Motorola defy baseband switcher error after updating
I could go a day with reasonable calls, a bit of browsing, wi-fi and bluetooth. Currently there are only two Android phones (DEFY , ATRIX) on the Telstra website that have Bluetick – i.e. All the others – yes, i Phones, SGSII – are only recommended for Metropolitan use because they can't grab weak signals. If the low ratings for other phones weren't justified, then I'm sure Apple, Samsung, HTC would be taking serious action against Telstra to remove the "only for Metro " label.The battery is replaceable so if you are a road warrior you can simply buy a spare battery. I have had mine for a few weeks now and use it for business.Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.As has been mentioned, I think the Defy is just a little bit more powerful, though even the original seems very adequate for people after one of the better mid-range Android devices The "Blue Tick" that Telstra awards to phones with superior reception range is a bit of a grey area, in terms of publicising the required performance, testing methodology and results.However, anecdotal evidence suggests that the Blue Tick scheme appears to be effective in that the phones with the best reception are the ones that give the best results in poor coverage areas.Coming back closer to the thread topic, it seems that reception range has been a low priority amongst smartphone designers.Bragging rights in the sexier areas of processor performance, screen size etc have had a lot more emphasis.
I cannot seem to find a guide to updating to the new PE baseband & bootloader.
Update: I’ve added in this official internal screen shot, fire up Mini Kies and get yourself Froyo!!!
To say that Samsung Vibrant owners are waking up today and checking their phones with a fury to find that elusive Froyo update would likely be an understatement.
Websites load reasonably, apps work well, the phone is responsive – it leaves the HTC Desire for dead3) It is lightweight and small – it fits comfortably inside a shirt pocket or bag4) GPS is good – fast locking and the turn by turn navigation works well.
Unlike an i Phone, the Defy is smart enough to realise when you have a car kit (compared to A2DP) and routes calls to the car kit and voice directions through the speaker.