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Motorola Atrix HD Receives Major OTA Update For Battery, Wi-Fi Improvements, But Not Jelly Bean

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Motorola Atrix HD Receives Major OTA Update For Battery, Wi-Fi Improvements, But Not Jelly Bean

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Motorola has announced a new software update for the Atrix HD, and while there’s no Jelly Bean to be found quite yet, there are a number of improvements that users ought to appreciate. Included in the update are things like enhancements to Wi-Fi connectivity, optimized battery performance and improved low light performance in the camera. The full changelog from Moto is available at the bottom of this post.

There are also a bunch of apps updated to their latest versions, including Google Chrome, Google+, GMaps, Gmail, and Street View, while the number of pre-loaded software will be increased with Quickoffice, Smart Wi-Fi, and YPmobile.

The OTA update should have already started rolling out to Atrix HD owners, but if you haven’t got yet a prompt message to download the new software package, go ahead to “Settings” – “About Phone” – “System Updates”, and perform a manual check.

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Improved Features

 

  • Wi-Fi: Improvements in WI-FI to allow for stronger connections in more places.
  • Battery: Optimized Battery performance and metering for longer battery life
  • Camera:
    • The camera changes include improvements for low light performance, reduced blurriness, and better color accuracy.
    • Bar code scanning applications like AT&T code scanner will have a higher rate of accuracy on 1st scan.
  • Games/Apps: 
    • Optimized EA/Gameloft games performance.
    • With Spotify Market Application, when skipping to the next song, the player will no longer pause.
  • Streaming: Optimized playback of Widevine streaming content which does not impact most of the streaming content available today.
  • Live Wallpaper:
    • Removed Not Supported Live Wallpaper 1) Color Bands, 2) Forest 3)Triangulations.
    • Software update will revert to Factory default Wallpaper if one of the above three is user selected prior to the update.
  • Location: Corrected functionality for Fixed pictures being Geo Tagged when settings has it disabled.
  • New and Updated Apps: Added latest versions of AT&T apps (Smart Wi-Fi, YPmobile), Pre Loaded apps (Quickoffice), and Google apps (Chrome, Google+, Maps, Gmail, Play Store, Street View).
  • Security: Implemented Latest Google Security Patches.

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