An update for the Motorola DROID 2 Global on Verizon has been reported to be rolling out today, so if you own the phone be sure to keep an eye out on the notification bar. While it’s not Ice Cream Sandwich for your phone, it does introduce a host of new device features, enhancements to email, messaging and data, apps and widgets and the usual bug fixes. The update improves the phone’s security thanks to a Google Security Patch, fixes an issue where the device may power on without any user interaction, saves camera settings when the phone is turned off, reduces Out of Memory errors, lets Gmail access and receive messages when Mobile Hotspot is on, and more.
The update is said to break root for the device and more – it patches the vulnerability that is used to gain root access. But for those of you who don’t mind sacrificing it, go right ahead with the update. Folks with rooted phones had best stay away – at least until a solution is found. As usual, be sure to back up your device in the event something unexpected happens. Let us know how the update goes for you.