Use this to get the the boot menu to apply a update.zip to your system or to do other things.
Here are the exact instructions.
1. TURN OFF YOUR PHONE.
2. HOLD DOWN THE X KEY
3. TURN ON YOUR PHONE
4. When you see the cute exclamation mark triangle ….
5. HOLD DOWN THE UP VOLUME KEY
6. STILL HOLD IT DOWN
7. PRESS AND RELEASE THE CAMERA BUTTON
8. RELEASE THE UP VOLUME KEY
Verizon recently doubled the early termination fee for their smartphones from $175 to $350 — then engaged in a bit of a song and dance with the FCC, saying the hike was necessary because it “enables many more consumers, including those of more limited means, access to a range of exciting, state of the art broadband services and capabilities.” Neither consumers or the FCC really bought Verizon’s justification for the cash grab, but no further action has resulted at the FCC. Wireless Week notes that the list of phones that incur the new higher penalty has at least been reduced by ten or so handsets:
The Advanced Device List (pdf) filed with the FCC in mid-December contained a number of multimedia phones, including the Motorola Krave, the Samsung Rogue and five LG devices. Verizon s current list is stripped of those devices. Verizon s ETF fee for devices on the Advanced Device List is $350, twice that of the fee for devices not on the list.
Speculation seems to be that Verizon’s responding to FCC pressure about the new higher ETF, but more likely this reshuffling is simply the result of Verizon’s new wireless pricing plans, which resulted in the carrier reclassifying all phones into three categories: “simple feature,” “3G Multimedia,” and “3G smartphone.” Despite calling Verizon’s answers to their inquiry “unsatisfying” and “in some cases, troubling,” there’s no indication the FCC’s going to take any action. There’s also no indication Verizon gives much of a damn, given they just bumped their FiOS ETF to $360, despite the ever-decreasing cost of fiber installs. read comment(s)
Motorola held a press conference in Seoul yesterday to announce a partnership with SK Telecom, a major Korean telecommunications company. The occasion: SK Telecom will be the first company to distribute an Android phone in that country, the so-called Motorola Motoroi.