Motorola Droid X and Droid 2 Overclocked from 1GHz to Whopping 2GHz

Seriously, that's got to hurt. Two forum-posters calling themselves Team DeFuse are claiming they successfully managed to overclock both the Droid 2 and Droid X, taking them from a decent 1.0GHz to spectacular 2.0GHz. We'd be concerned for their safety, if we hadn't seen they survived the task at least long enough to… » 10/22/10 12:47pm 10/22/10 12:47pm

Come and Get Your Droid 2 Root

Joining the proud lineage of rooted phones, Droid 2 has officially been compromised. What took you so long, guys? As always, please proceed with extreme caution. It's not the most complicated hack in the world, but a wrong move could do some serious damage to your phone. [XDA Developers Forum via Engadget] » 8/25/10 5:39pm 8/25/10 5:39pm

Motorola Droid 2 Pre-Sale Starts Tomorrow on Verizon

Not that it's been a very well kept secret, but Motorola and Verizon have officially announced the Droid 2, the Froyo-outfitted, Flash 10.1-equipped successor to the original Droid. It goes on sale tomorrow for $199, after a $100 rebate. » 8/10/10 9:29am 8/10/10 9:29am

Spotted In a Newspaper Advert: the Unannounced Motorola Droid 2

This must be one of the most leaked phones in the history of tech blogs. Found in a newspaper yesterday, this Verizon advert shows the Droid 2, keyboard splayed and all, with the words "coming soon." Yes, but when? » 8/09/10 4:15am 8/09/10 4:15am

Motorola Droid 2 Cases Rock Up at Best Buy, But Where's the Phone?

An employee at Best Buy Mobile spotted these suspicious cases in a new delivery, and whaddya know—they're emblazoned with the product name of Motorola's much-hyped Droid 2. » 7/30/10 3:08am 7/30/10 3:08am

Droid 2 Launching August 12 With R2-D2 Edition?

Never underestimate the power of a good pun. Er, maybe the Force of a good pun—Engadget's hearing that the Motorola Droid 2 will launch August 12, including a special R2-D2-bearing edition (presumably for enhanced starship navigation). [Engadget] » 7/20/10 3:57pm 7/20/10 3:57pm

Droid 2 Versus Droid In Hands-On Benchmark Video

Android and Me has a hands-on video comparison of Droid and Droid 2, along with plenty of benchmarks. It's not far off from the original impressions we saw, but it's the best tale of the tape we've seen yet. » 6/21/10 10:10am 6/21/10 10:10am

Droid 2: First Impressions

Gizmodo reader Zack recently had a chance to play with Verizon's next offering, the Motorola Droid 2. He sent us his impressions, some details about the specs, and a few extra pictures. » 6/17/10 11:12pm 6/17/10 11:12pm

Motorola's Droid X (Xtreme) and Droid 2 (Shadow) To Drop July/August

Recent rumors are suggesting the Droid X will go on sale in July, with the Droid 2 Shadow the month after in August. Both Android phones will be exclusive to Verizon, and will run on 45nm Texas Instruments' OMAP processors, at 1GHz. This should more than place them in-line with the wealth of Snapdragon-running phones.… » 6/15/10 6:25am 6/15/10 6:25am

Motorola Droid 2 Photos and Specs Leaked

The folks at Droid Life have gotten their hands onto pictures of the Motorola Droid 2 along with some specs. Don't get too excited though, because appearance-wise the device is rather similar to the original Droid. » 6/10/10 7:21pm 6/10/10 7:21pm

Motorola Droid Shadow and Xtreme Show Up On Verizon's System

More news from camp Verizon, concerning the upcoming Motorola Droid phones. The Droid 2 Xtreme and Shadow have appeared on Verizon's inventory, according to photos sent in to Droid-Life, suggesting release is imminent. » 5/31/10 12:36pm 5/31/10 12:36pm

Rumor: 8MP Motorola Shadow To Be Droid2

Those in the know have been tapping their noses wisely, whispering that the Shadow will be the successor to the Droid—the Droid2, if you will. Latest speculation includes the addition of an 8MP camera with 720p video capture. » 5/04/10 7:42am 5/04/10 7:42am