VZW re-enabled OBEX on RAZR v3c’s

They didn’t disable it at first, and then they did, and then they re-enabled it, WTF… but as long as they keep it this way, it’s all good… Now we need to get Sherry’s phone reflashed to .04 firmware.

Verizon enables RAZR V3c pic transfers over USB and Bluetooth – Engadget Mobile

In what seems like a complete 180 for a company fond of disabling dial-up networking and simultaneous WiFi and voice usage on their handsets, Verizon has apparently enabled the OBEX Bluetooth profile in the recently-released 0.1.15.04 RAZR V3c firmware update. As RAZR owners are well aware, the previous two firmware updates had disabled and then completely removed OBEX, which gives customers a free way to transfer their files to a PC, most importantly their pictures. The new firmware not only enables OBEX, say HowardForums users, but actually allows pic transfers over a wired USB connection as well using the Motorola Phone Tools software. Having seen Verizon has take such a shocking step following their change of heart on DUN, we’re expecting reports anytime of Apple opening up the iPod, Sony dumping the MemoryStick, and the HD-DVD and Blu-ray camps coming to a super-last-minute compromise.

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