Tag Archive: Bionic


Motorola Droid Bionic, Droid RAZR & Atrix 2 Fastboot files now available – Bring your device back to life from a soft brick

Motorola Fastboot

If you like to tinker around with your device then chances are you’ve suffered a soft brick or two in your life, then spent some time hitting up Google and eventually finding some magical files to help restore your device back to normal.

Those wonderful little files are the Fastboot recoevery files and they are great to have kicking around just in case things go awry, and while they’re often hard to find  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for Motorola Droid Bionic

Seidio SURFACE Case for Motorola Droid Bionic

The Dec. 27 ShopAndroid.com Deal of the Day is the Seidio SURFACE Case for Motorola Droid Bionic. Available in four colors — black, sapphire blue, burgundy and amethyst —  this case consists of interlocking top and bottom pieces that fit your Motorola Droid Bionic snugly, and Seidio’s signature soft touch finish provides a great feel and better grip without attracting lint. And, best of  [Read More…]

Droid Bionic gets a mysterious OS update

Motorola Droid Bionic update

We love updates. That is, we love updates when we know what they are and what they do. Such is not the case with the Motorola Droid Bionic, which is in the midst of getting an update to system version 5.9.901. Verizon’s yet to post a changelog, and the OS version is still Android 2.3.4. Though AC reader Jim does note that there appears to be a new “Emergency  [Read More…]

Motorola Droid Bionic major maintenance update rolling out

Motorola Droid Bionic

Judging from the excitement in our inbox and in the Droid Bionic forums, it looks like that major maintenance update is rolling out. Here’s what you get, and it’s a pretty long list:

E-mail, messaging and data Improved stability of data on 3G and 4G Fixed lockup that could occur while browing during the handoff from Wifi to 4G “Data roaming” pop-up message will display once when roaming in CDMA  [Read More…]

Update for the Droid Bionic imminent, rolling out “soon”

 

Droid Bionic

The Motorola Droid Bionic is set to receive a fairly substantial update, said to fix connectivity issues and a number of various bugs. Software version 5.5.893, which totals 54.5 MB, improves data stability, increases the Mobile Hotspot capacity to eight devices, and fixes media playback via Bluetooth, just to name a few tweaks. The full list of improvements is available at the source link (there’s more than the image above leads  [Read More…]

Droid Bionic drops to $199 on-contract, sorry early adopters

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The Motorola Droid Bionic was easily one of the most hyped devices of 2011. Unfortunately, when the Bionic was finally released almost three months ago, the sales did not match the hype. So what’s Verizon to do? How about chip a hundred dollars off the on-contract price?

When the Bionic first released on September 8, 2011, it cost a hefty $ 299.99 on-contract. Not that the Bionic isn’t worth $ 300  [Read More…]

Droid Bionic maintenance update coming … eventually

Motorola Droid Bionic

Pop quiz: Which one of the following is true about the upcoming maintenance update for the Motorola Droid Bionic:

It’ll likely be out by the end of the year. It’ll likely be out by Christmas. It’s coming in the next 30 to 60 days. Nobody really knows when it’s coming.

You’re right. It’s a trick question. Moto Matt, everybody’s favorite Motorola support forums manager, this afternoon dropped the following regarding  [Read More…]

Motorola, on Twitter, says RAZR, Bionic and Xoom will get Ice Cream Sandwich within 6 weeks of code drop (Update: Or not)

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Update: And proving our point that Twitter isn’t exactly the best way to go about something like this, Motorola has deleted any Tweet that references doing anything with a 6-week window. Carry on.

Original: Let’s explain (again) what’s about to happen here: Motorola, on Twitter, responded to someone with the following:

We’ll be releasing devices for ICS 6 weeks after Google releases the final version of it.

The Twitter account later clarified, saying  [Read More…]

Motorola Droid Bionic kernel source released

Droid Bionic

Samsung’s not the only OEM releasing source code today, as Motorola has released the kernel and other GPL source code for the Motorola Droid Bionic.  Developers can use this, and will use this, but more important is that it shows that Motorola is serious about its commitment to open-source software.  We ride them because of their bootloader policies, but in reality all they are required to do is provide source code for  [Read More…]

Amazon Wireless drops all Verizon phones to a penny, including the Droid Bionic

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Amazon Wireless has a pretty fantastic deal going for new Verizon customers right now. You can get any handset you want on Big Red for just a penny with a new 2-year contract, including free 2-day shipping.

To be clear, when they say everything, they mean everything. The Motorola Droid Bionic, Samsung Droid Charge[Read More…]