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Verizon Wireless Sets October 28 for Droid Announcement

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Oct 22, 2009, 7:51 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Verizon Wireless has ramped up an advertising campaign to raise awareness of its upcoming Droid device, to be made by Motorola and run Google's Android OS. Now, Verizon has pegged October 28 as the date it will announce the new phone. Verizon labeled the device the "most desirable" and "must-have" phone of the year.

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DE 2 Philly

Oct 22, 2009, 12:46 PM

1 big problem

Its got that little "M" symbol - as in Motorola... junk.
Amen. What the h*ll were they thinking? If Motorola or Kyocera come to you wanting to make a phone for you the answer should ALWAYS be: Not just no but h*ll f**k no!
Azeron

Oct 22, 2009, 9:31 AM

Wait

They are setting a date to ANNOUNCE this thing? Rolling Eyes
Yes, they are announcing the announcement. It's a way to make sure they get maximum coverage.
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All the marketing in the world will not help this device. The marketing is cool but when people see it, lets just say their breakfast or lunch is not going to stay down Laughing
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flip mode

Oct 22, 2009, 11:46 AM

I wouldn't want it...

because it's on verizon's network and I'm sure they've tampered with the o/s and crippled it like all their other phones. Speaking from experience as a former sub with vzw so please cool your jets fanboys Laughing
I wouldn't want it because it is a Motorola. I don't know that Google is going to allow any tampering with its OS either. Also the only crippling with VZW smartphones in the past was with GPS. They denied it but that is BS. I really hated taking t...
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1. This is a "With Google" device meaning motorola and Verizon are not allowed to touch anything with the OS. This is stock android.

2. You obviously haven't paid attention to the past several years of smart phone releases. Please tell me what ...
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evrodude

Oct 22, 2009, 8:23 AM

Will be

looking forward to it... Smile
evrodude said:
looking forward to it... Smile

Me too. This upcoming phone has really brought out the Motorola haters.
I've had mostly good experiences with Motorolas and I've been waiting to jump on the Android wagon p...
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