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HTC DROID Incredible OTA update begins rolling out

Zach Epstein
November 11th, 2010 at 10:45 PM

Verizon Wireless began rolling out a new minor software update Thursday evening. While the listed improvements are hardly earth shattering, there is one addition that is of particular interest: Verizon’s V CAST Apps store. The new store will allow DROID Incredible users to download and install applications in a manner similar to the Android Market, but V CAST Apps supports carrier billing. This means purchases made can be billed to a subscriber’s Verizon Wireless account as opposed to a credit card. The update, delivered over the air as an 18MB file, should be pushed out to all users over the next few days. Hit the jump for a full change log.

Improvements:  (3.26.605.1/Baseband Version:

•Updated Flash® player includes security enhancements.
•Visual Voice Mail Wi-Fi improvements include removal of incorrect service messages and post-call notifications.
•Enhanced support for Yahoo!® IMAP email.
•Updated Slacker application.
•Attach files larger than 5 MB.
•Updated COX POP3 email settings.
•Play YouTube videos in YouTube application.
•Seamlessly switch between portrait and landscape views in Google Maps.™
•Updated Comcast POP3 email settings.
•Search key and other buttons displayed in correct order.


•Preinstalled V CAST Apps lets users purchase applications directly from their devices and bill them to a Verizon Wireless account.


Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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