New Droid 2 Owner, Woot!

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    Hello everyone!
    Just got my first Android phone, the Droid 2 and I'm completely psyched to read as much as I can here to really learn how to use it and customize it.


    Mike,
    AKA Knappma :motdroidhoriz:
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    :welcome: to the Droid Forums. It's great as a stock phone too, I trashed most of the blurware.

    If you need to find something let us know. We will point you in the right direction.
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    I was actually going to start reading about that. I've never owned any droid before this. IN fact I've never really even played with one, so I don't know the real difference between "stock" android 2.2 and what Motoblur has changed. Is there a thread that lists the differences or should I just google it? WHat are the real advantages of killing blur?
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    Oh, and thank you for the welcome! :D
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    Well, quite honestly when I got the D2 I really wan't aware of what the Blur was. I just saw it as a bunch of garbage I didn't want on my homes screens and deleted it.

    I suppose someone else might take a different view. I just preferred having my home screens set up with my live wallpaper and Beautiful Widgets.
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    Gotcha. I guess I just have a lot to learn about these. What widgets do you use the most/ are your favs?
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    The bloat takes up space but if you have space that doesn't matter. You can also try installing Launcher Pro or ADW from the market for a different experience on your phone. They manage your desktop and icons, are free, and you don't have to root your phone to do so.
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    Launcher Pro and ADW... cool I'll go take a look at those. Thanks for the info! Already really liking this forum. Nice to know you can still be a "noob" at something and get help.
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    With all the software, tools, and other goodies coming out for our phones constantly, I find that even after owning my Droid1 for almost a year now I'm still a noob in many areas of phone knowledge. There are so many areas you can dig deep into and learn.

    You'll see :)