Special Edition AndroidGuys Podcast This Thursday!

Mark your calendars for this Thursday, 7PM Pacific/10PM Eastern for a special edition of our AndroidGuys Podcast! We’re trying some new things, with a new format for Thursday nights… you certainly won’t be disappointed. Hosting the maiden broadcast for Thursday will be myself ...

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Watch as Droid Does All Kinds of Wonderful Things [VIDEO]

We just received an email from a member of the M80 team.  Apparently, they are behind some new viral ad campaigns for Motorola and the Droid.  Below, you will find 4 YoutTube clips, each showcasing a different “hidden feature” found in the handset. Did you know that Droid does ...

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Android fans: “Apple, Thank you for the iPad!”

As you might have heard, today lots of early adopters are going to get their hands on the new Apple iPad. As Android fans we should not care about it but if you think about it, it is a great news for Android. A while back (late 2007), Apple released a new type of phone... Read More

Is Android 2.1 Choking Droids?

The over-the-air (OTA) update that started rolling out to Droid owners across the country earlier this week appears to be choking the performance out of the handset.  Phil Issler of Tesuji Games noticed that video play back was being cut in half, going from 60 frames per second down to 30.  ...

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2.1 Arrives on Select Droids Today, Full Rollout Starts This Week

According to Engadget, the long awaited Android 2.1 rollout has commenced for Droid owners.  Start earlier today, 1,000 started receiving the notification that an update is available for their phone.  By the time many of you head to bed, another 9,000 will see this message as well.  After ...

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Droid to See Android 2.1 Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, the Droid is poised to join the Nexus One as the only other Android 2.1 handset on the market.  Verizon has already updated their support page with a change log of sorts (PDF) as well as instructions for updating your Droid.  Look for the rollout to start tomorrow,  March ...

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Report Shows Droid Beats iPhone 1M Benchmark

Did you know that it took the iPhone only 74 days to reach 1 million units sold?  Oh you’ve heard that, huh?  Well, did you know that the Motorola Droid moved more units in the same time frame?  Yeah, you probably didn’t expect that.  Frankly, neither did we.  The latest report from ...

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Inventor of Cellphone Dumps IPhone, Embraces Android

It turns out that Martin Cooper, the man who invented the cell phone, is the proud owner of a Motorola Droid!  In a story which aired on C-SPAN,  Martin discussed the politics of cellphones, as well as his current device.  He went on to state that he used to have an iPhone, but gave it... Read More

Verizon Shows Us How Skype Mobile Works [VIDEO]

Verizon recently announced that they’ve worked out an exclusive deal to offer Skype Mobile on their Android handsets.  Starting this month, the Droid, Droid Eris, and Devour handsets will come loaded with the “new” feature that allows for calls anywhere in the world without ...

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Leaked 2.1 Droid Update Reveals Live Wallpapers

Late last week, the Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Droid was leaked to the XDA Developers forum. Interestingly, within the build was something I found extremely cool: live wallpaper!  Does this mean live wallpaper will be included on the official build? Maybe, but I still wouldn’t ...

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Wirefly Offering Droid for $50

Those of you interested in picking up a Motorola Droid might want to consider checking out Wirefly.  While Amazon and LetsTalk are offering the phone for $99, Wirefly has for $50 after instant discount for both new or existing Verizon Wireless customers who sign a 2-year agreement.  It’s ...

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Verizon Announces FiOS Mobile Remote App for Droid

Chances are pretty good that you’ve lost your remote control a time or two in the past, be it in the couch cushions or under the bed.  Chances are also pretty good that you almost always know where your cell phone is at a given moment.  Verizon understands this and has announced their ...

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Motorola Milestone Now Available On Telus

From the carrier that brought you the highly acclaimed HTC Hero, Telus is now officially offering the Motorola Milestone. It is available for $199.99 on a 3 year term. As a bonus, Telus and Motorola have partnered to offer all customers who buy the Milestone a free car mount to help with in-car ...

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The Future of MotoBLUR, Sense and TouchWiz

Android is on the verge of earning the moniker “the future of the mobile operating system.” Although it is still in its infancy, the Android platform currently operates on nine handsets in the U.S. Five of the nine handsets, the G1, the MyTouch 3G, the Moment, the Droid and the ...

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Verizon Details Skype Partnership

Verizon and Skype made their joint announcement this afternoon in Barcelona and it stands to benefit millions of subscribers, including those with Android handsets. Starting in March, Droid, Devour and Droid Eris handsets will be loaded with a special version of Skype Mobile designed for ...

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