The Big List of Stuff We Missed

How about that week of Android news, eh?  The train keeps picking up steam and we’re doing our best to keep up.  We’re really fortunate to have other great Android websites to help with news and rumors.  These sites do a fantastic job of keeping people informed and offer ...

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Trio of New Droid Ads [VIDEO]

We’re really starting to like the direction of Verizon’s Droid campaign.  Why?  Because the public is finally being shown what can be done with Android.  T-Mobile has been offering Android phones for a year now, yet people don’t know what’s possible with the ...

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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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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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Verizon Possibly Dropping HTC Dragon on Black Friday?

There’s an article over at Boy Genius Report that tells of Verizon’s plans to attack the smart phone market this holiday season.  Titled “Verizon to aim for the smartphone crown“, the piece mentions that depending on how well the Droid does over the coming weeks, we ...

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“I Know I Missed the iPhone, but Now I’m Taking my ‘Droid and Going Home!”

Yesterday I was watching football when I started to see a really good commercial, talking about everything the iPhone ISN’T.  I was sitting there saying, hey, all that stuff sounds like Android!  Then at the end of the commercial, I see droiddoes.com.  I then think about the whole ...

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It’s Official – Droid Arrives November 6th, Costs $199

Verizon Wireless officially announced today that the Motorola Droid will be launching on November 6th with a $200 price tag.  We have to admit, the cost does come as a surprise considering the specs.  It’s considerably beefier than anything else we’ve seen so far from T-Mobile or ...

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Google Giving out Eclairs Today – Android 2.0 SDK Drops

The official Android Developers blog has announced that the Android 2.0 SDK is now available to developers.  The move comes not one moment too soon as the Droid handset is announced tomorrow and presumably hits the street next week.  What good is a cutting edge phone if the apps don’t ...

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Motorola Droid and HTC Eris Release Date is (Almost) Official

In what many consider to be just short of an official announcement, Boy Genius Report is stating that one of their contacts confirmed that both the Motorola Droid and HTC Eris will debut on Verizon on November 6th. This is consistent with previous information reported here and elsewhere. ...

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Verizon Building Their Own Android Army

Although we touched on this over the weekend, we wanted to circle back with more information about Verizon’s Android plans. If the reports from various mobile tech sites prove to be true, Verizon could be sitting with 4 Android handsets by the end of this year. Rumors have it that the ...

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