Articles about motorola droid

New Motorola DROID Coming In Q4 2014 (Rumor)
In October last year, there were whispers of Motorola rolling out a phablet known as the DROID Quantum, although that particular device did not end up in the real world. It seems as though there is a new rumor making its rounds from a tipster who claims to have had a good track record concerning Motorola’s upcoming device – a new DROID model that is slated for a Q4 release […]

Motorola Droid Bionic makes another photo round
The Motorola Droid Bionic has been pretty hot stuff over the past week, having made the headlines for many a website and blog. Well, no small wonder, since this could very well be the next best thing from Motorola, so the hype is justified. Well, our friends over at GottaBeMobile seem to have gotten hold on one of these puppies, where they have snapped a gazillion photos of the Droid […]

Motorola Droid X2 full specifications unveiled
Motorola has further expanded their Droid line of smartphones with the Droid X2, where we have already caught sight of its boot sequence video in the past, while someone has actually taken the trouble and pain to benchmark this Tegra-2 powered device. Oh yeah, did we also forget to mention that its press shots have been leaked out? Well, all the mystery surrounding the Droid X2 will soon be expunged […]

Stock Android Gingerbread ROM appears for Droid
If you happen to own the original Motorola Droid and have yet to make an upgrade of your smartphone, you would be mighty pleased to know that there is a stock Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM available from Peter Alfonso (also known as Bugless Beast). While there are tons of ROMs having rolled out that claim to be Gingerbread, most of them are just Froyo with a Gingerbread launcher as well […]

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Verizon delivers Flash 10.1 update for Motorola Droid
The Motorola Droid might be a venerable smartphone by now, but that doesn’t mean there is no longer any more software support from its carrier. No sir, Verizon Wireless has started to push the Flash Player 10.1 update from the Android Market to the Motorola Droid, which incidentally was the recipient of the Android 2.2 Froyo update recently. This new development would mean Droid users are able to access Flash-based […]

Motorola Droid cloned, runs on Windows Mobile
Interesting – most clone devices tend to trend with the “hot” models in the market, but this particular Motorola Droid clone seems to be happy to duplicate the physical characteristics of a phone which already has a successor. Apart from that, you won’t find it to run on the Android operating system, as it will see action with Windows Mobile 6.5 instead. Underneath the hood you will find a 533MHz […]

Droid X Review
Droid X Review - The Motorola Droid X has arrived to augment Motorola's high-end smartphone offering. With an enormous screen and a fast hardware platform

More details on the Motorola Droid 2
While we know that the Motorola Droid 2 will retail for $199 on contract and $599 if you decide to purchase it as a standalone device, here are more details on this Android-powered smartphone that might end up influencing your purchase decision – negatively or positively, that remains to be seen. Its 1GHz processor should be able to handle all Flash sites with aplomb, thanks to the Android 2.2 (FroYo) […]

No Hotspot And Tethering For The Motorola Droid
While you can bet that many Motorola Droid owners out there are looking forward to getting hold of the Android 2.2 update, the update will apparently not be offering two of the more requested features of the device, which are tethering and mobile hotspot functionality. The lack of tethering is down to the lack of a necessary application that isn’t part of this update. The lack of mobile hotspot is […]

Motorola Droid X And Droid 2 To Sport Digitally Signed Bootloaders To Prevent Custom ROMs
Folks who like to install custom ROMs on their mobile phones are in for a spot of bad news, as Motorola has posted a blog post confirming that the upcoming Droid X and Droid 2 will sport a digitally signed bootloader, like the Motorola Milestone, which will go some way to preventing users from flashing in custom ROMs. The original Motorola Droid sported an unlocked bootloader, which became rather popular […]

Android 2.2 FroYo ROM For Motorola Droid Leaked
Can’t wait to see what it will be like to have Google’s latest Android 2.2 (FroYo) running on your Motorola Droid? As always, there are solutions for the impatient, and this time in comes in the form of a leaked FroYo ROM, complete with root and superuser permissions. The downside is that Wi-Fi support was removed, apparently to protect the original source, so that’s quite a significant omission. As usual, […]

