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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Verizon to Charge $15 for Exchange Access on the Droid? [UPDATE]

Verizon, a name that is synonymous with the phrase “nickel and dime,” is at it again.  Wired has picked up on the reports that Verizon will charge Droid owners $15 for access to Microsoft Exchange’s ActiveSync. That $15 will be charged on top of the required $30 per month ...

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Second Droid Commercial Leaks to Internet [VIDEO]

Guess who has another scoop?  Yeah, BGR.  Those guys must have a phone directly to Commissioner Gordon or something because everything related to Droid so far has come through them.  This time around, they’re leaking the follow up commercial to the iDon’t ad from a few weeks ...

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DROID Does Times Square and Extended Hours

The Droid goes on sale this Friday and Verizon wants to make sure everyone knows about it.  The nation’s largest carrier has some special things in store for customers that only start with extended shopping hours. Most of Verizon’s stores will open at 7:00AM or 8:00AM Friday so ...

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GSM Droid Caught on Film, Headed to T-Mobile?

The hottest Android phone on the planet right now has to be the Verizon Droid from Motorola.  The recently announced and soon to be launched handset has people drooling all over the world.  Unfortunately, the Droid won’t work in many parts of the world due to it being CDMA.  This calls ...

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Droid Eris Packaging and “In the Wild” Shots

Here’s some Saturday multimedia to share with you guys.  PhoneArena was able to score a few shots of the HTC Droid Eris in the wild, running Sense.  There’s also a pic of the packaging which might indicate the general direction of Verizon’s “Droid” marketing.  ...

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More Droid Eris Details Coming to Light

Well, now that we got “Droid” out of our system (or did we?), we’re ready to move on to the next thing. In this case, the next thing happens to be Droid Eris, also headed for Verizon.   Very little has been gathered about this device considering it will arrive in just over a ...

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