Bionic – Droid Life https://www.droid-life.com An intense Android news community bringing you the latest in phones, rooting, apps, and reviews. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:59:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 #TBT: Remember the DROID Bionic? https://www.droid-life.com/2016/09/29/tbt-remember-droid-bionic/ https://www.droid-life.com/2016/09/29/tbt-remember-droid-bionic/#comments Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:52:42 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=191926

Of course you do, it was the DROID Bionic, aka the original hypebeast phone. OK, maybe not the original, but it was certainly one of those phones that had so much coverage after delays and design changes, that by the time it landed, it was doomed. And that’s why we’re #TBT-ing it today. The DROID Bionic … Continued

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Of course you do, it was the DROID Bionic, aka the original hypebeast phone. OK, maybe not the original, but it was certainly one of those phones that had so much coverage after delays and design changes, that by the time it landed, it was doomed. And that’s why we’re #TBT-ing it today.

The DROID Bionic was originally introduced at a splashy press event during CES 2011. This was back when CES actually mattered to those of us in the mobile industry. The phone shown at the time, was going to be the first dual-core powered device with 4G LTE, but you have to remember that it was a part of Motorola’s Lapdock push as well. You see, Motorola wanted to create the ultimate power device that allowed users to have both connectivity in a phone and on a laptop like experience. Parts of the idea were brilliant, but as we now know, the implementation was probably ahead of its time and never fully materialized as we had hoped. 

What I find so fascinating about the DROID Bionic is that I’m not sure I can recall a phone that was shown off, scrapped a few months later, and replaced by another phone under the same name. The original DROID Bionic looked like this (see below). As you can tell from the image at the top of this post, they are quite different.

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Why the change? During 2011, we saw the big push of 4G LTE. Unfortunately, because LTE was so new, it didn’t exactly work with all of the different chipsets in phones at that time. The original Bionic sported a Tegra 2 processor, but Verizon, Motorola, and NVIDIA couldn’t seem to get the T2 and an LTE radio to play nice enough together and had to make the switch over to an OMAP mid-year to get the phone out before the holidays. They eventually did and that may have also been the beginning of the end in mobile for NVIDIA. That’s a tale for another day.

And then the Bionic dropped at a pretty steep price point, a massive marketing campaign came along with it, and few of you bought it. Well, that’s probably not the fairest representation of its sales, but I don’t think anyone considers the Bionic to be a smashing success. Those delays, the over-the-top and extra cheesy commercials, the design swap, the awful software (Blur!), and the poor experience through the Lapdock ultimately resulted in one of the bigger busts I can remember.

Whatever, though, let’s look at this guy one more time. That’s right, a special #TBT video just for the DROID Bionic.

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#TBT: When PenTile Displays Were King. https://www.droid-life.com/2016/04/14/tbt-pentile-displays/ https://www.droid-life.com/2016/04/14/tbt-pentile-displays/#comments Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:29:38 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=185049

Take yourself back to 2011 for a moment and answer me this – remember PenTile displays? If you do, I’m sure you already have a headache just thinking about the years upon years of companies like Motorola using the technology in their phones, likely in an attempt to cut costs while upping resolution. From jagged lines … Continued

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Take yourself back to 2011 for a moment and answer me this – remember PenTile displays? If you do, I’m sure you already have a headache just thinking about the years upon years of companies like Motorola using the technology in their phones, likely in an attempt to cut costs while upping resolution. From jagged lines and blurred scrolling with ghosting to greens showing as browns and web pages not even being able to render text properly, it was hard out here for a phone with a PenTile panel, especially the original Atrix, DROID X2, Bionic, RAZR, Galaxy Nexus, and Galaxy S3. 

Just look at that image at the top of this post. And no, we aren’t talking about the low pixel count – we are talking about the lack of fully straight lines, the hatching, and the Android green that is a light brown. Or better yet, look at this image below, where the X2 can’t display text properly because it’s RGBW pixels have no idea what the hell they are doing.

