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  1. need2know

    need2know New Member

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    I've had my Droid for about a month now; my first smart phone. I'm a software developer myself so have high expectations what I want out of the phone and the apps. Am beginning to get a feel for my likes and dislikes of it.
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    1) Almost-everywhere internet connectivity
    2) Great apps, especially Pandora!
    Dislikes:
    1) Notifications ring once, vibrate 1-2 times. If I miss it I can go for hours not knowing I have a message. Happening a lot. I need a longer ring+vibrate.
    2) As a phone it is poor. Lots of complaints on the quality of the connection from others (I never had Verizon before, is that it? I am in a big metropolitan suburb, should have excellent coverage). The speakerphone is essentially unusable - garbled, cuts out, *any* background noise messes it up.
     
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    need2know New Member

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    One more like ...

    One more like: the voice recognition - for URLs, google searches, voice dialing - is *incredible*!
     
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    Some of the problems you have are fixed with rooting and installing a custom rom, but i suggest you wait a coupla weeks before doing that and make sure you read up on it before doing it
    Edit: as for call quality, you might need to update your baseband, but i suggest you root before doing it