What is in the latest Droid 2.1 Update?

Enhancements: Pinch-to-zoom is now available when using the browser, Gallery, and Google Maps.™ – New Weather and News application plus widget.  The Weather and News app pulls the information you want from the Web and brings it to your fingertips. You get weekly and hourly weather forecasts based on your location, and news headlines. – New support for voice-to-text … Read more

Skype Mobile for Verizon on Android hands-on (with WiFi off)

It’s been a little over a month since Verizon announced it would unleash the VoIP hounds on select smartphones, an interesting move given AT&T’s wrangling with the FCC over Google Voice and begrudging approval of Skype over 3G. Early this morning the Skype Mobile app hit the Android Marketplace for Verizon devices (and only Verizon … Read more

How can I tether my Droid phone to a laptop?

Pdanet has been one of the most popular software for Windows Mobile phones, Palm OS phones and iPhones. It is now ported to the Android system! PdaNet provides you with FULL Internet access so all your email, instant message programs will work without any setting changes. Supports both USB Tether and Bluetooth DUN. PdaNet does NOT … Read more

Verizon Droid Android 2.1 Update Arrives Tomorrow

It’s been anticipated for a while now; Verizon just officially released information on the specifics of what Verizon Droidowners will have to look forward to in the upcoming Android 2.1 update. The update will be performed over the air and will bump up the Droid to the more current version of the Android mobile operating system. New features … Read more

List of the Best Droid Applications (Feb 2010)

Here is the list: Advanced Task Killer – task manager to kill running apps gTasks – syncs w/ google tasks Astro – file manager Find Starbucks – what can I say, I am addicted Movies (Flickster) – movie showtimes with movie reviews from rotten tomatoes OSMonitor – displays and allows you to kill running processes … Read more

Motorola Droid Icons and What They Mean

What do the icons on my phone mean? At the top of the screen, icons on the left notify you about new messages or events (flick the bar down for details). Icons on the right tell you about phone status. Notification icons report the arrival of new messages, calendar events, alarms, as well as ongoing … Read more