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HTC Droid Eris for Verizon Receiving OTA Update Out of the Blue

Well this is certainly unexpected. The HTC Droid Eris for Verizon (remember the one that isn’t getting Android 2.2 Froyo and that seemed relegated to its current firmware) is receiving an OTA software update. We shouldn’t have to tell you it isn’t Froyo, but it does boost the software version to 2.41.605.6 and the radio […]

Things We Missed, You Shouldn’t [Feb. 8th]

The DROID Eris has been brought to life, Toshiba’s gearing up to tease their Honeycomb tablet, and Lego ROMs are gracing your LG Optimus S. These are things we missed that we didn’t have time to throw up on the front page, so be sure to go through the list and see if you can […]

No One is Surprised: Droid Eris Not Getting Android 2.2

I’m not even sure why this needed to be reported, but apparently someone needed a surefire confirmation: the HTC Droid Eris from Verizon will not be getting an upgrade to Android 2.2. After a lengthy waiting period for the upgrade to Android 2.1, poor sales, and the phone’s eventual death by being put on Verizon’s […]

Verizon Announces Pre-Paid Data Plans for 3G Smartphones including Entire Droid Line

Just as leaked documents suggested earlier in the week, Verizon has officially announced the arrival of pre-paid data plans for their 3G devices, including BlackBerry and Android smartphones. The new deal provides unlimited data at a contract-free rate of $30 per month. For feature phones they are also making available a $10/25 MB per month […]

Droid Eris Isn’t Dead Thanks to Disney, Will Soon Enjoy Life as a Disney World Tour Guide

Well I’ll be. We all knew Verizon would be dropping the HTC Droid Eris from its lineup, but we didn’t know it’d be resurrected in this way: if you go to Disney World sometime in the future, you may be able to scoop up a GPS-enabled Tour Guide that’s essentially the Droid Eris with custom […]

Droid Eris OTA Update Should Be Out for Everyone Now

It seems we have to begin reporting these stories with a degree of caution so as to not get everyone’s hopes up when they can’t find an OTA update to be found. Thankfully, we’ve already received several reports from our readers (thanks, guys!) that the latest OTA update for the HTC Droid Eris has started […]

HTC: Droid Eris Had a Customer Complaint Percentage of .016% for Antenna Issues

In an attempt to contravene any negative image Apple may have bestowed upon their brand after the almighty “Antennagate” press conference Apple held this past Friday, HTC’s brought out their handy book of numbers. Apple claims that – of the three million+ iPhone 4s they’ve sold – just over half of one percent called to […]

Droid Eris Receiving OTA Update July 16th

HTC Droid Eris owners it looks like you are next in line for an OTA update from Verizon, and no it isn’t Android 2.2 (you aren’t getting that lucky). Instead, come July 16th, you’ll be getting a handful of improvements to make your handset all that it can be for the time being. How’s that […]

Droid Eris Has Been Laid to Rest

No, I’m not talking about a partnership between Verizon and Epic to put one of Lamb of God’s greatest songs on their device. I’m talking about the fact that the Droid Eris has officially (and – by Verizon’s watch – “successfully”) been phased out of the equation. Taking a quick stroll through their phones site […]

Verizon Working to Address Issues Resulting from Droid Eris 2.1 Update

When the OTA update to Android 2.1 for the HTC Droid Eris finally arrived, owners of the handset were hoping to receive an experience very similar to what they were already familiar with on their devices while adding in the benefits of the newer OS version. For the most part the update achieved its job, […]

[UPDATE] How to Manually Update Your Droid Eris to Android 2.1

[UPDATE]: For those that are worried about the manual update voiding your warranty, you may just want to hold off until your phone gets the OTA version. Or that’s what VZW support tweeted, anyway. Still, I can assure you this is the official release and the exact thing you get on your phone with the […]

Droid Eris 2.1 Update Began Rolling Out Yesterday

Several HTC Droid Eris users on Verizon will be happy to know that they weren’t forgotten as Big Red rolled out the Android 2.1 update that was rumored to be released yesterday. The update (ROM: 2.36.605.1/Radio:¬†fixes a number of bugs, improves on several areas of the phone’s functionality, and – of course – brings […]

Verizon Planning to Begin Droid Eris 2.1 Update Roll Out Tomorrow?

Last Friday we reported that a support site for the HTC Droid Eris OTA update to Android 2.1 had gone live, but no details were revealed as far as the exact date were concerned. Reports are now coming in that the update is planned to begin its roll out to Verizon subscribers tomorrow, the 11th […]

Verizon Says Droid Eris Update “Coming Soon”

If you want to complain about software updates, another handset you don’t want to fail to mention unless you like the idea of a thousand angry Android owners descending upon you is the HTC Droid Eris from Verizon. We learned that Verizon would be dropping the Eris in short order, and along with this there […]

Verizon’s Droid Eris To Get A Pink Slip Late May?

Remember that rumor that the HTC Droid Eris would be getting its honorable discharge from “Big Red” in the beginning of April? Yea, that didn’t actually happen, but the rumor has made its way back under the microscope in a different form. According to BerryScoop – again – we should be seeing the Droid Eris […]