QWERTY phones might be few and far between but they haven't died out completely. If you have a Motorola Photon Q and you're on C Spire, you might want to open your Settings menu and check for updates. The round sugary goodness of Jelly Bean is on its way.
The update brings a bunch of improvements in its wake:
- Google Now
Added feature that generates real-time notifications throughout the day with relevant, contextual information such as weather, traffic, calendar. To access Google Now, press and hold the phone's search key.
- Voice Search
Enhanced Voice Search to recognize questions asked in colloquial language, such as "Do I need an umbrella today?" Some questions may receive a spoken answer, while others will trigger a Google Search.
Improved image quality and more intuitive Panorama Mode.
Enhanced dictionaries and improved text-to-speech capabilities.
Added capability to zoom out to filmstrip mode where photos can be deleted by swiping up and down.
Added actions to some notifications that can be taken directly from the notifications shade. Added capability to expand and collapse email and text notifications by pinching fingers, in order to view more or less information.
- Chrome Browser
New Chrome Browser provides multi-tabbed web surfing with the world's most popular browser.
Resolved random instances of Quickoffice® closing when reviewing a document.
- Global Roaming
Improved GSM roaming connectivity for expanded global use.
- Security Features
Repaired the face unlock security feature for enhanced security and ease of use.
- Removed Applications
Quick Views, Speed Dial, MOTOPRINT.
- Voice to Text
Improved voice to text software experience for texting, emailing, and web search, offering improved accuracy and faster response.