Verizon Wireless has begun pushing a software update for both the DROID 2 Global and the DROID Incredible. The software will update both of these devices to Android 2.3, Gingerbread. Here is more info:
Update for the Droid 2 Global
- Download Manager App: New App to manage all of your downloads from web browsing, email attachments 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. -Multi-Touch Key-Chording: New ability to enter numbers and symbols with keyboard shortcut combos, instead of having to change to the numeric keyboard mode. - 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. - New User Interface and Color Scheme: New widgets, icons and screens with refreshed colors. - Dock Icons: Static Phone, App Launcher and Contacts icons are replaced within a customizable dock. Three swappable icons and the App Launcher icon are fixed to the Dock at the bottom of all home screen panels for easy and instant access. - App Groups: New App Menu allows creation of custom app groups, in addition to 3 default groups: All Apps, Recent and Downloaded. - Security: Added Device and SD Card encryption. VPN enhancements integrate IPSec VPN clients into device security settings. - Updated Calendar Options: ? Display Calendar and event times in your home time zone when traveling. ? Dismiss individual reminders, such as dismissing one meeting reminder without dismissing other meeting reminders. ? Easy conference dialing ? simply dial and automatically enter a conference code directly from your Calendar.
Email and Messaging + Sporadic issues with unintended recipient list corrected for text, picture, video and audio multimedia messages. + Exchange ActiveSync calendar events created on the device will now push to your PC calendar. + POP3/IMAP emails now show the correct date stamp.
New ActiveSync Email Policy Support for the following: + Data encryption for both the internal and SD card memory. + Require manual synchronization while roaming. + Allow HTML email.
Additional Device Features
+ Improvements in stability prevent lockups, resets and force close errors. + Bluetooth devices will now select the correct audio recording level for optimal voice capture and alert you when your audio level is too low. + Improved battery life while using Bluetooth. + Access My Verizon without any force close errors. + Reset Backup Assistant under Manage Applications menu. + Enhanced connectivity when roaming in GSM/UMTS networks (Europe and India). + Improved battery life during Wi-Fi use. Preloaded Apps and Programs + Google Books + Accuweather + Amazon MP3 Store + Blockbuster + Adobe Flash Player 10.2
Enhancements: - Download Manager App: ? New App to manage all of your downloads from web browsing, email attachments 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.
Messaging - MMS messages send correctly. - Properly save audio files from MMS messages. - Successfully play audio files from a message. - Send Vcard through a SMS message.
Connection - Internet connection via Bluetooth now enabled. - VZ Navigator now operates over Wi-Fi.
- Change songs in the Music widget by tapping the forward button. - Camera functions successfully without inserting SD card.