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No more official updates for the Q

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10th June 2014, 06:45 AM   |  #1  
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http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/06...d-of-the-road/

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10th June 2014, 07:23 AM   |  #2  
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Interesting. I wonder what this will mean for the new 3.4 kernel...
10th June 2014, 08:04 AM   |  #3  
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like always motorola have in the ass slide phone users, that same situation was with d1 d2 d3 ( d3 didn't get any update ) d4 now pQ

but we have Kabaldan ,Skrilax_CZ, dhaker, hashcode and arrrghhh so its better than good
11th June 2014, 12:11 AM   |  #4  
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This is indeed very bad news for us. And it means that the Photon Q will be dropped out from CyanogenMod moto_msm8960 unified builds sooner or later. The switch to builds that will require the KitKat bootloader and other proprietary parts of the phone firmware updated to KK level will happen...

Despite that, there's been some 3.4 kernel progress
https://plus.google.com/107935922813...ts/SPCBXH2jtkQ

There's still a lot of stuff to be fixed, but it boots with 3.4 kernel now and the display works at least.
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11th June 2014, 12:14 AM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by kabaldan

This is indeed very bad news for us. And it means that the Photon Q will be dropped out from CyanogenMod moto_msm8960 unified builds sooner or later. The switch to builds that will require the KitKat bootloader and other proprietary parts of the phone firmware updated to KK level will happen...

Despite that, there's been some 3.4 kernel progress
https://plus.google.com/107935922813...ts/SPCBXH2jtkQ

There's still a lot of stuff to be fixed, but it boots with 3.4 kernel now and the display works at least.

Well, I spose if we can no longer be a part of the moto_msm8960 build, we can at least have our own bleeding edge stuff

Great work.
11th June 2014, 01:53 AM   |  #6  
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Death for the best (and presumably the last, not counting the F3Q) of QWERTY Android phones. Dammit, has QWERTY become such a niche market that no manufacturer wants to even refresh it? No wonder I sold my PQ last month.

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11th June 2014, 06:25 AM   |  #7  
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well shoot, I just went back to a qwerty phone " moto Q " an fell in love with a keyboard all over again. for sure missing my LG g2 though. speed is speed
11th June 2014, 02:33 PM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by kabaldan

This is indeed very bad news for us. And it means that the Photon Q will be dropped out from CyanogenMod moto_msm8960 unified builds sooner or later. The switch to builds that will require the KitKat bootloader and other proprietary parts of the phone firmware updated to KK level will happen...

Despite that, there's been some 3.4 kernel progress
https://plus.google.com/107935922813...ts/SPCBXH2jtkQ

There's still a lot of stuff to be fixed, but it boots with 3.4 kernel now and the display works at least.

AWSOME ! ! ! magic !
11th June 2014, 11:04 PM   |  #9  
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The KK bootloader differs only on devtree handling as far as I know (it's not like Moto X / Droid MAXX bootloader). Not even the bootloader version is changed on the other phones. I myself would be more worried about baseband.
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12th June 2014, 12:43 AM   |  #10  
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Originally Posted by Skrilax_CZ

The KK bootloader differs only on devtree handling as far as I know (it's not like Moto X / Droid MAXX bootloader). Not even the bootloader version is changed on the other phones. I myself would be more worried about baseband.

Why? Baseband wouldn't support some/new KK features?

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