Motorola Droid 2 update offers new UI and SD card encryption

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Motorola Droid 2 users must know a 2.3 update is running as i write this article “in phases,”  bring a few new interesting enhancements like the new user interface (UI), microSD card encryption for security reasons and a few fixes.

For a full list of details regarding Android 2.3 Gingerbread update v4.5.601.A955.Verizon.en.US, check the change log down below.

Changelog

  • New Download Manager
  • App and Power Management Details
  • Multi-touch key-chording
  • Improved word selection copy functionality
  • New UI and color scheme
  • New dock icons
  • App groups
  • Improved security
  • Improved battery life while using Wi-Fi
  • Fixed issue that caused frequent data connection drops
  • Mobile Hotspot status is displayed accurately
  • Improved email application
  • Correct contact name is displayed when receiving SMS messages
  • Emoticons are displayed in messages
  • Forward SMS message conversations accurately
  • Notification LED will flash when new message is received
  • Access My Verizon without any force close errors
  • Compass calibration within Google Maps syncs accurately with your location
  • Geo-tagging features available for camera applications
  • Clock widget updates time correctly
  • Callback numbers now populate in Dialer app
  • GPS apps and programs no longer cause unnecessary device resets
  • Google Books is now preloaded
  • V CAST Apps is now preloaded
  • V CAST Media Manager is now preloaded
  • Blockbuster® movie rentals license remains active after download
  • Keypad backlight turns on in darker settings
  • Improvements in screen display no longer causes display screen to turn black
  • Fixed issue that caused factory resets when the device’s mobile number is changed
  • Fixed issue that caused device reset and a black display screen after over the air upgrades.

To check or pull the update, tap Settings  > About Phone >  System Updates. Enjoy!

3 COMMENTS

  1. What do you mean my App Groups? Does this allow you to group your applications like the iPhone? If so, how do one do this? Also, I do not see the VCast App or the VCast Media Manager. Please help.

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