Recent in Month: October 2009

Cyanogen Emerges, Releases New ROM!

Oct 30th - The dust has finally settled from the Cyanogen uproar and the world’s most popular Android Software Engineer / MOD maker has skated back on the scene, bringing his followers the rooted goods they so enjoy. Note the word “enjoy” and not “deserve” – props to Cyanogen for hooking up the masses. Of course the most ...

Android News Roundup: Sans Droid Edition

Oct 30th - The Motorola Droid has been taking up so much of my time that we’re a bit bit behind on news. Allow me to catch you up instantly, with ONE post. I know… magical. Samsung Behold 2 Pricing We’re expecting T-Mobile to launch the Samsung Behold 2 Android Phone sometime in the near future and while ...

Did/Will You Buy Sprint HTC Hero From Best Buy? READ THIS!

Oct 30th - If you bought your Sprint HTC Hero from Best Buy or are planning on doing so, allow me to give you $50. With an Online Coupon and Price Matching within 30-days, you can get the HTC Hero from Best Buy for only $129.99 whether or not you’ve already purchased it. The deal is only good ...

Hey Phandroid, Where Ya Been?

Oct 30th - The day I got the Motorola Droid I promised loads and loads of videos, reviews, input, infos and lots more over the coming days. You’ve waited with bated breath in hopes we would dump an unfathomable content load on your doorstep. I’ve posted some… but I’ve been getting comments, emails and communication on every medium ...

Motorola Droid Sale Starts 12:30AM November 6th!

Oct 29th - Forget pre-ordering at BestBuy. Don’t even wait in line at the Verizon retail store. Instead, stay glued to your computer the early hours of November 6th and buy the Droid from VerizonWireless.com around 12:30AM! According to the Official DroidDoes Tweet, that is exactly when you’ll be able to purchase it online: You’re paying at least ...

Verizon Opening 6AM For Motorola Droid & Eris Launch Day?

Oct 29th - If you’re not pondering the possibility of picking up your Motorola Droid at Best Buy early and are eager to go directly to the Big Red retailer to pick it up, pencil in 6AM on your calendar. That is the time that a BGR contact is reporting stores will open on November 6th to being ...

Motorola Droid User Guide: PDF Uncovered

Oct 29th - What better to get every last little detail about the Motorola Droid (aside from Phandroid) than the Motorola Droid User Guide itself? Nowhere! That’s exactly what Droid Ninja from Android Forums just sent us! Feel free to download the complete 54 page PDF.

Android 2.0: New Settings Detailed vs. 1.6 [VIDEO]

Oct 29th - Android 2.0 features a lot of new and improved goodies and therefore, the “settings” will inherently change. Want to know exactly what changed? No problem, I go through every single setting difference between Android 2.0 running on the Motorola Droid and Android 1.6 running on the T-Mobile G1, showing them side by side. I’m currently ...

iDon’t Care: Apple Fanboy Rebuttal [VIDEO]

Oct 29th - You know the Verizon Wireless Droid Does campaign/commercial? If not, you should know that it directly targets the iPhone and you can see it below: A couple Apple fanboys made a “spoof commercial”, the geeky equivalent of a battle rap, and posted it to where else? The interwebz: I’d like to make a few points: ...

Motorola Droid Hardware Overview

Oct 29th - This is NOT a review. I know you guys want as much Droid as possible so I did a quick run through the hardware, but I need some time with the device before I jump to any conclusions. Emphasis on “quick” as I got a few things wrong – but you’ll notice it was 2:30am… ...

HTC Droid Eris Coming To Verizon, 5MP Camera In-Tact

Oct 29th - The HTC Droid Eris could launch on the exact same day as the Motorola Droid – November 6th – but Verizon reps are refusing to talk about the device as they want the focus and attention of the masses on one thing. But HTC CEO Peter Chou confirmed that an Android phone was headed to ...

HTC CEO Spoon Feeds WinMo, Calls Android Destructive

Oct 29th - Not only does Windows Mobile sucks at kick ball – they aren’t even fun. But since they’ve been best friends with Coach HTC for twelve years, they’ve not only got a spot in the starting lineup but they’re batting cleanup as the Designated Hitter. Being World Series time (Go Yankees!), that’s what I thought of ...

Motorola Droid Pre-Order At BestBuy, Instant Rebate

Oct 29th - Are you going to pitch a tent (perverts) for the Motorola Droid, camping out overnight to ensure you’re one of the first lucky owners? You might not have to – while Verizon Wireless isn’t anticipated to be taking Pre-Orders it appears as if BestBuy will right now. In fact, they’ve published a press release about ...

Motorola Droid Car Mount, Multimedia Dock $29.99 Each

Oct 29th - With the Motorola Droid running Android 2.0 you’ll have access to none other than Google Maps Navigation, but as you saw yesterday, it’s kind of hard to use if you don’t have a car mounting solution in place. Fortunately Verizon Wireless and Motorola are selling a Car Mount, which they officially call a Phone Holder, ...

Phandroid Podcast: Episode 11

Oct 29th - Welcome to Phandroid Podcast Episode 11 where myself, Dave Demarest and Phancast newb and AF admin Talton Pettigrew (Phases) dive into everything Motorola Droid related. You also have the delight of hearing our off-topic randomness and Phases’ repeatedly accidental fondling of his new mic/headset – ladies please calm yourself. But it’s all good… just having ...