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Along with the announcement of the Motorola Droid 2 yesterday, Verizon Wireless announced the special edition R2-D2 Droid 2 in honor of the Star Wars series. Even though the Droid 2 officially launches tomorrow, the special edition Droid 2 is still weeks away, as it will launch online only sometime in September.
About a week ago, Verizon was supposed to start updating Motorola Droid devices with Android 2.2, but for some reason, Big Red stopped the update indefinitely. While it was supposed that the build would be modified and changed, it has not. Build FRG01B is the same as it has always been and if you still haven’t received the update, you can check your system updates to see if it is available.
Well, we knew Verizon Wireless had to announce the Droid 2 sometime early this week to match up with the rumored release date of August 12. Earlier this morning, Verizon Wireless finally announced the much talked about Motorola Droid 2. Since we already heard so many rumors regarding the Droid 2, the press release didn’t really announce anything new about the phone, rather confirm suspicions.
This high end Android device is well known for its 4 inch touch screen and 8MP camera with dual LED flash. One of its main shortcomings is the fact that it will launch with the outdated Android 1.6 OS. Some point after the Xperia X10 launches, Sony will rollout an OTA software update for Android 2.1, which should be well received by Xperia X10 owners.
Another day and another leak of information regarding the highly anticipated Motorola Droid 2. Best Buy first revealed the expected launch date of the Motorola Droid 2 when an internal document said it would ship August 12. Now, a local Best Buy pinned a price tag on a dummy Moto Droid 2 which is probably the real deal when it launches.
How cool would it be for Verizon to launch an Android smartphone that can work internationally? It would definitely be handy for Verizon customers who travel abroad a lot, and with Android gaining popularity, why not launch a strong, international Android phone?
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Have you ever wanted to stream Live TV on your Android smartphone device? Well, Dish Network has some good news because it plans on rolling out a new Android App in October which will allow customers to watch Live TV. In addition, Dish Network will revamp its app for iPhone to include live streaming, and it will launch a BlackBerry app available in September.
For Android smartphone owners, you know how much it sucks having to wait for Android 2.2 to be available on your device. For the rest of us, waiting for Android 2.2 is kind of like waiting for Christmas — you know it’s going to come eventually, but you still can’t wait for it.
Nevermind if their Nexus One didn’t quite live up to Google’s expectations. This would not stop Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt from feeling happy from the fact that their Android OS which is powering several smartphones in the market is catapulting the sales of these handsets. In fact, according to Mr. Schmidt, there are now around 200,000 Android phones being sold and activated everyday.
Two interesting report about the state of the mobile phone industry have just been released both showing significant growth in the sales of Android phones. Nielsen’s report on the past quarter’s mobile phone performance shows that sales of Android phones for the last six months have finally overtaken that of the iPhone.