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Feb 4, 2010, 5:51 PM

why not name it...

why not name it the droid 2....or droid 1.5....or sumthin along those lines...but the devour is ugly..should have been black lol silver is so old
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Jun 20, 2010, 9:16 PM

Stuck on Blur screen-not booting

Just this last week my Devour decided it would stick on the Moto blur screen, the screen that comes up when you first turn on the phone. Blur just keeps blinking and it never stops. I have tried removing the battery several times, removing the memory card, everything I can think of. Each time I turn it on it sticks again and this will go on as long as I have let it. I know it is taking a charge because twice I managed to see the charging screen just before it happened. It seems to not be booting the Moto Blur platform. Anyone else experience this and manage to fix it? I will go to the Verizon store tomorrow (finally) and I hope to resolve this.

Mar 25, 2010, 10:44 PM

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Mar 24, 2010, 4:18 PM

New Devour

Has anyone noticed on the New Motorola Devour (A555 aka. lil droid) that the phone lists itself as a 'Calgary' in the software?
Going into the 'Google talk menu', selecting 'next', and the very next screen the heading is 'Setting up your Calgary'. Phonearena listed from their sources about a year ago that a Motorola Calgary was expected for Verizon. The original keypad looked more like a flattened Droid keypad. Apparently this may have been the Calgary early on. There is no denying that it does not say 'Setting up your Devour' The one I have here, does not.

Feb 19, 2010, 10:52 AM

I wonder if voice dial over bluetooth is nerfed on this one too.

I wonder if voice dial over bluetooth is nerfed on this one too.
Like it is on the NExus One and Motorola DROID.
I hope some time soon that it gets fixed in a firmware update.

Its not like this ability hasnt been around for years, or that is STATE LAW in many states.

I like these phones, I just dont like that
the issue is still happening but they keep pumping out more phones with Android on them.
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Feb 27, 2010, 11:58 AM

Bypass Screen Instructions (before activation)

At Language selection screen slide out the physical keyboard and type:

Fn e Fn e b l u r o f f

NO spaces in between. Fn = Function Key.
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Mar 9, 2010, 11:53 AM

News on new Blackberry Tour 2???

Does anyone know when the new Blackberry Tour 2 will be released? Thank you.....

Mar 8, 2010, 3:57 PM
over in the "Review: Motorola Devour" discussion:

Don't you think it's time to move the browser out of the "Extras" section?

Granted, there isn't much more to say, but I would like to see how easy it is to navigate around, visit other pages, or even if it supports multiple windows.

I was playing with a Backflip yesterday, and everything looks similar to this one. One thing that was annoying was navigating to a different page required you to bring up a separate menu, choose "Go," and then type in the URL. This just seems like a pain, when the title bar already shows the URL, you just can't select it to change or type in another one.

But overall, very good review, I just think the review layout needs some retooling for 2010.

Feb 26, 2010, 4:34 PM

Moto Devour, Moto Droid, and HTC Droid Eris!

I was just wondering which phone everyone prefers. I want the Eris but it is slow. I want the Droid but the keyboard and it only has 3 screens. I also want the Devour, but it only has a 3.0 megapixel camera and I don't know about the screens. I love HTC widgets and it is getting an update to 2.0 or 2.1 soon.
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Mar 3, 2010, 3:03 AM
over in the "Review: Motorola Devour" discussion:

Video review

Why is the video review set to private?
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Mar 3, 2010, 7:49 PM
over in the "Review: Motorola Devour" discussion:


Yeah I've noticed the signal on the Devour isn't that great. I was out today in a few places and it claimed I was romaing at times, 3G was off and on, etc. A friend is with VZW and has the Curve 8330 and she was having no problems.

I had even done the *228, then 1 and also 2. Doesn't seem like it helped much at all. Hope they can release a software fix for this and do it soon.

Feb 18, 2010, 4:41 PM


anyone know or have an idea what the out right purchase price of this device will be? or even the contract price?
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Feb 26, 2010, 8:32 AM

Moto Devour also available in Georgia and Florida Market

Hello all, The Devour will be available also in limited quantities through Cellular Sales of North Georgia on Feb. 26th.

If anybody out has figured out how to get the device past the activation screen (obviously without activating it Very Happy ) , please let us know how.
Thank you, JM
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Feb 22, 2010, 2:20 PM

Moto Devour Available Early at TCC!

TCC! stores will be selling this phone 3 weeks prior than the Corporate stores! We will have limited quantities THIS FRIDAY (2/26). The Cellular Connection is the largest retailer for VZW in the midwest.

Visit www.ecellularconnection.com for locations.
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Feb 14, 2010, 9:46 AM


Are they considering this a 3G Smartphone or a 3G Multimedia phone?

My sister wants this, and if it's considered a 3G smartphone she can forget it. I'm not paying the $29.99 plan lol. The $9.99 plan I don't mind.
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Feb 8, 2010, 9:06 AM

Wasnt this

the same phone in the megan fox superbowl add... mmmmm megan fox somewhat overrated but hey i wont turn her down Drooling
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