Motorola DROID Bionic software update now rolling out

We’ve known about the impending software update for the DROID Bionic by Motorola for a little while now, and for owners out there who have been eagerly anticipating getting this new software version on your device, today looks to be the start of the roll-out. As always, Verizon and Motorola are issuing the update in stages, so if you didn’t already receive the update notification, or you don’t today, don’t freak out. You will.

Here are the changes you can expect:

    Device Features:

  • Added support for National Plus Code Dialing.
  • Added support for Bluetooth® Personal Area Networks (PAN).
  • Receive text message alerts while on voice calls without voice call interruption.
  • Improved audio while streaming video to a TV using the HDMI connection.
  • Improved Bluetooth audio when paired and connected to the device.

    Improvements in device stability prevent the following:

  • Black screen lockups
  • Camera multi-shot lockups
  • Idle resets
  • Multimedia dock lockups
  • Device is now capable of providing Verizon Emergency Alerts.
  • Improvements in battery life.
  • Data Connectivity:
  • Data connectivity and stability improvements.
  • Improvements in Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot download performance.

    Application Improvements:

  • YouTube videos will resume play from their previous location after pausing to access the Notification Panel.
  • Composing a Visual Voice Mail message no longer mutes the voice call.
  • Messages saved with Visual Voice Mail will store to the SD card target shown on the user interface.
  • Visual Voice Mail improvements for message storage and deletion.
  • Play WAV audio files.

    The following apps are now preloaded:

  • Amazon MP3
  • VCAST Apps Store

So there you have it. Plenty of changes coming in this enhancements and security software update. Now we’re just going to have to wait a bit longer to get our hands on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the BIONIC.

via PhoneDog; Droid-Life

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