How-D Folks, new lurker here

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by rollingrock, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. rollingrock

    rollingrock Member

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    Just converted from the BB Storm 2 to a Droid 2 but I have a delima.

    The main reason I left the BB was b/c typing on it was too difficult and i figured I would get the D2 so I could have the keyboard and more importantly, wifi tethering. But since having it now for about 6 days I never use the slide keyboard. Typing is so much easier and faster on the screen and a pure joy after coming from the storm 2 BB.

    I also used Z4Root and rooted the phone but now thinking of swapping the phone out to something that doesn't have a keyboard.

    I never really researched any of the Android phones just saw the keyboard and said, "I'll take that one"

    Now that I have my arms around this thing...should I use my 30 return policy and pick up something different? If so, which one? (Verizon)


    Lastly, do I un root the phone then remove the app? Then factory reset the phone? I have no problem setting up mail again etc...no big deal but if I swap, I have to have a phone that can be rooted so I can get the wifi tether again.

    Sorry for the long first post, this forum has been so much help to me before I registered. Hopefully I can contribute to a new Droid user in the future and I have been on BB's for 6 years.

    Cheers

    RollingRock
     
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    I would strongly suggest the dx for your needs and yes unrooting and doing a factory reset should cover it. Just make sure its fully unrooted.

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    Welcome to D/F - glad you finally joined us :)
     
  4. spaz33g

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    Where are my manners. Indeed, welcome to the forums. My mother would be so disappointed.

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    Thanks for the quick response...I don't mind the keyboard just won't use it and sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing. As for the X I did look at it but the form factor was too big at least I thought. Dunno. I got some thinking to do.
     
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    I say go and play with it a little. I rely more and more on the virtual kb these days as its to cold for me to use the physical one outside these days. Also there is a lot more to offer in the way of a development community for the dx which will come in handy if you plan on flashing roms or themes.

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    Thank you...this place is amazing...the site and folks here are very helpful...been lurking for a few days but have been very impressed with the amount of helpful data and posts...great search feature here!
     
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    so I don't need to look at the incredible or fascinate?
     
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    By all means look at them but i've tried them both out and they felt somehow wrong in my hands.

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    Dx is the way to go. Devs picked it up quick and are running the distance it seems. I kept my d2 out of stubborness but I love it. Hopefully we get a few more on this dark side soon.

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    I have owned the DX D2 and now the D2G but I like the keyboard for faster responses and its great for emulators but if u like the virtual keyboard the x is great, I switch for the D2G cuz I like the fast responses

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    so the X has better bat life than the D2?