Throughout the day we received reports about Motorola Droid Pro’s update to Gingerbread. An update which was announced back in May by Verizon and Motorola it seems it’s here and ready to download.
If you didn’t got prompt for a new firmware update already please head into Menu > Settings > About phone > System updates and check if any OTA (over the air) firmware shows up for upgrade.
Verizon Wireless and Motorola encourage you to download this update. Enhancements: + Download Manager App: New App to manage all of your downloads from web browsing, emailattachments and other apps. + App and Power Management Details: Under Manage Applications, a new “Running” tab displays a list ofactive 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 acustomizable dock. Three swappable icons and the App Launcher icon arefixed to the dock at the bottom of all home screen panels for easy andinstant access. + App Groups: New App Menu allows creation of custom app groups, in addition to 3default groups: All Apps, Recent and Downloaded.+ Updated Calendar Options: • Display Calendar and event times in your home time zone when traveling. • Dismiss individual reminders, such as dismissing one meeting reminderwithout dismissing other meeting reminders.• Easy conference dialing – simply dial and automatically enter aconference code directly from your Calendar. • Update Calendar appointments using Exchange ActiveSync withoutdeleting them. + Google Books now comes preloaded. + Geo-tagging features available for camera applications. Other improvements: + Improved contact syncing from multiple email accounts. + Improved battery life while using Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth®. + Correct contact name is displayed when receiving SMS messages. + Forward SMS message conversations correctly. + Mobile Hotspot status is displayed accurately. + Clock widget updates time correctly. + GPS apps and programs no longer cause unnecessary device resets. + V CAST Media Manager now comes preloaded.