It looks like Motorola is unlocking the Atrix bootloader with the Gingerbread update
0. phoneArena 22 Jun 2011, 22:06 posted on
In keeping with their promise to unlock the bootloaders of their Android phones, it looks like the Gingerbread update for the Motorola Atrix will also unlock the bootloader...
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1. protozeloz (Posts: 5189; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
this is quite interesting, wonder how good the update will be, hope it brings the features people are asking for, and maybe more uses for the fingerprint scanner like opening apps by swiping a certain finger directly from the lock screen (I've heard something related to that)
also 2.3.3 wont be half bad and 2.3.4 will be an easy update from there (I think), but will have to wait and see, July is really close
Hope I can get some details when the update its available
2. yougotkilled1 (Posts: 165; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)
Indeed very interesting. Now the Atrix will truly be the phone it was meant to be from the beginning. 2.3.4 shouldn't be that hard of an update. We'll just have to see :)
6. cheetah2k (Posts: 696; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
I think it will take a bit more than that to make it into the phone it was meant to be.....
Moto really lost momentum on this handset. Started off with absolute awesomness, but now.. meh....
3. skymitch89 (Posts: 925; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)
Well, Q3 is only about a week away, so technically they are going to be late to make the bootloader easier to unlock.
4. cheetah2k (Posts: 696; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
Damn... And I just sold my Atrix... No matter, my SGSII will have to do :-p