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Droid 2 Official for August 12th, R2D2 Version Arrives in September

The worst kept secret of the summer, the Droid 2, is now official. Starting tomorrow, August 11th, customers can begin pre-ordering the successor to arguably the most successful Android phone to date. The cost falls right in line with pretty much everything else we’ve seen this summer at $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. Thursday the 12th will see the phone go full-on with an advertising blitz likely to start this weekend.

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Leaked Verizon Roadmap Shows Plenty of Android Love

The guys over at Boy Genius Report scored themselves a whopper this morning with what appears to be Verizon’s plans for the next six months or more. From the sounds of it, the carrier plans to use Android just as much, if not more, than they already are.

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First Look at New HTC/Verizon World Phone

AndroidGuys.com has just received exclusive photos of a new HTC Android phone that will not be released by Verizon til 2011. The Verizon-branded prototype also included a Vodaphone SIM card, indicating that it will run on both CDMA and GSM networks.

Click through for specs and more photos!

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Is Google Selling Out Net Neutrality? (UPDATED)

Google has long championed the ideals of Net Neutrality: the idea that users should have equal access to the internet, and that ISPs (and the government) should not prioritize some

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Digging up Verizon’s Samsung Gem

After announcing the LG Ally, Droid Incredible, and Droid X over the span of three months, Verizon’s Android lineup keeps getting stronger.  Aside from the Droid 2, which still needs

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10-Inch “Droid Pad” Could Be Here by Autumn

After months of rumors and anticipation, Motorola and Verizon’s “Droid Pad” could arrive “as early as this autumn”. Features are said to include two cameras, Flash capability, and wireless hostpots.

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Droid 2 Manual Leaks

Droid Life is reporting that the Droid 2’s user manual has been leaked.  So, if you’re looking at getting this sexy beast in the next few weeks, you might want

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Verizon Touts Mobile Hotspot in Latest Droid X Spot [VIDEO]

Verizon’s latest television commercial is out and it shows off the mobile hotspot capability built into the phone.  For those of you with this device (or the EVO 4G), you’ll

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Verizon and Motorola Both Acknowledge Droid X Screen Issues

Verizon and Motorola have issued a statements regarding the Droid X‘s screen problems. Some users noticed flickering and vertical banding on their 4.3-inch screens. One unhappy camper even posted a

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Droid X Does Data Consumption, 5X Other Devices

The Droid X has only been out one week yet Verizon’s network is already feeling the effects.  Speaking at the paidContent Mobile conference earlier this week, Verizon’s business development executive

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MyVerizon Android App Gets Big Update

The MyVerizon application for Android has just gotten a big update. While it has always been a pretty helpful way to keep an eye on your on your Verizion account,

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Rumor: Droid Incredible Getting Froyo Late July, Early August

Word just came down from a trusted Boy Genius Report source that Verizon’s Droid Incredible will see Android 2.2 “Froyo”  in the coming weeks.  Targeted for end of July, early

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Droid X Gets Better, Already

The Droid X has been out less than a week yet it’s already receiving its first over-the-air software update.  Version.1.13.604 is rolling out and it’s not just the initial bug

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“Droid X is Here” Clip Shows What Droid Does to Humans [VIDEO]

A slightly varied version of the Droid X teaser “See You Tomorrow” has landed online thanks to Verizon.  The spot is nearly identical in visuals right up until the end

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Rumor: Motorola Droid Reaching End of Life

Some interesting news to report tonight.  Apparently a document leaked recently in the Droid Forums indicating that the original Motorola Droid has reached end of life status (say it ain’t