Survey Indicates That Android Is Still On Top In Terms Of Market Share

Ever since Android stepped into the scene, other platforms (BlackBerry especially) have been having a hard time. But what could be the reason for that? Well, in my opinion it’s the open sourced nature of Android that has brought it where it is today. On the other hand there is Apple, which has a different set of customers with slightly different mindsets. The iPhone was launched in 2007 with much grandeur by Apple. Back then the iPhone was one of a kind, now with the emergence of Android, we get … [Read more...]

Motorola Droid 3 Will Not Have 4G LTE

The Motorola Droid 3's specs were spotted earlier on a website known for benchmarking devices. This website gave out some vital information about Motorola's next big thing. They mentioned that the device would feature a PowerVR SGX540 GPU and a 1 GHz TI dual-core OMAP4 processor which is very tempting to say the least. Also known was the screen size (4 inches) and its qHD resolution which promises some thrills. Plus a front and back camera and a physical slide out keyboard. And now a new … [Read more...]

Verizon Droid X2 to Hit Markets on May 26

Verizon's first dual-core Tegra 2 running smartphone, the Droid X2 has now been delayed after being shown off and getting customers all tempted. Verizon's 4G LTE network shortage seems to be a very concerning issue now. Verizon promoted their 4G LTE coverage with much fervor and grandeur, only to fail at the last minute. The Motorola Droid X2 seems to have fallen prey to the shortage this time with Big Red delaying the launch of the device which was supposed to be in the market today, the device … [Read more...]

Moto Droid X Could Receive a Gingerbread Update: Rumor

The successor to the Motorola Droid X2 will be making its way to the market on May 12 which is next week. And it's obvious to think that its predecessor the original Droid X will not be left behind and now it seems like Motorola has some plans in its mind. Well it is being said that the Droid X could be receiving an OTA Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update on May 13th. Apparently, Motorola has submitted the latest build (something newer than 4.5.591) of Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread to Verizon and is … [Read more...]

How to Change Icons on the Android Dock

Something to keep in mind is that Android phones are made by a number of different companies, so these instruction are mostly for the Samsung Galaxy line of Android phones, but you can adapt them to HTC and Motorola as well. First of all you will need to make sure your Android is powered on and that you are on the home screen. At the home screen you will see Applications, and you will need to touch this option. In the Menu, click View Type and Customizable Grid. Under Menu, touch … [Read more...]

Motorola Atrix 4G to Get Android 2.3 Gingerbread

The Motorola Atrix 4G has been launched for about a month now in the U.S and more recently in the UK (without 4G). The device has been praised widely for its performance (not so much for the Moto Blur UI) and quality, but if we were to mention one aspect where the Motorola Atrix fell behind, it would be its OS. The Atrix runs on Android 2.2 Froyo. This in a time when Android 2.3 Gingerbread's next iteration is being rumored about. So users have been a bit disappointed with that aspect of the … [Read more...]

How to Tether a Verizon Droid

If you're looking to tether your Motorola Droid from Verizon and turn your phone into a hotspot, then you've come to the right place! Keep in mind that what you are doing here is connecting your computer to your phone in order to access the internet, and there are more than a few companies that charge for this service. The charge is typically an extra $30 per month, though this is not always the case.  But the method we outline below is won't cost you a dime Before you can begin, you … [Read more...]

How to Change the Order of Contacts on the Droid

The Motorola Droid is a pretty much the phone that started the Android movement, and as such, there are loads of people using it daily, so for those of you who are wondering how to change the order of contacts on you phone, here you go: Step 1: With your Droid turned on, open the Applications menu and navigate to 'Contacts'. Once there, touch Contacts and prepare for the next step. Step 2: Upon pressing the Menu button, select: Display Options. Step 3: Beside the "Sort list by" … [Read more...]

Press Photos of the Motorola DROID X^2 Released

Some new press photos have been released of the successor to the Motorola DROID X. This device however will not be known as DROID X2 as many would have expected. Instead, this device will be called the DROID X^2 (X squared), that is considering what's written on the back panel. The name is not the only thing that excites us though. It comes with a 1.2 GHz dual core CPU instead of 1 GHz processor like seen on its predecessor which is a nice addition to this device. Other features include a … [Read more...]

Motorola Defy Gets the Froyo Update

Motorola Defy users can now rejoice with the Froyo update being given out. T-Mobile announced that the official update will available through the phone's settings and that it will be optional. Who wouldn't like an update right? We know that you've been looking at the settings every once in a while to see if the update is live yet, and now it is. All you have to do is go to settings, about phone and select system updates. It is advised to keep your phone on the charger and download the 112 MB … [Read more...]