Mmhmmm.

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Of course, as display technology has improved and resolutions have skyrocketed to the Quad HD realm, odd pixel arrangements (like Samsung’s diamond pixels) have become less of an issue. But man, for a while there, we were often praying for LCD displays in phones because all of the early AMOLED panels used a PenTile Matrix and were trash.

Here is a comparison shot we took of (in order) the Galaxy Nexus, HTC Rezound, and DROID RAZR. The only LCD panel is the Rezound, if that wasn’t obvious. As a reminder, the G-Nex and Rezound were two of the first HD (720p) displays and so the Nexus display wasn’t necessarily the worst because of the pixel count, even with its PenTile arrangement. However, I don’t think anyone can go back to that time and claim that it was one of the best either.

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But again, our world has improved and now AMOLED panels have become the best on the planet, at least according to display testing experts. We also tend to favor AMOLED panels over LCDs, as LCDs in some of the best flagships in recent years haven’t matched up well (like the G5).

Here is that diamond arrangement from Samsung that I referenced, seen here on a Galaxy S7. Yes, Samsung is still using this weird setup, yet their displays keep topping each other for best in the business. I’m sure there is some other technology at play here, but at one time, all we could complain about was pixel arrangement.

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Anyone want to take it back to 2011? No?

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Jelly Bean on DROID Bionic Root Method Released, Instructions For Those Running Ubuntu https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/23/jelly-bean-on-droid-bionic-root-method-released-only-for-those-running-ubuntu/ https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/23/jelly-bean-on-droid-bionic-root-method-released-only-for-those-running-ubuntu/#comments Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:57:48 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=105843 From the same man that unlocked some of Motorola’s heavily guarded bootloaders, a new root method for DROID Bionic owners running the new Jelly Bean firmware has been released. Unfortunately for most of you, it is for folks running Ubuntu because due to technical reasons, a Windows version is currently impossible.  Root is acquired by running … Continued

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From the same man that unlocked some of Motorola’s heavily guarded bootloaders, a new root method for DROID Bionic owners running the new Jelly Bean firmware has been released. Unfortunately for most of you, it is for folks running Ubuntu because due to technical reasons, a Windows version is currently impossible. 

Root is acquired by running a modified version of Motorola’s own Motoshare software and some customized files. If you fit the bill as a Bionic owner on the new firmware and have yourself a running Linux workstation, go follow the via and get your root on.

Via: Droidrzr

Cheers Jim!

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DROID Bionic Jelly Bean Update Rolling Out Now! https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/18/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-update-rolling-out-now/ https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/18/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-update-rolling-out-now/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:38:52 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=105402 We’ve heard from a handful of readers this morning who were able to update their DROID Bionic devices to official Jelly Bean. The update itself was approved by Verizon last week as build 98.72.22, so the timing for a rollout seems about right. One of our readers that received the update was not a part … Continued

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We’ve heard from a handful of readers this morning who were able to update their DROID Bionic devices to official Jelly Bean. The update itself was approved by Verizon last week as build 98.72.22, so the timing for a rollout seems about right. One of our readers that received the update was not a part of the soak test either, leading us to believe that the update may be live for everyone.

To get yourself into Google Now, head into Settings>About phone>System updates and see if the update is available. The support documents for the update show it as being about 98MB in size.

If you aren’t able to pull it, a manual install is still available.

Cheers March, Josh and everyone else!

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DROID Bionic Jelly Bean Update Available for Download and Manual Install https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/15/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-update-available-for-download-and-manual-install/ https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/15/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-update-available-for-download-and-manual-install/#comments Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:39:33 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=104853 On Friday, Verizon approved the much-anticipated Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.2) update for the Motorola DROID Bionic. As is typical with Motorola updates, an initial rollout of the new firmware was pushed to members of a test group to make sure that no major issues were hanging around. Thanks to that push to testers, we now … Continued

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On Friday, Verizon approved the much-anticipated Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.2) update for the Motorola DROID Bionic. As is typical with Motorola updates, an initial rollout of the new firmware was pushed to members of a test group to make sure that no major issues were hanging around. Thanks to that push to testers, we now have the file for anyone willing to take the plunge and manually update ahead of time. 

