April 20, 2014

An Open Letter to Droid Owners

open_letterWelcome Droid Owners.

It’s great to have you here. You might be reading this on your home computer or possibly on your 3.7-inch touch-sensitive display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels, 16 million color depth with a physical screen size of 45.72 mm by 81.34mm. Either way, welcome! It’s great to have you on board; pull up a seat, make yourself comfortable.

You will find that those of us lugging around the nearly obsolete G1s, MyTouches and more, are a very welcoming bunch. We don’t hate. We know you are loving the power of your 3G network and we are really super happy for you. Those of us forced to settle on Android 1.6 aren’t mad at you for enjoying all the wonder of 2.0. Heck no! If it’s not us that gets to enjoy multiple email accounts, consolidated contacts and an improved browser then we are glad it’s you.

We don’t need a phone that doubles as a GPS navigation system with 3D views, turn-by-turn voice guidance and automatic rerouting. Nah, we are a rough bunch; when we get lost we roll down the window and ask for directions! That’s right, takes a real man (without a GPS enabled phone) to ask for directions!

A 5 megapixel camera? Ha, I mean I’m sure you are happy with it what with the autofocus, video recorder and all. But, the amazing fuzziness of my 3 megapixel camera makes me look younger and fit. Or at least it makes it so no one can really tell for sure when they see the pic.

You have a neat little docking station too huh? Props up your phone for you at night, makes it look like a little alarm clock. That’s really cute, but not all that necessary is it? I mean I lay my phone next to the socks I intend to wear the next morning. That way I can see the time, hear my alarm and easily access my morning footwear. Mhm, I know your Droid can’t do that what with the docking station thing and all but don’t hate. We don’t. We welcome all Droid owners into the Android world!

Sure you have more RAM, more ROM, more megapixels, more hardware parts and allegedly better 3G coverage, but it’s all good. We are all Android here, right? So welcome to your new favorite web site. Enjoy your new phone. Participate in our discussions, and if we ever get the chance to meet I will make sure to give you a hearty pat on the back. Make sure you have a firm hold on your shiny new Droid. Would hate for it to fall!

Sincerely,

Non Droid Android Phone owners