Saturday, July 23, 2011

Atrix 4G Gingerbread update released !



Finaly, long awaited Gingerbread 2.3.4 (4.5.91 version firmware) for Atrix 4Gphones available for OTA update !

Common changes are:

Gallery
Enhancements to the picture Gallery allow you to aggregate all your photos, your friends’ photos and photo comments from social networking and photo sites like Facebook and Picasa in one place for easy viewing

Music
Enhancements so your Music player is now connected to a dashboard for music discovery. Plus, easy access to all your favorite artists, live, personalized recommendations for songs & videos and news and event updates

User Interface
Updated user interface with simpler home screen design, including shift to use of white backgrounds in menus, enabling better viewing experience

Dock Icons
Enhancement that enables easy access to favorite apps at bottom of each screen

Organized App Tray
Enhancement that helps you personalize and categorize favorite apps into groups so you can be more efficient

Location Based Recommendations
Enhancement that provides access to social content in one place so you can find out what is happening around you. You can use Yelp reviews and Facebook check-ins to find out what others are recommending

Faster Webtop Browsing
Enhancement to webtop application includes Firefox 4.0 so you can browse faster than with previous versions of Firefox

HD Video Playback
Enhancement that now enables HD Video Playback in 1080p for better viewing experience

Multiple Recipient Emails
Create groups for multiple recipient emails so you can communicate faster

One touch conference call access
Enhancement that makes it easier to dial-in to conference bridges while you’re on-the-go

Task Management Tools
Enhancement that makes it easier to create, edit & delete tasks, and to assign priorities and reminders

Productivity Tools
Enhancements to business ready security features so you can get more work done on-the-go which includes robust VPN, device and SD card encryption, device management via 3rd party console and remote wipe capability

Notification Tray
Enhancement that enables you to dismiss notifications one at a time
Highlights

As side effects you will need to re-root your device after update if its been rooted before.
Here is link for rooting Gingerbread on Atrix

Look whats been changed !

Froyo + MotoBlur:





Gingerbread:





Enjoy this nice update from Moto !

P.S.
First day of use:
Pros - new feature- notification when BT headphone battery low and showing % BT battery level
Nice new animations - turn on off screen, smooth rotation, new dock and recent apps managing.

Cons - Lost USSD support in my network (BeeLine)
- no more SMS delivery reports - changing in settings.mkitso not working

Bugs: (found so far)
- slow Wifi transfers when using Phone Portal over WiFi
- Icons from Home Screen disappears if app is moved to Media Storage and under any reasons storage been unmounted (e.g. connecting to PC as Storage) and not return after mount - very annoying