In order to flash the update file, you’ll have to be running stock 6.7.246, which is the last update the Bionic received. You can have root prior to updating, but will likely need to utilize the OTA Rootkeeper app in order to keep it afterwards. Reports seem to be mixed thus far on whether or not this is working, though.

In order to flash the update, download the file from below, drop it on your SD card, reboot into recovery, and then install from SD Card.

The full changelog for the update can be found here.

Update:  If the download link below is dead, be sure to head to the XDA thread.

Via:  XDA [Download Link]

Cheers Russel and Justtyn!

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DROID Bionic Jelly Bean Update Approved by Verizon as Build 98.72.22 (Updated) https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/12/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-update-approved-by-verizon-as-build-98-72-22/ https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/12/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-update-approved-by-verizon-as-build-98-72-22/#comments Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:45:32 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=104713 The Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.2) update for the DROID Bionic has been approved by Verizon as build number 98.72.22. The update will include a number of important goodies like an immensely improved voice search, smarter notifications with actionable items, a better keyboard, and of course, Google Now. Your device should also run smoother, feature more … Continued

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The Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.2) update for the DROID Bionic has been approved by Verizon as build number 98.72.22. The update will include a number of important goodies like an immensely improved voice search, smarter notifications with actionable items, a better keyboard, and of course, Google Now. Your device should also run smoother, feature more intuitive graphics, and react quicker to touch responses thanks to Project Butter. 

Outside of new Android features, Motorola has improved voice and data connectivity (hotspot too) and calendar settings. They also removed bloatware.

A soak test of the update to members of Motorola’s Feedback Network will likely start before the mass rollout happens, so stay patient for now. Once that is complete, we’ll be sure to report back.

Update:  Verizon confirms that the update will start to roll out in phases from April 15.

The update is 98.72MB in size.

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More info.

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DROID Bionic Jelly Bean Soak Test Invites Go Out, the Time for Android 4.1 has Come https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/03/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-soak-test-invites-go-out-the-time-for-android-4-1-has-come/ https://www.droid-life.com/2013/04/03/droid-bionic-jelly-bean-soak-test-invites-go-out-the-time-for-android-4-1-has-come/#comments Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:20:57 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=103632 About a week after Motorola committed to a Q2 rollout for the Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) update of the DROID Bionic, the company has begun sending out invites for members of their Motorola Feedback Network to participate in a soak test of the new software. The invites specifically say “Jelly Bean software release,” so there … Continued

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About a week after Motorola committed to a Q2 rollout for the Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) update of the DROID Bionic, the company has begun sending out invites for members of their Motorola Feedback Network to participate in a soak test of the new software. The invites specifically say “Jelly Bean software release,” so there isn’t any guessing to be had here.  

Hi,

Thanks for joining the Motorola Feedback Network. We are inviting owners of the Droid Bionic on Verizon to participate in an early preview of the new Jelly Bean software release, and provide feedback. If you are not currently using a Droid Bionic, please excuse and ignore this email.

The registration window for this soak could be extremely small — sorry about that. Please act now to take part.

Click this link — https://www.surveymonkey.com/ — to take the enrollment survey if you wish to take part. Note that you must be a member in good standing of the Motorola Owners’ Forums to be included. The registration window could close without notice so please respond as quickly as possible.

This is a confidential test under the terms of the Motorola Feedback Network. Do not post any details or information about this on any public sites.

Thanks. Although we expect to start soon, we ask for your patience if you register but don’t hear from us right away.

