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Motorola DROID SHADOW found in Gym?

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Motorola DROID SHADOW found in Gym?
It seems that a cellphone store is the last place to go to if you're looking to get your hands on an unreleased model. For example, Apple engineer Grey Powell accidentally left his next-gen iPhone prototype at a bar on the West Coast and the finder reportedly sold it to Gawker Media for $8,500. The most recent story involves the unannounced Motorola DROID SHADOW and a corporate Verizon gym in Washington. An employee at the gym discovered the handset and said that before all of the data was remotely wiped, a text message on the device referred to it as being "unreleased". The gym employee also had a chat with the person who picked up the phone who confirmed that the found unit had 16GB of storage, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, featured an 8MP camera and has the capability of shooting high-def video in 720p. The display was 4.3 inches and the phone should be powered by the Froyo Android 2.2 build when launched in June/July. Now if we can figure out where someone will misplace the Google Android Tablet...

Motorola DROID SHADOW Preliminary Specifications

source: Gizmodo



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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:46

1. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


Super smartphone from Motorola is my next phone change it name to DROID SUPER.

posted on 25 May 2010, 14:36

14. jenna_23 (Posts: 145; Member since: 02 Apr 2010)


They have verizon gyms.? What is a verizon gym?

posted on 25 May 2010, 20:19

16. josuearisty (Posts: 148; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


I'd like see how the new MOTOBLUR looks, I hope a can turn it off

posted on 26 May 2010, 15:46

19. lovebuzz (Posts: 76; Member since: 21 Oct 2009)


Same as a regular gym, stupid.

posted on 26 May 2010, 15:57

21. jenna_23 (Posts: 145; Member since: 02 Apr 2010)


how do i sign up ? I WANNA GO WORK OUT THERE BECUZ BALLY TOTAL FITNESS IS RIPPING ME OFF....

posted on 26 May 2010, 15:59

22. omarc26 (Posts: 357; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


@ lovebuzz ur stupid

posted on 26 May 2010, 16:18

23. spk (Posts: 36; Member since: 03 Feb 2010)


Verizon Wireless has employee gyms at alot of the corporate office for employees to use.

posted on 25 May 2010, 06:47

2. ibap (Posts: 695; Member since: 09 Sep 2009)


Like the first 'lost' phone, this sounds like a stunt

posted on 25 May 2010, 08:44

3. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010)


How did he confirm it had a snapdragon? Did he crack it open?

posted on 25 May 2010, 08:45

4. JagerDJ (Posts: 6; Member since: 02 Dec 2009)


I work for VZW, and if this were true, the employee in question would be in a heap of trouble. Each large call-center has a gym/fitness facility, but nothing too fancy. Since it's limited to employees only, I doubt the person that finds the phone and reports it will turn around and give details to the web, that's just asking for it. Also, I highly doubt that the next big phone prototype is being carried around in a call center. Just fake hype.

posted on 25 May 2010, 09:44

6. iHateCrapple (Posts: 734; Member since: 12 Feb 2010)


I'm inclined to agree... But I hope those specs are accurate! Sounds like another winner, as long as we can keep em in stock at launch....

posted on 25 May 2010, 11:15

9. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)


Yeah, Im sure if this were true they would have him sign a confidentiality statement to ensure closed lips, else the nuece. plus there isnt any picture opf the device? cmon..

posted on 25 May 2010, 16:07

15. Hotzb22 (Posts: 103; Member since: 30 Mar 2009)


wow u guys get a gym we lucky if we have a break room here

posted on 26 May 2010, 06:52

17. theGodpapa (Posts: 181; Member since: 15 Dec 2009)


actually most of the corporate buildings have gyms for us as well. I have been to several of them across the country and all the corporate buildings I have been to have a gym in them. This moron was probably beta testing this product and dropped it. really really bad move....no doubt he is terminated for this .

posted on 26 May 2010, 07:52

18. tallica05 (Posts: 93; Member since: 26 Dec 2009)


No I wouldn't doubt that someone has this early. I know the data guys get phones early and can do traingings on them.. So its quite possible there is some truth to this stor. Or they are copying an accident by apple to help promote a phone to get people excited..

posted on 25 May 2010, 09:44

5. spoonb1 (Posts: 77; Member since: 02 Jan 2010)


so is it just me or are some of these new phone getting to be really freaking big? I have both a N1 and X10 and both are rather large already... then there is the Evo and this Moto... i have large hands, so i can handle it, but its gonna make the average user's look like little kiddy hands, lol. probably why apple decided to stick with a happy medium and continue the 3.5in screen rather than supersizing it...

posted on 25 May 2010, 10:24

7. wreh3 (Posts: 25; Member since: 19 Apr 2010)


Whatever the rumors are, when the phone comes out sometimes this year, then we all will know. For now, all these are just to keep our ears scratching.

posted on 25 May 2010, 10:39

8. phone333 (Posts: 331; Member since: 04 Feb 2009)


What's up with employees loosing phones these days. Does everyone have to copy Apple?

posted on 25 May 2010, 12:09

10. trentin23 (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Apr 2010)


So no physical keyboard????????????????????? That sucks. Guess those old pics & specs were a fraud unless That was the DROID 2....

posted on 25 May 2010, 12:36

11. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


I'm all for it unless it has motoblur

posted on 25 May 2010, 12:42

12. mr. anderson (Posts: 92; Member since: 16 Apr 2009)


this looks photoshopped, and the specs so closely match the evo that i have to believe this is a fake

posted on 25 May 2010, 12:47

13. ILOVEIPHONE25 (unregistered)


whats up with all of these phones being found at weird places... First was a bar, and now a gym, whats next? strip club? HAHA steve jobs going to a strip club...I might even be there with him..

posted on 26 May 2010, 15:54

20. lovebuzz (Posts: 76; Member since: 21 Oct 2009)


Of course you would you're his #1 hoe aren't ya? Or wait, nope that was a mistake. His Iphone gets first place in the bedroom and i guess you would get whatever's left..

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