Digital Dream Labs started updating 1.6 robots to 1.8 without user consent

I am getting reports by multiple people who say their 1.6 firmware Vectors were updated to 1.8.x, even robots that are not on any subscription, and even robots that were on the downgrade offered by DDL in the past.

Vector: Say goodbye to firmware 1.6 …

When Digital Dream Labs released firmware 1.7 (they did not develop that themselves, it was an old Anik firmware they just rolled out) it quickly became clear that the new version had problems. Sounds the users liked where gone and with every firmware iteration by DDL Vector seems to have a harder time to find back to his charger.

Firmware 1.8: Digital Dream Labs made Vector worse – again …

You may or may not have heard that Digital Dream Labs is rolling out Vector firmware 1.8.x at the moment. It is a rolling release, so not all robots will get it immediately, it may …

Rollback to firmware 1.6 now officially possible

Robbie Lucas Bussard of DDL announced yesterday over multiple channels that it is now possible to officially roll back a Vector to firmware 1.6. Read the announcement below: Hello Vector users! Robbie here, from Digital …

Bring Vector back to firmware 1.6 to stay (caveat: tech-heavy)

Beware! This is for people with at least some tech knowledge, the “normal” user will most probably not be able to do it. A lot of people are unhappy with firmware 1.7 for multiple reasons. …