Verizon Wireless Rolls Out OTA Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread for Droid Incredible 2

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Verizon Wireless Rolls Out OTA Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread for Droid Incredible 2

We’ve written a lot of iPhones and ipads lately so it’s time to bring you some updates from the dark side. Verizon is finally set to start rolling out the highly desired Gingerbread operating system for your HTC Droid Incredible 2  and X devices.  This will begin today and over the next 5 days or so give or take in the form of an OTA update (over the air).   The Android smartphone was unveiled in April, HTC DROID Incredible 2 was originally sold with Android 2.2 (Froyo).Android-2.3-Gingerbread

The Gingerbread 2.3 update brings along improved functionality and enhancements to: Mobile Instant Messaging, hotmail sync issues, device connectivity, built-in browser bookmarks, and probably one of the highlights is the addition of the Wireless Charging UI and a new desktop dock app to go along.

Mail and Messaging:
– Overall improvements to the performance of Mobile IM;
– Resolved Hotmail sync & connect issues when setting up a one day sync.

Call Features:
– Improvements to device connectivity when roaming on global GSM/UMTS networks.

Device Features:
– Download Manager App: New App to manage all downloads from web browsing 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;
– 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;
– Alarm notifications will be turned off while in Emergency Mode;
– Improved stability reduces device resets & lockups;
– NY Times website has been added to the browser bookmarks;
– Addition of the Wireless Charging UI (including Wallpaper and popups when the device is charging wirelessly);
– New Desktop Dock App.

From Verizon:
Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software update, 4.5.596.MB810.Verizon.en.US, for your DROID X by MOTOROLA. This update provides several improvements for your device, as well as upgrading to the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System (OS)


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