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Verizon Officially Announces Droid 3

on Thursday, July 7th, 2011
Posted in: Android related

Verizon has officially announced the Droid 3. The key features of the new phone include: 5-row keyboard. (dedicated number row). 4-inch display Dual-Core 1 GHz processor Front-facing camera Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) It looks like a very strong upgrade. Yet another high-powered phone without LTE. This also seems very geared towards business. It is global ready,Read More…


The Limited Edition DROID R2D2 from Verizon will be available Thursday

on Monday, September 27th, 2010
Posted in: Android related, News

If you’ve been waiting for the special edition Star Wars R2D2 Droid 2 smartphone from Verizon, you’ll be happy to know that will be available on September 30th. Show off your geekiness by sporting a Droid 2 with cool R2D2 graphics on the back and exclusive Star Wars inspired content such as: Exclusive content comesRead More…


Droid X: Entering Text and Browsing

on Friday, July 16th, 2010

I spent a lot of time experimenting with new ways to enter information in the Droid X. The voice recognition integrated into Android continues to improve, and the Droid X comes with Swype installed. I had not tried it before, but was encouraged by Craig to give it a shot when we were comparing theRead More…


Motorola Droid X: Accounts

on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

We ask a lot more out of our smartphones anymore. It’s not enough to make phone calls, access the web, and receive text messages. We want them to be our communications hub. Android has become very adept at this, and will get even better with Froyo (2.2), but how does the Droid X stack upRead More…


Motorola Droid X: The Camera

on Sunday, July 11th, 2010

I don’t buy my phone based on the camera, but there is a lot of truth to the adage that the best camera you have is the one that is with you. The cameras keep getting better and better with each generation of phone. The camera in the Droid X is an 8 megapixel cameraRead More…


Motorola Droid X for Verizon First Looks

on Friday, July 2nd, 2010
Posted in: Android related

My birthday came a little early this year as I received the Droid X for review. I only get to keep it for a week, but I may be getting my own soon. This is essentially Verizon’s answer to the EVO. It has similar specs but doesn’t have the front-facing camera. As we have doneRead More…


Seidio Innocase Rugged convertible case

on Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Want protection for your mobile device, but don’t always need to go all out?  The Seidio Innocase Rugged Holster Combo is like two cases in one.  The Innocase 360 is a 1mm thick, snap-on case made from “hard yet flexible” material with built in screen guard that is suitable for everyday use.  Add the RuggedRead More…


Car Mount Phone Holder for Droid Review

on Sunday, December 13th, 2009

I was able to talk the Verizon PR representative into letting me review two of the accessories for the Droid as a ploy to keep the it a little longer, I mean, as a nice companion to the series of reviews on the Droid. In this post I will look at the Car Mount, andRead More…


Multimedia Station for Droid Review

on Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

First off, Multimedia Station seems a bit off for this device. This is a dock for your Droid phone. It has some nice adds, but does not include any speakers, or even audio out, it is a dock.

DIY Droid Battery Cover Fix

on Monday, December 7th, 2009

I had no issues with my Droid battery cover for the two weeks I used it, but I have heard some complaints that the cover can fall off. I know another reviewer that had no problem with her review unit, but after purchasing she had issues with the new one. So it probably is dependentRead More…


The Motorola Droid on Verizon Review

on Sunday, November 8th, 2009
Posted in: Android related

Finally, the review. I have spent just over a week with this app phone, and I have really enjoyed it. I am a current G1 user, so I came to the phone already familiar with the Android OS. It was interesting to talk with a number of folks who are new to Android to getRead More…


Droid Eris vs. Droid

on Friday, November 6th, 2009
Posted in: Android related

Tomorrow marks the launch of Verizon’s first two Android phones. I have spent over a week with the Droid, but have only had the Eris for a couple of days. Since Verizon decided to call their first Android phone the Droid, and add that name to all successive Android phones, I will be referring toRead More…


Day 7: The Droid Camera and Video

on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
Posted in: Android related

I found out last Thursday I would have another week with the phone, so my urgency dropped a little bit about posting, and I took a three-day weekend. I don’t have much more to cover with the phone before I wrap up with the review but will still have a few more posts. Today itRead More…


Day 3: Android Basics on Verizon’s Droid

on Friday, October 30th, 2009
Posted in: Android related

I attended the Verizon Wireless Gadget Happy Hour last night. This is the event that the local Verizon reps distributed the Droid’s for. Besides returning the Droid, my other requirement for having the device to play with, was to bring it to this event. I was there to share my experience, and the phone, withRead More…


Day 1: Verizon’s Droid and Account Maintenance

on Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
Posted in: Android related

After spending a day with the new Droid phone I have to say I am very impressed. Turns out I was one of 4 fortunate folks in Cincinnati who get to try this new phone out in preparation for a Gadget Happy Hour tomorrow night. They have asked us to Twitter with the Hash tagRead More…


First Look: Verizon’s Droid

on Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
Posted in: Android related

OK, I have got to say it, this is the Droid I didn’t know I was looking for. I was very excited to get the opportunity to look at Verizon’s new Droid phone. It is the first Android 2.0 device, and is made by Motorola. I hope to post more about this later, but wantedRead More…