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AT&T Atrix 2 getting OTA update, ICS mystery

The new Android operating system is slowly getting dated to land on a variety of the platforms handsets, but as what is the norm for the platform many are only just getting the last Gingerbread version. Today we can tell you that owners of the AT&T Motorola Atrix 2 are receiving an OTA update, but the ICS upgrade remains a mystery.

Owners of the device on AT&T have begun receiving the Android 2.3.6 update so no ICS for now. The update that is arriving now will bring improvements to the camera, Google Music that will give owners access to millions of tracks including some free ones according to Android Police

The Motorola Gallery, Music and Files apps have been renamed to My Gallery, My Music, and My Files respectively. Security has been beefed up and Android security patches from Cisco Any Connect VPN and Google have been added.

Owners will now receive emergency alerts from the various authorities when issued such as hurricane warnings. There is now improved access to user’s library of Amazon digital books along with the entire Amazon library. Keyboard functionality has been improved to offer a nicer email experience.

There have also been improvements to the devices mobile hotspot to offer better stability and performance. So far there has been no official news on the ICS upgrade arriving, and on the company’s upgrade page it isn’t even listed. But it may have been a while since it was updated as it still lists the Xoom as running Honeycomb even though the Wi-Fi version is now on Android 4.0.

Are you hoping ICS comes to the Atrix 2?

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Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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