Droid X

Sprint / Motorola Event on June 9th [Piet Mondrian Themed Dual-Core?]

Sprint / Motorola Event on June 9th [Piet Mondrian Themed Dual-Core?]

We and the rest of the press of the world including Android Community have just been invited to an event in New York hosted by Motorola and Sprint. This event, given the brands attached to it, will certainly play host to a new device manufactured by Motorola and carried by Sprint - but that's all we know. We can certainly make some educated guesses, on the other hand, and several guesses as to what we'll be seeing is just what we happen to have. First of all, it's been said that a re-branding of the DROID X2 is on the way with the name Photon 4G attached to it, carried by Sprint. Seem reasonable?

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Droid X2 Unboxing and Hands-on [vs. Droid X]

Droid X2 Unboxing and Hands-on [vs. Droid X]

It must be the day for 4.3-inch qHD Android smartphones: first the HTC Sensation, and now Verizon's DROID X2 by Motorola. The second-gen handset sticks closely to what made its predecessor a success, but will that undermine enthusiasm for upgraders? Check out our first impressions after the cut.

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Motorola Droid X for Verizon Android 2.2 Update Getting Pushed to Devices Tomorrow

Motorola Droid X for Verizon Android 2.2 Update Getting Pushed to Devices Tomorrow

It looks like Motorola and Verizon were able to stick to their guns on this one, and have gone through the paces to provide the update to Android 2.2, better known as Froyo, for the Motorola Droid X before the end of the third quarter. The update is scheduled to start rolling out to owners of the Droid X beginning tomorrow, and as most Over the Air updates go, this one will also be a staggered roll out. However, Verizon is quick to point out that you don't necessarily have to wait.

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Droid X Review

Droid X Review

Motorola's first-generation DROID shook HTC's dominance of the Android segment and arguably reinvented the company after years of tired RAZR variants. Now, after a spate of low- to mid-tier Android devices, the company has unveiled their next high-end smartphone. The Motorola DROID X, again on Verizon Wireless in the US, scales up the screen, the camera and the processor, while simultaneously slimming down in the hand; it also faces strong competition from HTC, Samsung and others. Has Motorola done enough second-time around? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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The Daily Slash: July 6th 2010

The Daily Slash: July 6th 2010

Tonight's a bit of a phone night, and we really can't explain why. But, as you know, it happens. But, in any event, welcome to the eve of the rest of the week. In tonight's edition of The Daily Slash, tucked away in The Best of R3 Media, we've got what HTC calls plans for the future of Android and HTC Sense, the coolest ceiling fan in the history of ceiling fans, and the Droid Incredible's (shocker) been pushed back again. And then in the Dredge 'Net, scientists have created a ridiculously strong battery, the original Kindle patent spells doom and gloom for the competition, and some lucky Droid X pre-orderers are getting their devices early.

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The Daily Slash: July 2nd 2010

The Daily Slash: July 2nd 2010

By now, you're probably already well into your fourth of July celebration. If not, you're already behind the curve, so start celebrating your long weekend! Most of you probably don't have work on Monday, so go ahead and take the time to relax -- you deserve it. We'll try and help you out tonight, in this edition of The Daily Slash. First up, in the Best of R3 Media, we've got some rumors about Android 2.2 and the original Droid, ColorWare wants to paint your new Xbox 360, and Verizon's been forced to fork out $21 million. And then in the Dredge 'Net, we've got a countertop that'll teach you things, a digital burial ground for the KIN, and some new information about Google Music.

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