Gingerbread for Droid 2 R2-D2 Starts to Roll Out

Droid 2 R2-D2

After the Motorola Droid 2 and Droid 2 Global both got boosts up to Gingerbread, we figured it would only be a matter of time before Verizon’s special edition Droid 2 R2-D2 handset would see the update and sure enough, shortly after the other Droid 2’s got Android 2.3, owners of the Star Wars branded […]

Motorola Droid 2 Gingerbread Update Now Available

Droid 2

Late last night, a miracle occurred. Verizon and Motorola finally began pushing out the Gingerbread update for the Motorola Droid 2. And it’s not an OTA update either. No sir. It’s available for Droid 2 owners, what’s left of them, to pull this very minute to get up and running. Unfortunately, it’s Android 2.3.3 and […]

Gingerbread for Motorola Droid 2 Coming Soon

Droid 2

It has been a long wait for Gingerbread for Motorola Droid 2 owners but it appears that that wait will be coming to an end fairly shortly as the changelog for the Droid 2’s upgrade to Android 2.3 has been released which is generally a sign that things are in motion for a public release. […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Situation Doesn’t Look Good

Droid 2 Global

In the middle of June, everything seemed as right as rain with the Droid 2 Global’s Gingerbread update. After a soak test, it would start rolling out to the Droid 2 Global masses and the Droid 2 Global would be one of a handful of old phones with the Android 2.2 upgrade. Unfortunately, none of […]

Gingerbread Coming to the Droid 2 After Droid 3 Launches


After several delays, a leaked document shows the Droid 2 Global getting Gingerbread soon after the Droid 3 launches. When will the Droid 3 launch, you may ask? While nothing official has been confirmed, the latest signs point to July 7. That day also appears to be the day that unlimited data goes away for new […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Now Available

Droid 2 Global

We had heard that Motorola and Verizon were going to be rolling out the Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread update similar to how they did it with the Droid X, however from the looks of things, it appears that they have gone ahead and just released it to the masses. If you head on over […]

Droid Pro Gingerbread Update Starts Rolling Out, Droid 2 Owners Watch in Agony

Motorola Droid Pro

Over the weekend, some lucky Motorola Droid Pro owners began to see the Android 2.3.3 update available for installation on their device. And while it doesn’t appear to be a full-blown roll out, it’s reminiscent of the Droid X’s current Gingerbread “soak test” which means that an update to the masses should be coming at […]

Ultimate Android 2.3 Update List: Which Phones Will Get Gingerbread?

Droid Pro

Back in December, Google announced that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread would follow Android 2.2 Froyo as the next operating system coming to Android OS smartphones. As of today, April 21st, there are only 3 phones that currently boast official Gingerbread leaving many device owners to wonder: Am I going to be getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread? […]

Android 2.3 Gingerbread leaks out for Motorola Droid X and Droid 2

Motorola Droid 2

Motorola and Verizon’s official Android 2.3 Gingerbread update didn’t roll out for the Motorola Droid X this weekend but that doesn’t mean that Droid X and Droid 2 owners can’t get their hands on the update. Last night, MyDroidWorld released Android 2.3 to those with a Droid X and a Droid 2. Yes, that means […]

HTC EVO named the hottest of the hotspot phones


You might be saying to yourselves, “well duh, the HTC EVO is the fastest smartphone with hotspot access: it’s on 4G”. True, but it wasn’t the only 4G phone tested by LAPTOP Magazine, nor is it dominating only on 4G. Also: it seems the newest DROIDs aren’t necessarily the fastest.

Voice Actions for Google Android Introduced


Google’s introducing a new feature for Android devices called Voice Actions. With the press of a single button and a few spoken words, Android users can send messages, play songs, call contacts, send email, visit websites, create notes or navigate to a destination. The video demo below is pretty impressive, but your mileage will vary […]

Dell Streak literally a day late and dollar short


BGR reminds us that both the BlackBerry Torch and Motorola DROID 2 go on sale today for the price of $199 with two-year contract (counting a $100 debit card rebate on the latter). Exciting day for those devices, but not so much for the Dell Streak going on sale here in the U.S. tomorrow for […]

DROID 2 R2-D2 Edition: My worst fear realized!


It’s true: Verizon has fulfilled my worst fear for the Droid – A version of the DROID 2 that everyone will surely call “R2-D2” because it’s actually named after Star Wars’ R2-D2! To quote Darth Vader at the end of Episode III (and please, imagine the exact same voice for this) “NOOOOOOOO!!!1!11!!!ONE!!”