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Here are five popular phones bought by Verizon customers before the iPhone arrived

Here are five popular phones bought by Verizon customers before the iPhone arrived

posted: 26 Oct 2014, 21:10

February 10th, 2011 was a historic day in the history of Verizon Wireless. On that day, Big Red finally started ringing up sales of the Apple iPhone. To be certain, Verizon customers had to wait a long...

Five years ago this month, a press conference paved the way for the Android revolution

Five years ago this month, a press conference paved the way for the Android revolution

posted: 12 Oct 2014, 20:43

The way was paved for the subsequent Android revolution on October 6th, 2009. On that date, slightly more than five years ago, Eric Schmidt and Lowell McAdams met with the press. At the time, both...

8 classic Android smartphones that blew our minds back in the day

8 classic Android smartphones that blew our minds back in the day

posted: 06 Aug 2014, 03:33

Like most other things in the world, Android had a bumpy start. It took a great amount of software enhancement, hardware experimentation and, not of lesser importance, Verizon's huge marketing budget, in order to finally...

Jelly Bean ROM ported to the original Motorola Droid

Jelly Bean ROM ported to the original Motorola Droid

posted: 27 Aug 2012, 12:47

Defying its age and showing off the power of an unlocked bootloader, the original Motorola Droid has been graced with a taste of Jelly Bean...

Next Motorola project is for the Motorola XOOM

Next Motorola project is for the Motorola XOOM

posted: 28 Nov 2011, 00:05

Motorola has been sending out emails to owners of the Motorola DROID BIONIC, the OG Motorola DROID and now the Motorola XOOM, asking them to take part in an unnamed project for each device; participants must be a member of the Motorola Feedback...

First-gen Motorola DROID to get an update?

First-gen Motorola DROID to get an update?

posted: 11 Nov 2011, 16:09

Even at the age of 2-years old, a time when most smartphones have been retired by its owner and sent to a drawer somewhere in Boca Raton, many copies of the OG Motorola DROID are still in use; to reward those still using the DROID, Motorola is seemingly...

Motorola DROID makes it to the Sunday comics page

Motorola DROID makes it to the Sunday comics page

posted: 10 Jul 2011, 12:34

Dick Tracy always will have a special place in cell phone fans' hearts because of the early use of the two-way wrist radio, which left the realm of sci-fi and became reality; the Motorola DROID is paid homage to in this Sunday's episode of...

Netflix app for Android officially arrives on another 3 additional devices

Netflix app for Android officially arrives on another 3 additional devices

posted: 27 May 2011, 11:44

The exclusive list of devices gaining access to Netflix’s app for Android include the original one and only Motorola DROID, LG Revolution, and the Casio G'zOne Commando – all of which are on Verizon’s...

Motorola DROID X, DROID 2 and First-gen DROID each get Netflix app ported to it

Motorola DROID X, DROID 2 and First-gen DROID each get Netflix app ported to it

posted: 12 May 2011, 23:30

While this afternoon's announcement of the launch of the Netflix app for Android shut out all Motorola Android devices, the guys at Xda-developers found a way to port over the software to three DROID models...

Motorola DROID scores a cameo in Scream 4 trailer

Motorola DROID scores a cameo in Scream 4 trailer

posted: 23 Jan 2011, 01:12

Sure, the original Motorola DROID has been long gone from Verizon, replaced by higher spec'd DROID models, but the 2009 Time Magazine Gadget of the Year still has its looks which probably is why the phone shows up in the new trailer for Scream...

Android 2.3 requires no minimum processor speed, Motorola DROID owners smile

Android 2.3 requires no minimum processor speed, Motorola DROID owners smile

posted: 08 Dec 2010, 02:50

Despite the word of some high powered experts proclaiming that Android 2.3 would require a minimum processing speed of 1GHz, a Google insider begs to differ allowing owners of models like the original Motorola...

First generation Motorola DROID to get minor OTA update soon

First generation Motorola DROID to get minor OTA update soon

posted: 06 Dec 2010, 21:15

It says something about how much Verizon and Motorola treasure the first-gen Motorola DROID by allowing users of the now obsolete device, now past its prime, to continue to receive updates trying to keep the old guy young at...

Happy 1st Birthday wishes to the Motorola DROID

Happy 1st Birthday wishes to the Motorola DROID

posted: 07 Nov 2010, 21:22

It was one year ago today that Verizon launched the Motorola DROID and things in the cell phone industry were never the same again as Androidmania began...

The Force shines brightly now that the Motorola DROID R2-D2 is available

The Force shines brightly now that the Motorola DROID R2-D2 is available

posted: 30 Sep 2010, 08:55

If you weren't able to attend any of the festivities held last night and missed out on checking the handset, you'll be happy to know that the big day is here...

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