Droid Update #3

On 2013.04.27, in Technology, by Greg

I switched to the Samsung Galaxy S3 in July of 2012. So I have been using it for nine months. The verdict: excellent, no problems. Especially good with the latest release of Android. Only complaint is battery life could be better … not as good as the iPhone 5, but good enough. The Galaxy S4 should be available soon, and there is a rugged version planned for this summer.

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About Droid

On 2009.11.06, in Technology, by Greg

I have upgraded to Motorola Droid from what is now an antique. I’ve only had it for a few hours. I was surprised at how heavy it is. I was also surprised at how small the keys are on the slide out keyboard. I decided to add the desktop docking station and so far I’m glad I did. It’s convenient. Syncing with Google was a total no-brainer. I’ve been receiving notifications of new emails and calendar events.

Nice feature: instant maps from Google for your contacts that include addresses. Very nice indeed.

You may want to compare features with the Apple iPhone. See Mashable article for comparison chart.

I have been accidentally hitting functions and activating searches more often than I thought. Since I carry the Droid in my pocket, the keyboard slides out slightly sometimes and that activates the “droid groan,” a robot-sounding “droid.”

I was not reimbursed for this review. I’ll add comments as I begin adding features.

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