Linked by gsyoungblood on Tue 20th Jul 2010 18:01 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless On July 15th the latest Android super-phone was released by Motorola and Verizon Wireless. All hail the Droid X. The release was not without controversy though. The Droid X, while greatly raising the bar for Android phones in general, does so at the expense of the very power users and community that made the original Droid the gotta-have phone it became. Alienating this group may have far reaching consequences for Motorola.
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RE[4]: uggg
by polaris20 on Tue 20th Jul 2010 21:53 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: uggg"
polaris20
Member since:
2005-07-06

the phone is not going to explode, quit exaggerating. It works just fine as a phone, and is a very capable smart phone.

If you want so badly to have a phone to mod, go buy an N900. Nevermind that the software selection sucks, that it's only available on T-Mobile in the US, and the screen positively sucks.

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RE[5]: uggg
by dizzey on Tue 20th Jul 2010 22:14 in reply to "RE[4]: uggg"
dizzey Member since:
2005-10-15

already done that but i don't really agree about software selection. sure there are not any apps for fake drinking beer and such.
but god video calls with skype over wifi and 3g. Real web browser .
i got cups for printing emails and photos to the network printer.
i dont miss much in the geochaching area.
god media player with webm support.
for games sure there are not many native but then i can play ps1 n64 games (and yes use a decent controller over bluetooth).
and for math i have octave cant really have anything more powerful (ok matlab but that i can do over ssh the few cases i need to)

and thats just for the native rom

i can run android on it to so then i will have those apps to. and sone we will have the meego roms so i am not worried that there will be no new software for this phone until the hardware gets to slow

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