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Motorola Droid Costs 187.75

01/15/2010, According to the folks over at iSuppli, Motorola’s current jewel, Droid, has a $187.75 Bill of Materials (BOM) and manufacturing cost. It breaks down to $179.11 in terms of electronic components, and $8.64 to manufacture. These figures only cover...

Android Backup App Helps Nab Cell Phone Thief

01/13/2010, Every now and then we get a report on somebody stealing a gadget, taking an incriminating picture of himself via the built-in camera, only for the phone to automatically send the picture back to the rightful owner, resulting in them getting busted. Now it...

Milestone multi-touch browser on the Droid

01/04/2010, If you’re feeling adventurous and want to root your Droid, then you are able to run the multi-touch browser from the Milestone. The steps are pretty simple – all you need to do is delete the old browser, copy a few new modified files over via...

Motorola Calgary Pictured In Silver

01/02/2010, By now you’ve probably caught sight of Motorola’s Calgary/DROID Devour phone before, but have you seen it in silver? There still isn’t any confirmation that the device will be available in multiple colors, but seeing it in another color...

Hacked Firmware For Motorola Droid Offers WiFi Tethering

12/23/2009, While PdaNet is a great way to tether your phone, if you want to tether your Motorola Droid over Wi-Fi, you’ll need to get your hands a little dirty. Folks over at the DroidForums.net have come up with a hacked version of the 2.0.1 firmware which...

Motorola To Advertise Droid On Super Bowl Ad

12/21/2009, Based on latest reports, it seems that Motorola will be touting its flagship device, the Motorola Droid, in a Super Bowl commercial. Sources indicate that Motorola has bought at least one ad slot. While there isn’t any confirmation that the slot...

Motorola Droid Gets Multitouch Via Hacked Firmware

12/17/2009, Are you jealous because the folks over in Europe have multitouch on their Motorola Milestone (Droid)? Well, you might not have to be jealous much longer. It seems that the Android hacking community has successfully ported the Motorola Milestone’s...

Motorola Zeppelin Visits The FCC?

12/12/2009, An unknown Motorola world phone has shown up at the FCC’s doorstep. This mystery phone supports CDMA 800/1900, GSM/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900, EV-DO Rev. A, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and Wi-Fi. The phone is identified in the filing as...

Motorola Droid jailbreak

12/11/2009, It goes without saying that one needs not wait too long for a device to be cracked or hacked – and the Motorola Droid proved to be every bit as mortal as the iPhone. This Android-powered handset has been hacked successfully, allowing anyone to do...

Droid Eris Firmware Being Rolled Out

12/10/2009, HTC Droid Eris owners out there will probably be getting their Christmas presents early. The OTA (over-the-air) firmware update from Verizon for said phone should be rolling out about now. It should be sent to a small group of people first and then slowly...

Motorola Invests In Sensitive Object

12/05/2009, While Motorola is certainly enjoying the success of the Motorola Droid, it’s also looking forward to the future, and the company has recently announced an investment in a firm called Sensitive Object. Sensitive Object has apparently developed a...

Verizon to offer newer Droid Eris

12/04/2009, Verizon Wireless has announced that they will be offering the HTC Droid Eris that will come equipped with an updated version of Android, where it comes with integrated Google Maps Navigation sometime in the first quarter of next year. There isn’t...

Motorola Droid tablet spotted

12/02/2009, The Motorola Droid doesn’t look limited to being a smartphone only, as someone else has spotted the Motorola Droid tablet. It will share a similar 550MHz OMAP TI 3430 processor as found in the Motorola Droid cellphone, where this prototype tablet...

Motorola Droid Posts Impressive Sales

12/01/2009, With the popularity of Motorola’s DROID, it shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone to hear that the sales figures for this phone are quite impressive. The actual sales figures are reported to be around 700,000 to 800,000 devices, and considering...