There's plenty to get excited about in Android 2.2 AKA Froyo, but HTC offered some not very surprising reassurance to people who bought their most recent handsets, including the Droid Incredible, the EVO, the Desire, or, soon, the myTouch Slide—you will probably get Froyo! Android Central reached out to HTC and got…
Droid Eris owners, rejoice! If you haven't already updated your phone to Android 2.1 via that firmware leak, you'll be getting the official upgrade soon. Verizon's begun pushing 2.1 to Eris phones, with some lucky few having already gotten the bump and the rest of you seeing it over the next several days. Verizon's…
Droid owners have been waiting and waiting for 2.1 to materialize, but fortunately a firmware update has leaked for both handsets. Motorola and Verizon have both promised OTA updates, but it's anyone's guess as to when they'll be out—so this may just be the fastest way to get the latest Android flavor on your…
Super-spec'd premium phones like the Droid and Nexus One are only part of Google's long term plan for Android. What we have here is a glimpse of Android's other future: Free. Android handsets are the new flip-phones! Sort of!
MOTO Development Labs devised a simple method of analyzing capacitive touch screens using drawing programs. They put the iPhone, the Nexus One, the Droid, and the Droid Eris through the paces and proved not all touch screens are created equal.
In a year, Android's gone from shaky upstart to mobile juggernaut. And nowhere is that more apparent than the apps—the Marketplace is positively bursting, with over 14,000 apps. Here are the ones you need, the essentials.
At midnight tonight, Verizon will begin the process of pushing out an update for the Droid Eris. The process will be gradual and it may be up to a week before all customers receive the update. As with the Droid, you'll receive an alert and then need to accept a download.
Verizon's done BOGO (as we in the know call them) deals on BlackBerrys before, but now that they've got some seriously solid Android hardware, we're a lot more excited for the (unconfirmed) Droid and Droid Eris deal this weekend.
For the first time ever, every major carrier in the US actually has smartphones worth buying, meaning you don't have to break up to get a good phone. Here's the best phones on each one, along with the best deals.
We, as in the tech press, are all over Palm's new mini-Pre. But we, as in the internet, just don't seem to care about it—just ask Google.
Today Verizon responded to AT&T's "There's a Map For That" lawsuit by releasing a slew of new commercials with similar themes and messaging. The battle continues, this time on the infamous Island of Misfit Toys.
New leaked documents suggest all the Droid Eris grumblings we've heard were true: it should launch November 6, and will supposedly run $99 after rebate. That's pretty cheap considering it matches the specs of the $180 Hero.
Based on specs coming out about the HTC Droid Desire, it may be that "Droid" represents not just a Motorola handset (which we previously knew as "Sholes"), but the name of Verizon's entire Android series. What's going on?