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2011-10-05 10h46_59

If your rough-and-rugged style made the Casio G'zOne your perfect Android counterpart, then we have good news for you: Gingerbread is on its way to your little tank-of-a-phone right now.

2011-10-05 10h46_59

The updates is rolling out in typical OTA fashion, and brings a few new features and fixes to the device (aside from Gingerbread, of course):

  • Screen will brighten upon touch when phone is docked during a voice call
  • Proximity sensor accurately senses presence during a voice call
  • Auto-signature can be enabled within SMS/MMS messages (but on behalf of everyone in the world, I would like to ask that you don't use this feature. It's annoying.)
  • Device will no longer generate a draft message when opening a message
  • Privacy Caution screen will now appear during Setup Wizard
  • V CAST Media Manager now comes preloaded (read: we threw some junk on there that you don't really want)
  • Reduced device lag

To see if the update is available on your device, head into Settings > About phone > System updates > Check New.

Welcome to the GB club!

[Verizon Support via Android Forums; Thanks, Scott!]

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://eventhugsneedlove.com Jason

    Yes, I agree on the signature feature. I hate getting a million texts with the signature, "MiZZ BlInG BlAnG iN Da Houzzz"

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