Tag Archives: DROID 2

Motorola DROID 2 Gingerbread update changelog shows itself on Verizon’s support site

It wasn’t too long ago that we reported that Motorola was beginning a soak test for the Gingerbread update for the manufacturer’s Droid 2. Whether or not that happened, or is still going on, is anyone’s guess, but it looks like Verizon is ready to pull the curtain off the update. Over on the device’s support site, the Gingerbread update’s changelog is now… Read more

Motorola DROID 2 Gingerbread soak test coming soon

For those of you out there with a Motorola DROID 2, you’ve probably been grinding your teeth at all of these other handsets getting updated to Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, while there hasn’t been much said about the update rolling out to your device of choice. That’s about to change, thanks to a report from Droid-Life that suggests some folks out there have… Read more

Motoblur 3.0 leaked for DROID 2

Moto’s Droid 2 Global and Droid Pro already have the OEM’s latest version of their custom Android UI, MotoBlur, but original Droid 2 owners are still hanging in the breeze waiting for an official release. Thankfully, a flashable zip has been posted over at the mydroidworld forums that will bring the updated, 2.2-based Blur over to the Droid 2. As… Read more

Motorola Milestone 2 hits the UK SIM free

For those of you that like your DROID 2′s unlocked in the GSM variety, then have we got the story for you. Expansys UK is just now ready to sell the device SIM free for £379.99, or as little as free on qualifying contracts through Vodafone. Should you pay full retail, you’ll also get a free car kit which includes a charger and mount. Expansys US also… Read more

DROID 2 update hittin’ the air

Just in case you missed out on the first round of updates that was sent out to the DROID 2 sometime last Thursday, now’s your chance to join the crowd. Update 2.3.20, available to all users now, includes: Improvements: Improved battery life. Heightened proximity sensor accuracy to enable faster screen response. View the Weather widget in both… Read more

DROID 2 update hitting the air today

Verizon has announced the availability of a new over-the-air (OTA) update for DROID 2 owners: Version.2.3.20.A955.Verizon.en.US/BP_C_01.09.07P. The update features numerous fixes, enhancements, and even some new features, like the ability to export contacts to the SD card. The official update page can be found here, where Verizon links to PDFs on the… Read more

Overclocking madness: DROID X & 2

When it comes to the wide world of Android, and the community backing it, there’s no device safe from the prying minds of hackers, devs, and coders everywhere. Just yesterday, we ran a story about the G2′s 800MHz processor being overlcocked to 1.4GHz. Today, it’s the DROID 2 and DROID X’s turn to take the limelight. The DROID 2 has been oc’ed and has… Read more

PSA: DROID 2 for a penny at Amazon

If you’ve been looking for a reason to grab a DROID 2, this is it. If you plan to purchase the device on a new 2 year contract, and do so through Amazon.com, you can make out like a bandit by only paying a single penny for the full QWERTY, 1GHz monster. There’s no time-frame on availability so if I were you, I’d jump on it. Check out the deal… Read more

R2-D2 DROID: More details outed

More details have been revealed on the Artoo DROID 2 including pricing and all sorts of limited edition extras. We already knew that the device will actually look like R2-D2, but now we know just about everything our favorite astromech droid will come with: Packaged in a custom box resembling carbonite Star Wars media dock Wired stereo… Read more