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General Droid is now 2.1

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jdarrt, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. jdarrt

    jdarrt Active Member
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    Well, looks like the Moto Droid got it's update to 2.1. The post is on endgadget. I wish the eris would hurry up :/
     

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  2. doogald

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    I'd love 2.1, but I'd rather that they wait until it's as good as possible than to rush something to meet an artificial deadline.

    That said, I think that the Droid getting 2.1 is good news for the Eris. Since the Droid is Verizon's big device right now, I was completely certain that Verizon would not roll out the Eris 2.1 update before the Droid's even if the Eris update was ready, as it would look really bad that the $199 phone had 2.0.1 while the $79 phone had 2.1.
     
  3. tee00max

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    the Eris needs to hurry up then!
     
  4. nathan312

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    it also says that " Leaked documentation indicates we'll see this start to get rolled out in batches of 250,000 at a time starting on Thursday -- not too long of a wait (unless you're in the very last batch, that is)." which I am guessing means that we won't get it THIS week lol. I know this is my first post, but i just happened to be on engadget and be on here at the same time and thought I'd throw in my 2 cents. I'm ordering the Eris on thursday with my "New every 2" deal! Can't wait!!
     
  5. +1
     
  6. triphumphrey

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    work expands or contracts to fill the time it is alotted
     
  7. bjanow

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    The leaked version will be the release version. This is as good as it gets for now. Updates and fixes will come in the next few months.

    Edit: Pure speculation and arrogance my dear.
     
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  8. nomunk

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    I hope you are right because im so ready to install the 2.1 leak, im so tired of waiting for this update, im gonna try my best to be more patient
     
  9. Caddyman

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    you are going off information from the droid release, has nothing to do with eris
     
  10. deno73

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    Hope Eris updates along with Droid! This would make very happy..surprise!!
     
  11. bjanow

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    No I'm not. I'm going off the coffee I had this morning and my server down frustration. Basically, I'm going off BS.:cool:
     
  12. lmao
     
  13. That sort of honesty is discouraged around here. Knock it off.


    :D
     
  14. bjanow

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    Haha!! Thanks, I needed that.
     
  15. thenestor

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    I totally agree with you, because I remember how buggy the original 1.5 was when we first got these phones.

    Maybe they'll fix the log-in-after-reboot bug, but I bet it still has every other reported issue, especially since most only exist for a portion of users.
     
  16. nomarsgirl

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    They can only push out so many upgrades at once. The Eris won't start until they are finished with the Droid. Hopefully it pushes as soon as they are done with Droid.
     
  17. yournamepenor

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    i sure as heck havnt gotten the 2.1 update yet it dosnt even come out till tomorrow at 12 pm
     
  18. pkopalek

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    I will all but guarantee they fix the Facebook Sync problem, the Log-In bug, the Force Closes here and there, the USB icon appearing in the notification bar at random, until you select a 'Use as Default' for one of the options on the list, the laggy dialer, the Calendar showing all-day events the day BEFORE an event is, and so on.

    It won't be the final release. No way.
     
  19. I'm nearly certain that would be their plan.
     
  20. nomarsgirl

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    As long as the update is ready. I do understand that they don't want to give it to Eris users before the Droid users. And as long as ours is ready, they should be able to send it OTA as soon as they are done with the people who bought the expensive, ugly phones.

    I just hope ours is ready. I don't care if I lose my contacts -- they are all backed up anyway. I hope they aren't holding off until they solve that little problem.
     
  21. TheSultan

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    what are all of you waiting for? I've got an Eris and I have 2.1 already :)
     
  22. Yeah I cleverly wrote all of mine down in my Rolodex.
     
  23. chimera101

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    Any one know many Droids Verizon has sold? (lets see....divide that by 250,000 equals....)
     
  24. thenestor

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  25. pkopalek

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    Interesting.

    I wonder how delayed we will be.
     

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