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Motorola explains DROID Android 2.1 update

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Feb 2010 18:07 User comments (1)

Motorola explains DROID Android 2.1 update Yesterday, Motorola noted that the long-anticipated Android 2.1 update was headed to the DROID smartphone sometime this week.
Today, they have detailed the update, with Droid users getting many of the top updates that were heralded on the Google Nexus One.

Multi-touch will be available for the browser, Google Maps and the photo gallery. Voice recognition is added, allowing for speech-to-text.

3D Gallery is added for photos, video and album art display, including a 3D stack that moves when the phone is tilted. Additionally, a new News and Weather app widget is added to the homescreen allowing for easy and customizable forecasts and headlines.

Battery life is expected to be improved as well.

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111.2.2010 9:20

Apparently, they jumped the gun on this announcement. Now they are saying that it was a mistake, and the update will not occur this week. Motorola is starting to piss me off now. Should have waited for the Nexus One....

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