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The-Captain · Oct 6, 2012

CyanogenMod 10 Alpha 1 for the Motorola Droid X2

A few months ago, we saw the Droid X2 receive an almost fully functional CM9. Now the Droid X2 is getting some more love with CyanogenMod 10. The ROM is currently in alpha 1, and as you may have guessed, XDA Recognized Developer dragonzkiller is the developer. The same person who brought both CM7 and CM9 to the Droid X2 now brings you CM10, which is stable enough to be used as a daily driver. The impressive working list is:...

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Former Writer · Aug 24, 2012

Droid X, Droid 2 Global, and Others All Rooted with the Same Exploit

Sometimes it's difficult to find a root method for aging devices. It's not that the devices are bad, but more often than not developers have moved on to bigger and better things. For many Droid users, all of the latest updates on several devices have a solid root method. Oddly enough, it's the same exploit and it seems to work on a plethora of devices. These include the Motorola Droid X, Droid 2 and Droid 2 Global, and the Motorola...

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Former Writer · Dec 28, 2011

CM9 Hits Droid 2 Global

CyanogenMod 9 was initially reported to be a January release, but it's still December and the CM9 train has been making its stops around the Android phone world. Among the more recent releases of CM9 belongs to the Droid 2 Global and was released on Christmas day thanks to XDA Member ngocha2006. As can be expected this early into development, the ROM is an alpha release and still has quite a few bugs in it, but it's definitely a solid...

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Captainkrtek · Jun 18, 2011

CyanogenMod begins Droid 2 Support

XDA member jbirdvegas, with the help of CVPCS, has released CyanogenMod 7 for the Motorola Droid 2. Thanks to the 2nd Init exploit in some Motorola Devices, we are now able to have custom ROMs for other Motorola devices like CM7 for  the Droid X and much more in the near future. There are currently only a few issues with the ROM which are being worked on, such as Audio not being 100% stable. Other than some minor issues, this...

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mic_888 · Oct 24, 2010

DOOverclock – Easier Way to OC Your Droid 2

If  you're looking to overclock you Motorola Droid 2, look no further - XDA forum member darkonion has posted a comprehensive tutorial on running his overclocking script dooverclock.sh for Windows, Mac and Linux users. The tutorial also covers the Motorola Droid X.  darkonion states that if you get a permission error through adb shell, use the Terminal Emulator app and enter SU, then run the script again. Feedback so far is that it runs pretty stable above 1GHz, but you must...

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ElCondor · Sep 29, 2010

List of Themes for your Shiny New Droid 2

So, you just got your new Motorola Droid 2, and you want to try some other looks? The Droid 2 forums on XDA are already full of new themes and applications that are worth trying out. To make it easy for you, we made a list of the best Android themes found on the Droid 2 Themes forum. Kangerade Blue This is a port of the Kangerade Blue theme by Jrummy, ported by XDA member draya1986. It doesn't change elements all that...

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ElCondor · Sep 27, 2010

FM Radio for Motorola Droid 2 Now Available

Many people have been speculating about the FM Radio on the Motorola Droid 2. Some said that it doesn't have an FM Radio inside, others thought it does contain the radio, but they just didn't include the application for it. Well, it indeed turns out that there is an FM radio build into the Droid 2. Using some files from the Droid X, XDA member slayher managed to get the FM radio application working on his Droid 2. It does...

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Captainkrtek · Sep 25, 2010

Updated Gmail for Froyo 2.2 Users

Gmail, which has been recently updated online with new features, has also just received some new features for Android users. The new Gmail has added support for things like Priority Inbox and Pushing notifications using the Gtalk service (No more Syncing/Polling). The app is only avaliable for phones running Froyo, Google listed these phones as elegible to receive the update: Nexus One HTC EVO Motorola Droid 2 Motorola Droid (Really any Android Phone Running Froyo) It has limited support for Google Mails' new feature "Priority Inbox",...

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Captainkrtek · Sep 22, 2010

Easy Rooting Method for Droid 2

If you are one of the many people who own a Droid 2 or Droid X, then you know that your phone has an encrypted boot loader, until a developer can crack that you can still have access to SU permissions and can make modifications to your Droid 2 or X. XDA member darkonion has developed a simple rooting method for the Droid 2. It only requires a few files to download and configure. This should be easy for someone who is comfortable with...

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egzthunder1 · Aug 26, 2010

Motorola Droid 2 Finally Rooted

If you recently bought Verizon's latest addition to the Droid world, the Droid 2, then this is something you were probably waiting for. Root was finally achieved and XDA member karnovaran has posted a very nice and comprehensive guide on how to do it. The root was achieved by Sebastian Krahmer and has brought joy to many in the short time that it has been out. One quick word of advice though, recovery for the Droid 2 has not yet...

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ElCondor · Aug 13, 2010

Motorola Droid 2 Multitouch Keyboard Ported to Many Android Devices

The Motorola Droid 2 had just been released, and XDA member invisiblek managed to port the Multitouch keyboard from the Droid 2 to many Android devices, such as the Motorola Droid and the Droid Incredible. Thanks to the multitouch function, this keyboard should allow for a much better typing experience. You can install it via recovery on your HTC Droid Incredible, and it should work on the following ROMs: CM6 Nightlies/Tests (Droid Incredible) jdfroyo v1.9 (Droid Incredible) Skyraider 2.? (Droid...

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egzthunder1 · Aug 13, 2010

Droid 2 Live Wallpaper Available

We have been seeing our fair share of live wallpapers lately. Since this was a feature that has been missing forever in WM devices, it is no surprise that it is so well received by the Android community. The infamous Droid eyes have been changing with each version of the Droid. In its latest installment, the Droid eye from the upcoming Motorola Droid 2 has been successfully ripped from the rom and posted on the forums by XDA member LegionTHEFecalExcretion....

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egzthunder1 · Aug 10, 2010

Motorola Droid 2 Forums Added

As many of you know, Motorola came up with a few new devices for its Android line up. Among them, we have the infamous Motorola Droid X, which has been a huge (literally) hit for Verizon, who is the sole carrier of this device. It's drawback? It has no physical keyboard, but to solve this, Motorola announced the upcoming release of another device, which is the original Droid's successor. The Droid 2 will be coming to the US market very...

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