Tag Archives: Motorola DROID

Motorola Reveals Its Intel Powered RAZR i

Earlier this morning in London, Motorola took the curtains off its Intel powered RAZR device – the Motorola RAZR i. Leaks over the last week have pretty much been spot on regarding the phone’s specs and design however this is the first official confirmation by Motorola. The handset is expected to be the first of a multi-year,… Read more

Motorola Droid gets ICS port; users rejoice

The CyanogenMod team made a lot of people sad when they announced that the 2 year old Motorola Droid would no longer be supported through official channels. Well, luckily, we have an army of Android developers in the community who don’t take no for an answer. Yes, it looks like another dev, kfazz, from our favorite developer forum, XDA Developers, has been… Read more

Motorola Droid gets a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

For all you people out there in our growing community with a Motorola Droid, yeah the first one, the wait is not going to be long. What wait you ask? Why the wait for Ice Cream Sandwich of course! Everyone knows that the developer community for Android is second to none. Well, that very community has released a custom build of Android 4.0.3 with CyanogenMod… Read more

8 Android phones exhibit security flaws in pre-installed apps

Researchers at North Carolina State released a study recently wherein they evaluated the security configurations of popular Android devices from Motorola, HTC, and Samsung. The study revealed that the manufacturers did not properly implement Google’s native security protocols. This lapse in secure implementation has led to phones not properly protecting… Read more

Motorola DROID 4 for Verizon official spec leak

Now, this might not be considered “new” news to most but it certainly is a nice confirmation of what we have been expecting to surface in the next couple of weeks.  The Motorola DROID, the DROID that started it all, is now in its fourth version and the new design and specs command that attention be given. The Motorola DROID 4 comes with the customary… Read more

Motorola Droid updated to FRG83G

The update the Motorola Droid will be receiving today, as unfortunate as it is, will not be Gingerbread. Instead, the OTA being pumped out, FRG83G, is Froyo based; 2.2.2 to be exact. According to the update information, FRG83G just contains some bug fixes that should help some messaging problems popping up on some devices. Nonetheless, it’s incredibly… Read more

Video timeline shows map of Android activations worldwide

The Android Developers YouTube has just hosted a video that is quite possibly one of the coolest things I have seen so far this year. The video features a map of the world, and shows the progression of Android device activations from October 2008, to January 2011. One of the best things about the video is watching the numbers climb when the original… Read more

AOSP ROM for Motorola DROID available now

Motorola has been in hot water lately for not updating their phones. One device that’s never been subject to that treatment is the original DROID on Verizon. The DROID has always been one of the first phones to get updates, but it looks like that may be finally coming to an end with the release of Gingerbread. Fear not though faithful DROID fans,… Read more