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Old 01-22-2010, 01:57 PM   #1
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Droid?

After wanting the BlackBerry Storm to be a good phone and fighting with it since it's release...and hving 3 failed phones in the last 13 months I'm giving up. My Droid should arrive today. Anyone else have this phone or its Tmobile sibling? Any must have custom apps?
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Old 01-22-2010, 07:31 PM   #2
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this is relevant to my interests as well. im thinking of taking the plunge into the smartphone world and this is the one ive been looking at so far. a friend of mine has it and loves it (he has previously owned several blackberries. says he definitely prefers the droid). so yeah, i want second innocs queries here.
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Old 01-22-2010, 07:42 PM   #3
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While I don't have one of these and even though you've likely researched it, the droid forums have some takes on the must have apps:

http://www.droidforums.net/forum/dro...roid-apps.html

Edit: Looks like you may be the first on these forums, Innoc, to get one of these (same reason I suspect my SSD request post has gone unacknowledged).

Please post your results/feelings after a few weeks of usage to let us know what you think. My contract is up in April, and I'm debating about switching from ATT to Verizon.... and a droid

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Old 01-23-2010, 08:27 AM   #4
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Friend of mine got the Droid. No complaints, only a little bit of frothing.
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Old 01-23-2010, 08:44 AM   #5
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i'm upgrading soon as im still on a nokia n95. Having resisted Steve Jobs and anything begining with i, i'm torn between HTC HD2 - windows

http://www.htc.com/europe/product/hd2/overview.html

or a droid, nexus one or a xperia x10

http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/prod...10?cc=gb&lc=en

Recomendations please ?
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i'm looking at the motorola milestone. it's like the droid, but tastier!
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After a weekend of working with the Droid I think Motorola has a true hit here. There's a number of features that have a huge wow factor. Most of us are familiar with google searching from a phone keyboard whether virtual or real. The Droid has a voice input option that's MUCH faster than typing and pretty damned accurate. The Storm I had was always slow at searching and displaying results. I assumed it was the network. I don't think that is the case anymore. The Droid is VERY fast a pulling down and displaying pages. Assuming the network didn't change over the weekend...the Storm sucks...(all 3 of them I had over 13 months).

It also handles multiple email accounts with no trouble. Initial email account information is going to tie to a Gmail account. This makes populating your contacts on the phone pretty easy. Also, the ability to pull down new apps through the Droid Story is a piece of cake.

So....48 hours under my belt...I'll post more as I get more comfortable with the phone. So far...I like this phone!
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