Matt
Motorola Owners’ Forums
Motorola Feedback Network

Typically, soak tests start within a couple of days after invites like these go out. Assuming the test software is bugfree and a success, Motorola and Verizon will announce the update and start pushing it out to everyone shortly thereafter.

This update for the Bionic is seemingly the last 4.1 update that I can think of for Motorola phones. We have already seen 4.1 arrive for the RAZR HD, original RAZR, and DROID 4 within the last couple of months. The Xyboards are likely still in play as tablets, but they also seem like the dirty stepchildren of the Moto family.

Cheers E, M, D, G, J, J, B, J and everyone else!

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Motorola Commits to Updating DROID Bionic to Jelly Bean in Q2 https://www.droid-life.com/2013/03/26/motorola-commits-to-updating-droid-bionic-to-jelly-bean-in-q2/ https://www.droid-life.com/2013/03/26/motorola-commits-to-updating-droid-bionic-to-jelly-bean-in-q2/#comments Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:07:57 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=102864 Motorola made a slight change to their DROID Bionic software news page today, one that signifies them finally settling in on a time frame for updating the device to Jelly Bean. Q2 is it. If you had hopes of receiving the update by the end of Q1, which is in 5 days, you will leave … Continued

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Motorola made a slight change to their DROID Bionic software news page today, one that signifies them finally settling in on a time frame for updating the device to Jelly Bean. Q2 is it. If you had hopes of receiving the update by the end of Q1, which is in 5 days, you will leave the month and quarter disappointed. I know there were rumors of the update happening in Q1, but as far as we can tell, the update page from Motorola has only said that it would receive 4.1, not when. This is the first time the update site has listed out a specific quarter.

So, Q2 means the update could arrive anywhere from April 1 through June 30. Ugh.

Via:  Motorola

Cheers Gabriel!

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DROID Bionic ICS 6.7.246 Fastboot File Released, Tinkerers Get to Downloading https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/30/droid-bionic-ics-6-7-246-fastboot-file-released-tinkerers-get-to-downloading/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/30/droid-bionic-ics-6-7-246-fastboot-file-released-tinkerers-get-to-downloading/#comments Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:52:16 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=87710 If you still like to hack on your DROID Bionic, you’ll be pleased to learn that the new Ice Cream Sandwich update (6.7.246) fastboot file has been released. Just like with old SBF files that were flashed in RSD Lite, this will allow you to recover your phone should you run into any issues. If … Continued

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If you still like to hack on your DROID Bionic, you’ll be pleased to learn that the new Ice Cream Sandwich update (6.7.246) fastboot file has been released. Just like with old SBF files that were flashed in RSD Lite, this will allow you to recover your phone should you run into any issues. If anything, you should download for safe keeping.

We should point out that once you are running ICS 6.7.246, it is highly recommended that you never try to flash back to Gingerbread 5.9.905, as it may permanently brick your device.

Via:  DownloadsDroidRzr

Cheers Adan!

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DROID Bionic Ice Cream Sandwich Update Available to All! https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/23/droid-bionic-ice-cream-sandwich-update-available-to-all/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/23/droid-bionic-ice-cream-sandwich-update-available-to-all/#comments Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:47:33 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=86735 The long overdue Ice Cream Sandwich update for the DROID Bionic is available to all owners of the phone, today. As you know, the update has been approved as build 6.7.246 and will jump your phone to Android 4.0.4. The entire details of the update can be found here. To pull the update yourself, head … Continued

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The long overdue Ice Cream Sandwich update for the DROID Bionic is available to all owners of the phone, today. As you know, the update has been approved as build 6.7.246 and will jump your phone to Android 4.0.4. The entire details of the update can be found here.

To pull the update yourself, head into Settings>About phone>System updates.

Cheers Josh, Matt, Brandon, Nimrodmar10, Justin, anon, and everyone else!

