Best Buy Mobile Offering 5 Android Under $100

It’s a great time to be shopping for Android handsets.  Best Buy has announced that they will be carrying five Android powered smart phones at $99 for the holidays.  They’re making it hassle free for your convenience with instant rebates as opposed to carrier mail-in rebates and ...

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Why I Won’t Be Rooting My Droid…For Now

Let me begin by giving my experience this past year with rooted or “jail broken” Android phones.  I used the standard Android image doled out by T-Mobile for seven long months before I took the plunge and gained root access to my G1.  And after that, it was on like Donkey Kong.  ...

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Droid’s Camera Issues Resolved! (For Now)

You know all those Droid reviews that heaped glowing praise on everything except the camera? All those reports of issues with getting it to focus? Many sources are reporting that Droid owners awoke to cameras that suddenly worked perfectly today.  Was it a silent patch? Did the lens just need ...

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Thank You Verizon But “No Cigar”

Just to put disclaimer first: I wanted Droid! I dreamed about it! I was totally in love with Verizon’s ad. It was exciting, it was all good.  But as often happens with online affairs the love fest was cut short when reality showed up her ugly face.

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Audio Issues Plaguing Droid Owners

We’ve seen a few reports of Droid owners experiencing audio issues with ringers and sms volume over the last few days.  Apparently, it’s not something isolated to a select few users and affects people in different ways.  The most common problem can be described as the external ...

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iPhone or Droid? [COMIC]

This one’s so much better than the last one I posted (see Darth Droid Meets the iPhone). Hope you enjoy it! Oh, and if you haven’t already, you should totally add xkcd.com to your list of frequently visited sites. It’s nothing short of pure awesomeness. Source – xkcd.com

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Verizon Deploys 100,000 Droids on First Weekend

The estimates are starting to roll in from last weekend’s launch of Verizon’s Droid handsets.  Unofficially, the number is pegged at 100,000 units moved.  This figure comes from  Mark McKechnie, an analyst at Broadpoint AmTech Inc.  who said Verizon had 200,000 Droids ready to ...

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QIK Supports 720×480 Streaming on DROID

You can thank the folks at Motorola for this one.  Now that the DROID is out and Android hardware has started creeping upwards, Qik went and retooled their app to support higher resolution.  It will soon be possible to stream and record video at  720×480 goodness.  We say soon, because ...

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The Too-Fast Aging G1

I like my G1. It is, by far, the best phone I have ever had. I love how it feels in my hand, not too light or too heavy; it fits just right!  I even got used to the keyboard. At first, I didn’t like the lip on the phone as it made getting to... Read More

Droid Eris Commercial – Verizon Still Taking Shots at Apple’s 3G Network [VIDEO]

Not to be deterred by a lawsuit, Verizon is still going hard on Apple for their network, or lack thereof.  The most recent example come from a commercial featuring the Droid Eris handset.  Android aside, the spot is a rather clever one.  The iPhone arrives on the Island of Misfit Toys and ...

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Oh, boy do I feel cheated! Gone, gone are the honeymoon days when I had this wonderful love affair with my brand shiny new MyTouch. The bride turned out to be a little bit too old, not very smart and missing some very important qualities. To my own horror I found myself lurking in the... Read More

Google is Pushing Droid on its Homepage

The picture really says it all. Google is obviously fully part of the big Droid launch marketing today, giving it a coveted link on the Google.com homepage. The “learn more” link leads to a page on Google headed “Search on Droid by Motorola.” The page includes photos of ...

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By the Way, Verizon’s DROID ERIS Arrives Tomorrow at $99

Official news out of the Verizon camp confirms much of what we’ve been reporting on for the last few weeks.  The HTC Droid ERIS  goes on sale tomorrow at stores around the country for $99 after a mail-in rebate and a 2-year agreement. Normally, this would be a bigger story, but ...

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A Third Verizon Droid Clears the FCC?

According to an FCC filing, the next Android device for Verizon may be the Saygus (who?) VPhone V1. While this has yet to be confirmed, the evidence is pretty convincing. Saygus’ own web site talks about a third Android device coming to Verizon (link – Unstrung News Analysis). ...

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Check it Out! It’s an Unboxed DROID Eris!

There’s not much more to say aside from the headline.  Boy Genius Report has a tipster who scored an HTC Droid Eris from who-knows-where and has a few pictures from an unboxing.  We grabbed two that we liked and listed them here.  Warning: The entire gallery is only 5 shots so ...

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