Live from Times Square it's the Motorola Droid!

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Live from Times Square it's the Motorola Droid!
Before Disney took over Times Square, the area was a much different place attracting a different type of person. Now, the area is suitable for a family night out. You can take the Wife and the tots out to see a Disney produced Broadway show and take in all of the energy and lights of the City. Who knows, you might run into a famous celebrity like Barbara, Billy, John or Droid. Huh? According to one of BGR's tipsters, as part of the never ending "Droid does" promotion, Motorola is going to be presenting "Droid does Times Square" (which in the old days would have left the handset with a $75 ticket and a lecture from one of New York's finest). As part of the festivities, people will get the opportunity to control two of the district's huge electronic billboards using voice commands. No confirmation yet on talk that the Droid will host an episode of Saturday Night Live this season.

Motorola Droid A855 Preliminary Specifications

source: BGR

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9 Comments

1. kilari

Posts: 49; Member since: Oct 28, 2009

I hope Android finally puts the iphone out of my misery.

3. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i know right!! and you did not deserve a negative for your comment. it seems like when ever i say one bad thing about at&t or the iphone or even me commenting in general i get a -1. why is that people?

2. Hosier41

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 07, 2009

Aren't they making to big of a deal over this stupid phone.

4. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Nope.

5. jporterweb

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 17, 2009

Ummm... no. Android really is going to be where the battle is. The iPhone has no hope right now of keeping its share up, and with VZW backing Android, the iPhone(at least in the US) is honestly going to be threatened for the first time in its existence. So seeing all the stuff about the iPhone, this is mild in comparison and could just be the thing that finally removes Apple's grip on peoples mind.

6. Illyich

Posts: 167; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

I disagree. At least for the forseeable future, the iPhone is still going to have stellar sales. The droid certainly looks better -- I'd rather use one of those (and for the record, my Nokia 6085 is just fine for me). However, when it comes down to actual sales, the iPhone is still going to be a huge ticket item no matter what other phone comes along. Apple's marketing is just too good.

7. Hosier41

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 07, 2009

The iphone was not threatened when the first android phone came out the G1. What is so different now?

8. dubracer223

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

this is not the same o.s. as the g1. the new o.s. supports 2 processors for starters..eclairs are sweeter than cupcakes

9. dubracer223

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

i agree...it will take some time to take a bite outta the iphones market but this is truly the 1st time a realistic competitor has come to do serious battle.

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