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Motorola Posts List of Phones Not Receiving Jelly Bean, Confirms Which Phones Will Get the Update https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/19/motorola-posts-list-of-phones-not-receiving-jelly-bean-confirms-which-phones-will-get-the-update/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/19/motorola-posts-list-of-phones-not-receiving-jelly-bean-confirms-which-phones-will-get-the-update/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2012 21:42:53 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=86510 When Motorola first unveiled the new RAZR family at the beginning of September, they told us that they wouldn’t be able to update all of their previously released devices to Jelly Bean (Android 4.1). Since they had too large of a portfolio and would need to leave some out of the fun, they mentioned that … Continued

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When Motorola first unveiled the new RAZR family at the beginning of September, they told us that they wouldn’t be able to update all of their previously released devices to Jelly Bean (Android 4.1). Since they had too large of a portfolio and would need to leave some out of the fun, they mentioned that owners of these devices would be able to buy a new Motorola phone and then trade in their old phone for $100. They posted the list of devices, this afternoon, which we have below. 

So if the list of phones on the left is of those not receiving Jelly Bean, that means that the DROID Bionic and DROID 4 somehow made the list of phones in line to get it. That’s got to feel good, right? We should also point out that sources of ours said that Motorola is targeting Q1 for Android 4.1 updates for the original RAZR and RAZR MAXX, Bionic, and D4. The RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD should see 4.1 before the end of the year.

Update:  Motorola has also made changes to their update schedule:

There you have it, folks, All of the new RAZRs will see Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) before the end of 2013. The Atrix HD, Photon Q, Electrify 2, DROID RAZR, RAZR MAXX, DROID 4, and Bionic will all receive it at some point in the future.

Via:  Motorola

Cheers Matt and Mark!

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DROID Bionic Ice Cream Sandwich Update Finally Approved as Build 6.7.246 https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/18/droid-bionic-ice-cream-sandwich-update-finally-approved-as-build-6-7-246/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/18/droid-bionic-ice-cream-sandwich-update-finally-approved-as-build-6-7-246/#comments Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:49:51 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=86331 Ahhhhh yeah, DROID Bionic owners. We know you about threw your phone through the window when Verizon announced that the LG Lucid would be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich tomorrow, before you, but they came through moments ago. The support docs for the ICS (Android 4.0.4) update for the Bionic have been uploaded, which means that … Continued

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Ahhhhh yeah, DROID Bionic owners. We know you about threw your phone through the window when Verizon announced that the LG Lucid would be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich tomorrow, before you, but they came through moments ago. The support docs for the ICS (Android 4.0.4) update for the Bionic have been uploaded, which means that it has been approved and should start to rollout any day.

The update includes all of the goodies that you would expect in ICS, like new swipe-able notifications, a more stock Android look, quick folders, new lockscreen, better multi-tasking (press and hold “Home”), and data management. Motorola also tossed in Smart Actions, improved Google Calendar sync, improved Google Play, and updated all sorts of bloatware.

The update is 368MB in size. 

More info.

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DROID Bionic Soak Test Incoming, Should be Ice Cream Sandwich https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/11/droid-bionic-soak-test-incoming-should-be-ice-cream-sandwich/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/10/11/droid-bionic-soak-test-incoming-should-be-ice-cream-sandwich/#comments Fri, 12 Oct 2012 02:12:08 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=85519 According to the flood of emails that just landed in our inbox, Motorola has invited DROID Bionic owners to test out a new software update. Since Moto and Verizon missed their original Ice Cream Sandwich deadline, and later told us to expect it in Q4, I’d say this is likely it. We were told last … Continued

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According to the flood of emails that just landed in our inbox, Motorola has invited DROID Bionic owners to test out a new software update. Since Moto and Verizon missed their original Ice Cream Sandwich deadline, and later told us to expect it in Q4, I’d say this is likely it. We were told last week by a source that the update would be here within 2-3 weeks.

Soak tests usually take a couple of days to start. Once they rollout to testers and are successful, the official update tends to go live a few days later.

Can you believe it?

Cheers T, M, M, and N!

