MOTOROLA DROID Posts on XDA

SwapConf Script Makes Virtual Memory Easy on OG Droid

The last time we brought you news about the Motorola Droid, it was staving off irrelevancy by getting a Jelly Bean ROM. It's an iconic device to be sure, and many of us remember the engaging commercials upon the phone's release. Now, the old device is getting a virtual memory script that makes it easier to...

Jelly Bean Lands on the Motorola Droid

The Motorola Droid, an iconic device, with it's sliding QWERTY keyboard and D-pad. With it's now measly 550MHz CPU and 256 MB of RAM, it's one of those everlasting old school devices that never seems to disappear completely. Thanks to XDA Senior Member kfazz, the Droid once again get's a refresh. This time with a custom Jelly Bean...

HP’s webOS Spotted Running on an EVO 3D; Open Sourcing Effort May Pay Off

Since HP announced the release of the webOS source code, the recently abandoned operating system has grown a rather loyal following. Progress has been made in homebrew development and in custom builds for webOS native devices. Many forum members have been clamoring for a port of webOS to Android devices for several months now. Initial...

Original Motorola Droid Gets Another ICS Port, This Time CyanogenMod 9

The venerable Motorola Droid, the one device that brought Android into the spotlight back in late 2009, won't see an official update to the latest Android version, but for those of you willing to tinker with custom ROMs that means nothing. We reported on an early port of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich last December,...

Motorola Droid Gets Early ICS Port, Still Work-In-Progress

The original Motorola Droid is one of the devices that definitely isn't going to get an official Android 4.0 update, but fret not, as forum member kfazz has managed to get an early port of Ice Cream Sandwich working. Make no mistake, this isn't going to be your daily driver, or beta, or even alpha –...

One-Click Root for Froyo-running Captivates Emerges

A couple of months ago, we announced that an XDA member had managed to create a very useful utility for the AT&T Captivate - a member of the Samsung Galaxy S family.However, this rooting method would not work for newer software based on Android 2.2 - also known as Froyo.This week, a new rooting method...

Flipout, Flipside, and Bravo Forums Added

As our little (not so little anymore) forum keeps on growing in terms of user base, we often get requests from many members asking if we could include sections for other devices. Considering that we have branched out of simply supporting HTC phones, we have less and less objections every time a forum addition is...

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...

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...

Launcher Pro Beta

Having the best home screen includes having a great looking wallpaper, a good design, and now includes being able to launch applications right from there. The launcher was not made but rather recommended by XDA member iamdarren. He says the launcher is great, fast, stable and offers many options for customization. The one i am using at...

Guide to Avoid Scratches Behind Milestone/Droid Display

Although the Motorola Droid and Milestone's build quality is very good, there are some hardware shortcomings to the devices. One of them is the fact that the sliding mechanism could scratch the back of the display pretty easily. Forum member dproldan has found a pretty good solution for this by simply sticking some tape on the back...

Cyanogenmod Turns Blue With ‘Extremely Blue’ Theme

If you like the color blue and have an Android Cyanogenmod powered device, this new themed ROM might be something for you. XDA member jeagoss created an 'Extremely Blue' themed ROM for the Nexus One, the Motorola Droid, and the HTC Dream (G1).Originally posted by jeagoss Well, after some work and learning, I give to you a...