Future for Droid1?

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  1. saintlikesniper
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    As a thought the D1 got every new android version thru root and not root. But are devs really up to the task of porting 3.0 and up to our ageing phone or what. Asking cause I'm trying to determine my new phone

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    I think that since the D1 is past its EOL most developers are moving towards other devices.

    Just my personal thought, I may be wrong....
     
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    It's certainly getting to be time to consider some newer phones. My Droid 1 is 16 months old now. That's about 68 in "Cell Phone Years"!!!

    The devs will move on soon. I will say however that if development for the D1 stopped right now, you'd still have a very functional phone for a long time yet. :)
     
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    the ship has sailed. I wouldn't expect any more support from motorola or verizon for the og droid, but its far from obsolete.

    thankfully, it enjoys a healthy dose of support from the community. I finally rooted my phone, and running sourcery 2.2, and its like a whole new phone to me. I'm perfectly happy with my droid until it really does become obsolete.
     
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    There is probably going to be a developer or two up to the challenge!

    Just my opinion though
     
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    My question would be why would I consider other phones when my overclocked droid benchmarks faster or close to new phones?
     
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    this is exactly why I'm perfectly happy waiting til someone releases a phone thats a true upgrade from the d1. (hopefully a motorola quality google experience device on verizon)
     
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    Yeah but what happens to the overclock droid when a possiblitiy of a phone that can be hacked like the droid dual core running honeycomb. I would enjoy some honeycomb right now. But a phone can't be obsolete till it is cut off entirely from cdma or wifi
    Edit. Or even other cell networks trying not to be biased is all
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    Yea I just upgrade my wife droid to a gingerbread rom last night. Runs really well. Can't wait to get her on our own version tho.
     
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    you should have a present in your gmail inbox. dancedroid
     
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    The OG has a few month left on it... with more and more devices working on 4G and duel core processors, applications would start demanding stronger hardware and our devices just wont be able to sustain.

    Until then though.. i'm not replacing.
     
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    Run Pete's Gingerbread ROM and thank yourself later. Start with an overclock of at least 800MHz, I'm running 1200MHz w/o any major issues. Its a very good ROM for daily use.
     
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    If you're looking for a feature filled, functional, stable Gingerbread Build, I'd recommend taking a look at Project Elite v5, links in my sig

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