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Motorola’s Punit Soni: Bionic Owners Have “Gotten a Raw Deal,” New Motorola Will Try to “Fix Things” https://www.droid-life.com/2012/09/21/motorolas-punit-soni-bionic-owners-have-gotten-a-raw-deal-new-motorola-will-try-to-fix-things/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/09/21/motorolas-punit-soni-bionic-owners-have-gotten-a-raw-deal-new-motorola-will-try-to-fix-things/#comments Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:52:08 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=83432 Punit Soni has only been the VP of Product at Motorola for a few weeks and already has taken to Google+ to interact personally with current customers to try to fix some of the company’s past mistakes. One of the topics he is actively involved in includes the DROID Bionic and the fact that it … Continued

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Punit Soni has only been the VP of Product at Motorola for a few weeks and already has taken to Google+ to interact personally with current customers to try to fix some of the company’s past mistakes. One of the topics he is actively involved in includes the DROID Bionic and the fact that it still has not received its Ice Cream Sandwich update. As you all know, Motorola previously promised to the world that the update would be here in “early Q3,” however, we are now days away from the end of Q3 and the update is no where in sight. 

Soni admits that Bionic owners have “gotten a raw deal” thus far and that a new plan is being formed, but also wants it to be clear that with the new Motorola team at the top, they are doing everything they can to eliminate situations like this from ever happening:

We have a plan for Bionic. I am currently solidifying things to ensure we can publish it, commit and follow up. I think you guys have gotten a raw deal and we could do way better. But you are one of the top few things I worry about when I look at Upgrades.

The Google+ thread of his that we have linked below continues on for quite some time and is filled with Soni’s responses to all sorts of customers. One comment of his that stood out was the thought that his team now knows to “take your complaints seriously” and that in the future, they will be transparent and stand next to upgrade timelines:

Again..I totally understand how you feel. And this should never happen. I am not going to throw out the argument “we just got here”. We are taking responsibility for this. And we will engage with you, listen carefully to your concerns and most importantly, try to FIX things.
So we are doing that. My team knows to take your complaints seriously, we are working hard to update the Upgrades timeline pages to reflect the right data, and then we WILL stand next to those timings and will meet them. As far as what is in our control, we will be transparent and we will commit to your happiness.

Keep the feedback coming.

I suggest you take up Soni on his offer to provide more feedback. With a new CEO and other execs at the top from Google, Motorola is wanting to change to be better after years of pain. It all starts with listening to passionate consumers like you.

Via:  Google+

Cheers Lambo!

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DROID Bionic Lapdocks Available Today Through DailySteals for $60 https://www.droid-life.com/2012/09/19/droid-bionic-lapdocks-available-today-through-dailysteals-for-60/ https://www.droid-life.com/2012/09/19/droid-bionic-lapdocks-available-today-through-dailysteals-for-60/#comments Wed, 19 Sep 2012 21:33:06 +0000 http://www.droid-life.com/?p=83126 If for some reason, you still find yourself in need of a Motorola Lapdock and own a DROID Bionic, then look no further than today’s deal over at DailySteals. Since Motorola has essentially killed the Lapdock now that former CEO Sanjay Jha is no longer in control, you’ll probably find fire sales like this all … Continued

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If for some reason, you still find yourself in need of a Motorola Lapdock and own a DROID Bionic, then look no further than today’s deal over at DailySteals. Since Motorola has essentially killed the Lapdock now that former CEO Sanjay Jha is no longer in control, you’ll probably find fire sales like this all over the internet. In fact, Verizon is willing to part with them for $50 if you can find a store with any in stock.

I personally cannot stand the Lapdock. I own both the Bionic and RAZR versions and have found them to be completely unusable for long periods of time. The idea may have been good on paper, but the execution, like many Motorola products over the last couple of years, was terrible. But again, if for some reason you can’t move on in life without having owned a Lapdock, today is your day.

Buy.

Cheers to everyone who sent this!

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