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Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does

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First Thoughts on 2.0.1

About an hour ago I received an update to 2.0.1 on my Droid and I thought I’d go through a few of my first impressions on the update. First and

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Droid 2.0.1 Update Now Rolling Out – Did You Get Yours?

Is Verizon playing Santa with its latest Android 2.0.1 OTA Update for the Motorola Droid?  As I sit here patiently waiting for my over-the-air push of the update, (some of

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Droid & nook Top TIME List of Gadgets

As if we needed more credibility to Android or the Droid specifically.  Motorola’s signature handset has topped TIME’s annual list of gadgets for 2009, saying this marks “Android’s first credible

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The Droid Has Been Rooted

We can add the Droid to the list of Android handsets that have been rooted.   A member of the AllDroid forums is reporting tonight that they’ve been able to successfully

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Build Your Own Droid Stand out of a Business Card

We’re all for saving a buck or two when it comes to cell phones and gadgets.  That’s why it pleases us to share this simple post on how to create

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Verizon’s Droid Eris to See 2.0 Update in Q1 2010

Verizon’s Droid is currently the only handset in the US to run the latest version of Android, but that will soon change. According to a Verizon Wireless spokesperson, their Droid

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New Motorola DROID-Like Device Arrives… Or Does It?

The folks over at Boy Genius Report were tipped to a couple of pictures of a new Motorola device. Looking like a softer version of Verizon’s Droid, it sports the

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Android and Apple: A ‘Cord’ial Encounter

During a subway ride to work, I was smacked in the face with an abominable, sacrilegious image that rocked me to my core. To my right sat a young man

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$100M Marketing Campaign for Droid Seems to be Paying Off

Verizon is putting $100 million into marketing of the Droid, and so far the carrier has to be pleased with the results.  Less than a month after release, the only

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Dolphin Browser Adds Multitouch Support for Droid

If you’re a Droid owner, you’ll want to check out the recently updated Dolphin browser.  After hanging out in the Android Market for a few months, the web browser just

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Android’s Room for Improvement

A lot has been written about the battle that seems to be brewing in the mobile OS world. Which is the better platform for developers? Which is more consumer friendly?

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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

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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

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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