This comment is for the others who have responded here, because clearly our pleas for help and action have fallen on deaf ears.
So here we are, 2/3 of the way through September, and fast approaching the end of Q3. Still no ICS for Bionic.
Meanwhile a little-known, underpowered Samsung was recently got ICS, as well as an inexpensive USB memory stick. It seems all machines have, or are getting ICS, except the one advertised as "ICS Ready" and device that could "rule all machines".
All we get from +Verizon Wireless
and Motorola are vague statements or links to horribly out-of-date information. Bionic owners want to know: will we get ICS by 30 Sept, and if not, why, and and if not, what are Motorola and +Verizon Wireless
going to do for Bionic owners who have a phone that underperforms, isn't being upgraded as promised, and can't hold a data connection?
$100 off a phone (which I plan to buy at full-price to keep my unlimited data plan) doesn't cut it. And the flood of new RAZRs being released makes me very queezy about getting one of last year's RAZRs and having to endure this whole process again with Jelly Bean.
At the very least, unlock the Bionic bootloader so we can easily do what we need to do to get the performance and long-term usage out of this phone. Those who bravely took the plunge when Bionic was released are out of warranty anyway, so what's the big deal? Don't blame VZW for stopping this. HTC, most notably, has unlocked many (most?) of their phones.
Throw us a bone here. We may not be many in numbers compared to those buying Samsung or even RAZR phones, but I would wager that most Bionic owners, especially ones who care about having a phone that lives up to its promises, exert a lot of influence over the choice that family, friends, and coworkers make when choosing a phone.That adds up. We want to start recommending Motorola phones again.