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Motorola DROID 3 could be close to an update

Motorola DROID 3 could be close to an update
The Motorola DROID 3 could be getting close to an update. Motorola has not sent out the now familiar email seeking your participation in a soak test, but the developer community has found a pair of  new builds that can be flashed in stock recovery without rooting the device. One problem with the developer builds is that you won't be able to revert back to an older version once one of the new builds is flashed. Which means if you run into bugs on the update, you're out of luck.

The Motorola DROID 3

The Motorola DROID 3

Your best bet is to wait for Verizon to officially release the next DROID 3 firmware update. The phone's model has been out since last summer and has now been replaced with the LTE enabled Motorola DROID 4. And while it would be great for DROID 3 owners if we could confirm that Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to your phone, there is no definitive word on whether or not the DROID 3 will be receiving the update.

Outside of Android 4.0, what would you guys want to see on the next update for the Motorola DROID 3? The last update for the model was 5.6.890 which was received by DROID 3 users in September. The update brought 30 fixes to the phone including the addition of video chat support to Google Talk.

source: Phandroid

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posted on 15 Feb 2012, 11:42 1

1. squeeb (Posts: 99; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)


I want to taste some ICS Plleeeeaaaassssee

posted on 15 Feb 2012, 12:19 1

2. sgreen (Posts: 4; Member since: 11 Jan 2012)


Verizon switched my and my wife's Droid 2 Globals to the Droid 3 after the Gingerbread update screwed up our phones. I like the Droid 3 and will not take the chance with a major update, especially not at release.

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