator, then it is going to be a very good competitor. Especially since you can locally sync, with many third party programs as well, PocketOffice comes in handy big time, and little things like easier copy and paste, easier to modify and make your own blah blah.
  14. Kirch21

    Kirch21 Android Enthusiast

    it says in the next couple of days
  15. barry99705

    barry99705 Android Expert

    "They" said the same thing about Duke Nukem Forever......

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