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General Gingerbread 2.3 was here, then gone, now it's back

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by WhizGidget, Nov 15, 2010.

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When will VZW push a fixed GB OTA

Poll closed Jan 4, 2012.
  1. 10/11/11

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  2. 10/17/11

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  3. 10/24/11

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  4. 10/31/11

    3 vote(s)
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  5. 11/07/11

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  6. 11/14/111

    22 vote(s)
    20.6%
  7. 11/21/11

    6 vote(s)
    5.6%
  8. Don't care (rooted already, etc)

    23 vote(s)
    21.5%
  9. Before Christmas

    12 vote(s)
    11.2%
  10. Never, the lobsters ate all the testers so it got cancelled

    11 vote(s)
    10.3%
  11. It isn't coming at all now

    13 vote(s)
    12.1%
  12. Any minute now

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  13. Immediately after Jimmy Hoffa's body is found

    4 vote(s)
    3.7%
  14. The day after the apocalypse

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  15. Sometime after the sun goes supernova

    9 vote(s)
    8.4%
  1. Medion

    Medion Well-Known Member
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    This is absolutely false. I really hope people aren't this gullible. The software development cycles on these phones is 6 months, and Verizon (nor any carrier) doesn't get them THAT far in advance.

    Regardless, you still haven't addressed;

    -the build date
    -the fact that the build number you gave us was for the Incredible 1 leak, not the Incredible 2 OTA
     

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  2. blkbeltkid17

    blkbeltkid17 Well-Known Member
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    agreed
     
  3. jmar

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    +1...
     
  4. jmar

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    Not even the dingos can save us!
     
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  5. blkbeltkid17

    blkbeltkid17 Well-Known Member
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    No but the gargoles might be able to help us
     
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  6. jmar

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    If we were only that lucky!
     
  7. droidian1441

    droidian1441 Well-Known Member
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    What will we all do when this update actually comes? The dingos move somewhere else, and we need to find something else to debate about for nearly a year (thread started in 11-2010)..
     
  8. blkbeltkid17

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  9. MathewS81

    MathewS81 Well-Known Member
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    I'd root now if I were you. The update might break the current root methods and it could take awhile to figure out a new method. If you root now, you could just wait for some devs to release their version of the update and try it out then. It shouldn't take them very long.
     
  10. euph_22

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    +1. If your goal is to get the new software and root, you definitely should root first. This has been how I've gotten every android update ever coming to my phone (except 1), and I have always gotten it faster this way than I probably would have waiting. Within a couple days, a dev will have a rooted version of the update, the same software just with root.

    And just so there is no confusion. You can root you're phone without installing a rom. You can stay on the stock HTC software.
     
  11. blkbeltkid17

    blkbeltkid17 Well-Known Member
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    you have a very good point there my man
     
  12. Crashumbc

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    GINGERWATCH DAY 3.1456... I 'd just like to confirm from my source the Gargoyles are STILL in control! There was a rumor about some silly trolls, but I can tell you trolls can't take this heat.

    So on to the important stuff, my spy has finally made into the in sanctum. and he has a CONFIRMED date for you! 8/8,8/15,8/22,or 8/29. I GUARANTEE one of these dates! this will finally prove I'm a Gargoyle insider. I can even give you a build DATE of ##.##.##(censored by bunnies) ...

    So there you have it! Happy Monday folks!!!!

    edit: by bunny underground
     
  13. Crashumbc

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    Wait WTH? it seems my account was hacked by bunnies... I didn't have the date written down but I'll go find it again...
     
  14. NightAngel79

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    BUNNIES!!

    UNLEASH THE KRACKEN!!

    that will teach them
     
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  15. blkbeltkid17

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    This had me cracking up the while time I was reading it
     
  16. _mw_

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  17. Homan13PSU

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    So Evan, I didn't get the update today. Care to update us on what held it up?

    K...thanks...bye.
     
  18. droidian1441

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    He said August 8th. August 1st was in the poll as a possible option.
     
  19. johnt519

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    Now, now.. to his credit, he did say Aug. 8th. So wait until next Monday when it doesn't show because of some freak wormhole, to get on his case...
     
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  20. droidian1441

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    hahahahaha!
     
  21. parkschr

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    Evan,

    Thanks for the updates.
     
  22. Homan13PSU

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    Crap, I was a week ahead in my mind for some reason.
     
  23. blkbeltkid17

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    haha yeah a week ... just a week lol
     
  24. MolBasser

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    Where's mah Gingerbread?
     
  25. blkbeltkid17

    blkbeltkid17 Well-Known Member
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    it will never come the bunnies have it hostage
     

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