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Droid X

DROID X screen issues acknowledged by Motorola, Verizon Wireless

July 21st, 2010

Verizon and Motorola have come out with an official statement to address screen issues early adopters of the Motorola DROID X are experience; specifically, banding or flickering. The statement is short and sweet, and goes something like this… Verizon Wireless and Motorola are aware of a very small number of DROID X units that have …

Motorola DROID X privacy issue with text messages and call logs

July 19th, 2010

Bought a shiny new Motorola DROID X? Well, for the most part, it’s one rock solid beast of a handset, but we’ve been informed there is a pretty low to medium size privacy flaw (depending on your point of view), and have verified it ourselves. The Motorola DROID X actually will show text message and …

Verizon Wireless DROID X slated to receive update starting July 19th

July 18th, 2010

Good news for Motorola DROID X owners as Verizon Wireless is releasing an update to the newly launched handset. The update, Version 1.13.604.MB810.Verizon.en.US/Baseband: BP_C01.09.04P, includes the following improvements and enhancements: Improved battery charging status indicator. Smoother transition for camera and camcorder functions. Redesign of weather widget icons. Faster Exchange ActiveSync® email loading. Streamlined organization of …

Motorola confirms that eFuse will not brick your phone

July 16th, 2010

Motorola is disseminating a brief statement that confirms the eFuse technology included on its handsets will not brick your phone. According to Motorola, the eFuse technology is designed to ensure that the device is running only the updated and tested versions of software. If un-approved software is detected on the device, the device will not boot …

DROID X first production run sold out online, now shipping July 23rd

July 15th, 2010

The DROID X proved to be extremely popular today, as the first production run is now sold out online. Folks looking to avoid the dreaded mail-in-rebate by buying online will now have to wait until July 23rd for their handset to ship. In-store sales have been equally strong with most stores selling through their launch day …

Reality Check: Modding the DROID X may not lead to a bricked phone

July 15th, 2010

A post by p3Droid on the My Droid World forums claims to shed some light on the rumored locked bootloader of the DROID X. According to the posting, the Droid X ships with an e-fuse chip that locks the bootloader and will brick the phone if the bootloader is modified. The news is spreading like wildfire …

Verizon to have sufficient inventory for the Droid X launch

July 14th, 2010

With supplies of the HTC EVO 4G and the Droid Incredible non-existant, it was not surprising to see rumors floating around that the Droid X would experience a similar shortage when it launches on July 15th. Our own sources have confirmed many stores will have 50-100 Droid X handsets good to go with more (30k …