Quake 3 Played On Motorola Droid With Zeemote Bluetooth Controller
If you’ve been in touch with the news, you’ll probably know that the Zeemote Bluetooth Game Controller is able to play well with the Android SDK as well as Quake 3 being able to run on Google’s Android OS. So what happens when you put things together? Well, you get an Android-powered phone playing Quake 3, controlled by a Zeemote. Pretty cool. Check out a video of this setup after […]

Game Gripper for your Motorola Droid
We all know that the iPad does come with some decent and even addictive games, so what is stopping its rival, the Motorola Droid, from coming up with great games of its own? Well, apart from developers flocking to where the money is, it could very well be due to the ergonomics of the hardware. Perhaps the Game Gripper might just spruce things up a bit, as it slides over […]

Motorola Droid Encountering Performance Issues After Updating To Android 2.1?
Some lucky folks have managed to get the OTA (over-the-air) update to bring the Motorola Droid up to version 2.1. While getting the latest version of Android is certainly good news, the complaints that many users are experiencing performance issues are certainly not. Check out a video after the jump to see two Motorola Droid’s sporting different firmware versions illustrating the performance difference. Both phones apparently have the minimum number […]

Verizon Droid gets manual Android 2.1 update
Want to manually update your Verizon Droid’s operating system to Android 2.1 instead of waiting for the OTA update to arrive? Fret not, the step-by-step instructions are available after the jump (where you need to get the update package first) which should take approximately all of 10 minutes before your phone is ready to offer the latest and greatest that Android 2.1 has. Even better news is the lack of hacking […]

Samsung Galaxy S Sports The Fastest GPU In Android Phones
It’s surprising that it wasn’t trumpeted around more when the Samsung Galaxy S was officially unveiled, but as it is, the Samsung Galaxy S is probably the device with the fastest GPU in an Android phone to date. The Hummingbird A8 chip on the Galaxy S is able to process around 90 million triangles per second, and when you compare that to the Motorola Droid’s 7 million tri/sec, and the […]

The Motorola Droid Update On Thursday Was For Testers Only
If you’re wondering how Thursday came and went without you getting the highly anticipated Motorola Droid Android 2.1 update, we’ve got a tidbit of news for you. According to Tom Pica, a Verizon spokesperson, the update wasn’t delayed, as was previously reported, but the Android 2.1 update was deployed to a small number of Verizon test users (as scheduled). It’s good to know that Verizon apparently sent out the Android […]

Verizon Motorola Droid To Get Official Android 2.1 Update Soon
If you’ve been dying to get Google’s latest version of Android, Android 2.1, on your Motorola Droid, but didn’t dare use any hacked firmware, it seems that you’re in luck. Verizon Wireless has officially confirmed that the Motorola Droid will be getting the Android 2.1 update, though there wasn’t any mention of when the firmware will be released. Features of the updated firmware for the Motorola Droid will give it:

Video Indicates The Android 2.1 Update Might Give Moto Droid Live Wallpapers
It was previously mentioned that the Motorola DROID would not be getting live wallpapers, despite getting an Android 2.1 firmware update. But according to this latest video that’s appeared, the Droid does seem to be running a firmware that supports live wallpapers (such as wallpapers with flashy dots moving around it). Apparently it’s running Android 2.1 ESE53, but you probably can’t confirm that from the video alone. Are live wallpapers […]

Hook Your Motorola Droid To USB Printers In The Future?
How would you like to be able to hook up a USB printer, or USB flash drive to your Motorola Droid? That’s not possible just yet, but thanks to a couple of folks who were fiddling with the Motorola Droid, it might be possible in the future. With Android being able to offer USB Host mode, a Motorola Droid was modified (with a bit of engineering and technical magic) to […]