Posts tagged Droid
According to sholes.info, Android 2.1 which is running on Google Phone called Nexus One has been ported to Droid via an image file. Well that’s not a surprise is it? We all knew that this was going to happen and it has happened. However, it would be wise that you don’t port the latest Android version just now, as the current image file is known to have some issues and will not preserve file system permissions. (List of issues discussed below) Here is a video that shows the Nexus One boot animation running on Motorola’s Droid.
Video shared by Engadget
It is the week of showering updates at Verizon. At the start of this week, they announced the roll out OTA update for Motorola Droid, and now they are doing the same for Droid Eris from HTC. The update has version number 1.16.605.1 and brings SMS/MMS improvements and more.
Very recently, Verizon rolled out an OTA (over the air) update for Motorola Droid to fix certain number of problems that the Motorola phone was suffering from such as autofocus problem and more. Currently Droid users are dependent on Verizon to get the much awaited OTA update. A hack has been made available that gives you the option to manually update to Android 2.0.1 and eliminates the need to rely on Verizon to roll out the update (Steps listed below)
Time Magazine has named Motorola Droid as the top gadget of the year much to the surprise of Apple and iPhone fans. Verizon and Motorola will be over the moon upon this achievement and why shouldn’t they be. Time Magazine has declared Droid as the first handset to challenge Apple’s outstanding smartphone.
Yesterday, we informed you about the arrival of Android 2.0.1 update for Motorola Droid. One thing that remained to be seen, at that time was how efficient it was. Did it solve the problems that Droid was suffering from such as the autofocus problem and more? Well we have got that covered. We are sharing a video review with you which discusses the impact and usefulness of the updates as well as the changes that it brings.
Verizon as promised, has started rolling out Over the Air (OTA) update for the much advertised Motorola Droid phone. The OTA update for Droid brings bug fixes, improvements and more. (Full list of changes and improvements provided below)
Few weeks back, we informed you about Droid suffering from the auto-focus camera problem. Also we shared with you the news of an OTA update to arrive for the so called iPhone killer. Well Verizon has confirmed the arrival of that very over the air update for the Motorola’s high profile device. The high profile carrier provider has indicated the update to arrive in the coming weeks.
Mark my words, Verizon days of attacking iPhone are far from over. Yes, Verizon has launched yet another commercial, in which it attacks Apple’s premium mobile phone once again. This commercial terms the iPhone as clueless which is pretty much debatable, and iPhone users will be least impressed by it.
A few days back, we informed you about the arrival of Fring for Android. We got more news on that. Fring for Android has been updated to version 188.8.131.52. The latest update comes out as a maintenance release and brings fixes for certain bugs thanks to user feedbacks and bug reports.
Almost a month back, Google released Google Maps Navigation. However the downside to it was that, it only targeted Android 2.0 powered devices which certainly includes Droid. Good news for Android 1.6 users, as Google has released the Google Maps Navigation for Android 1.6 platform, and that too just in time for the holiday season. Now Google Maps Navigation can run on the likes of T-Mobile myTouch 3G and G1 and other supported devices.