Motorola Droid 3 and Droid X2 Won’t Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Motorola Droid 3 and Droid X2 Won't Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Last week, Motorola updated its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule and while the news was good for some device owners, Droid 3 owners and Droid X2 owners saw their phones left off the list. In an effort to quell the storm, Motorola has explained why phones like the Droid X2 and the Droid […]

Motorola Droid X2 Not Getting Android 4.0?

We’ve already received one piece of bad news from Motorola in regards to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its devices and now it looks like we have a third piece to add. According to a letter from Dorothy Hodges of the Corporate Consumer Advocacy Office, the Motorola Droid X2 is not listed […]

Android Gains, But Faces Tough Battle Against iOS 5 and iPhone 5

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Smartphone buyers over the last three months chose Android 56% of the time, double the 28% choice of iOS devices like the iPhone. The new data from Nielsen shows that more consumers are picking Android than iPhone, but it looks like the big losers over this time are BlackBerry and “Other”, which is likely Windows Phone […]

Radio Shack Offering $100 off Verizon Smartphones, $50 Off iPhones

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To celebrate the arrival of Verizon Wireless smartphones, Radio Shack has announced that it will be taking $100 off a purchase of a Verizon smartphone with the signing of a new two year contract. That $100 is instant, not a mail-in rebate, and it applies to all Verizon smartphones that Radio Shack currently offers, a […]

Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread Update Now Available

Droid X2

Four days ago, Verizon Support announced that the Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread update had started rolling out for one of Motorola’s newest devices and that the software would be rolling out in stages to Droid X2 owners. Well, it appears that that roll out went smoothly because late last night, Verizon made the Droid X2 […]

August Launch of Verizon Galaxy S II May Lack 4G LTE

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Based on Motorola’s conference call, Droid-Life is deducing that if the Sasmung-made Galaxy S II is launched in August, that device would lack 4G LTE. The reasoning behind this is due to Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha stating that the Droid Bionic launching in September would be the first phone in the world to feature both […]

Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Today?

Droid X2

After yesterday’s debacle involving a possible 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Verizon Support’s accuracy isn’t doing so hot. However, we just might believe the announcement they made today. The twitter account has sprung into action again today and claims that the Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread update is rolling out today and […]

Verizon Readies Gingerbread OTA Update for Motorola Droid X2

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Verizon Wireless is readying the over the air software update for the Motorola Droid X2 that will deliver the Android 2.3 Gingerbready operating system to the 3G smartphone. While the Droid X2 was launched with Android 2.2 Froyo with a newer and sleeker version of the MOTO BLUR user interface pre-loaded, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [July, 2011]

HTC EVO 3D

The middle of summer is upon us dear GBM readers and you know what that means? We have a plethora of new Android phones out on the market, enough to make your head swivel around and your hair turn gray. Well, it’s our job to make buying a new smartphone as easy as possible and […]

Motorola Droid 3 And Droid X2 Prices Slashed at Amazon

Droid 3

Verizon’s Buy One Get One Free offer for the Motorola Droid 3 and the Droid X2 is good if you need two phones. But what if you want just one? Well, Amazon has you covered as the retailer has slashed the prices on both the Droid 3 and the Droid X2 to almost absurd amounts. […]

Gingerbread for Motorola Atrix 4G and Droid X2 Coming Soon

Motorola Atrix 4G

Own a Motorola Atrix 4G or a Motorola Droid X2? Well, then you’ll be happy to know that Gingerbread is likely going to start rolling out soon for both Motorola smartphones as a soak test is definitely about to happen for the Atrix 4G and is likely going to begin soon for the Droid X2. […]

Why Verizon 4G Smartphone Prices Keep Falling

HTC ThunderBolt

It could be the tiered data, it could be the issues or it could the Motorola Droid Bionic that is pushing people away but whatever the case may be, prices on Verizon’s 4G LTE smartphones continue to fall and this time it’s over at mobile retailer Wirefly who is offering the HTC ThunderBolt for $99 […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [June, 2011]

Samsung Infuse 4G

It’s that time again where we bring you what we think are the five best Android smartphones for your money. June’s list is a complete overhaul as every single phone that was May’s list has been replaced by new hardware. Summer has generally been an extremely fruitful season for new Android phones and the summer […]

Deal: Droid X2 for $99 after $50 off Coupon Code

Droid X2 Deal

Wirefly is offering up a great deal on the Droid X2 thanks to a $50 off coupon code that brings the price down to just $99 with a 2 year contract. This is the lowest price we have seen for the Droid X2 which runs Android 2.2 and was released at the end of May. […]

Droid X2 Allows Some Bloatware to Be Removed Without Rooting

Motorola Droid X2

As many of you with Verizon handsets know, smartphones from Big Red come with a bunch of pre-loaded software – called bloatware – that can’t be uninstalled. Well, it appears that Motorola’s Droid X2, which comes with the usual stuff, allows for some of that bloatware to be removed. In the past, Verizon smartphone owners […]

Amazon Drops Prices of Best Selling Verizon Smartphones

Verizon Price Cut

In addition to that sale on Windows Phone 7 devices that its holding throughout June, Amazon is also playing host to a seven day spring sale on some of Verizon’s top of the line devices.So, if you’ve been itching for a phenomenal deal on some of Big Red’s big name phones, the deals that Amazon […]

The 5 Best Big Screen Android Phones

Samsung Infuse 4G

So, you’re looking for a new Android smartphone. One of the big decisions you’re going to have to make is how big you want the display to be. You can go compact at 3.8 inches, you can grab a medium sized one at 4 inches or you may want a smartphone with a big screen. […]

Memorial Day Android Deals – Droid Incredible 2 Free + $25 Off Any Phone

Memorial Day Deal Incredible 2 Free

WireFly is cutting prices on a collection of Android smartphone from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile for the holiday weekend. These Memorial day deals include new phones like the Xperia Ply and LG Revolution as well as free with a 2 year contract pricing on a collection of older devices. These deals offer savings of up to $200 […]

Motorola Droid X2 Review (Video)

Motorola Droid X2

You know the saying “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, Motorola and Verizon apparently had that phrase posted all over their offices when mulling over ideas for the successor to the original Motorola Droid X because the Motorola Droid X2 is a splitting image of its older brother. Beneath the hood though, the […]