Jelly Bean
Jelly Bean
Jelly Bean

Motorola today announced that it will give a $100 credit towards the new DROID devices that it is introducing today for any users whose 2011 Motorola devices can’t be upgraded to Android Jelly Bean. The attempt will be made to upgrade all of its existing handsets to Jelly Bean, but the experience, said Motorola’s Dennis Woodside, may be ‘too compromised’ to work correctly. hence the credit towards a new device. This is part of Motorola’s new ‘moving forward’ initiative that is slowing down device releases and moving them onto the latest versions of Android. Read the full story at The Next Web.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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