Motorola Support forums announced earlier that the long-awaited update for Droid 2 Global to Android 2.3 Gingerbread is now rolling out in phases. The upgrade includes numerous enhancements including a new download manager app, multi-touch key-chording, new user interface, and more.
More discussion about Droid 2 updates here. You can access the update by going to Menu > Settings > About phone > System updates.
Enhancements: + Download Manager App: New App to manage all of your downloads from web browsing, email
attachments and other apps. + App and Power Management Details: Under Manage Applications, a new “Running” tab displays a list of active applications and the storage and memory being used by each. + Multi-Touch Key-Chording: New ability to enter numbers and symbols with keyboard shortcut combos, instead of having to change to the numeric keyboard mode. + Improved Word Selection and Copy Functionality: New capability to select a word via press-hold. A second press of the selected word copies the selected characters. + New User Interface and Color Scheme: New widgets, icons and screens with refreshed colors. + Dock Icons: Static Phone, App Launcher and Contacts icons are replaced within a
customizable dock. Three swappable icons and the App Launcher icon are
fixed to the Dock at the bottom of all home screen panels for easy and
+ App Groups: New App Menu allows creation of custom app groups, in addition to 3
default groups: All Apps, Recent and Downloaded.
+ Security: Added Device and SD Card encryption. VPN enhancements integrate IPSec VPN clients into device security settings. + Updated Calendar Options: • Display Calendar and event times in your home time zone when traveling. • Dismiss individual reminders, such as dismissing one meeting reminder
without dismissing other meeting reminders. • Easy conference dialing – simply dial and automatically enter a conference code directly from your Calendar.
For the full change log click here