New to Droid ( Ex ATT/Iphone user)

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by cp24eva, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. cp24eva

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    Hello all. I got my Droid 3 in the mail yesterday and man am I happy with this phone. I haven't had many of the issues that I read about. Not even the blue tint on the pics. My GF loves this phone so much that she is buying it and selling her Droid Incredible 2.

    SO, I come here asking what are some of the must have (or highly recommended) Apps and widgets to have on this thing. I don't like the clock widget on motoblur. I want something that is a cool looking clock AND that I can use as an alarm clock.

    And any other apps and widgets would be nice!

    Also, is that extended battery that is bought from verizon REALLY helpful? Will it void warranties or mess up my performance?

    Another question, what are your average download speeds and do you notice a huge difference than other phones on verizon using HSDPA?

    Sorry if I was long winded and posted in the wrong area.

    dancedroiddancedroiddancedroiddancedroid
     
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    Why would an Extended battery that verzion themselves sell void your warranty or how could a battery mess up performance when it's made the the phone manufacturer?
     
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    Welcome to the droid community. Batteries and such will not void any warranty. As for apps and widgets and such, its so hard to recommend any certain ones. Do you like news, sports, weather, clocks, toggles for wifi and stuff? Such a huge variety for everything. Best I can say is just browse the market and see what you like.

    Directly from my rooted Droid 3
     
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    Well, I like all types of widgets in general. Things that keep my day to day up to date. Like news tickers, sports tickers, stock tickers, data usage, etc. And I like ones that have decent functionality without taking up alot of space. I still like to see my wallpaper. Haha.

    And to Ragnell, I have to ask these question. I have been on iphones since 2007. Before that I was overseas for 6 years. I was also with ATT when I had the iphones. So I don't know how things work on the Verizon side. Yes in general they shouldn't mess up performance or void warranties. I just have to cover all my bases before I do something I wasn't supposed to. Sorry if it sounded really n00bish.
     
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    Glad that you like your phone and welcome to the light side. Im jealous that your pics are not blue. Can you post I picture of something so I can see how awesome this camera is without blue pics.

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    I'm just wondering if you've ever experienced such thing
     
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    Take a look. I could be blind but this looks good to me.

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    Does look good, not sure if the blue tint is just lite in that pic though
     
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    It could be because I took the pic in sunlight. In doors it wasn't bad either. But the pics turned out worse in quality. As with many phones you need good lighting.

    So what benefits come with a rooted phone? I know the terminology when it comes to using Linux/Unix, but what things have you done with a rooted phone? And how risky is it? I like customizing things. I have a linux system myself at home. So I can only begin to imaging the possibilities.
     
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    Rooting the phone has no risk, it's like using a computer and gaining Administrative rights, thats basically it. What you do from that point on (deleting stuff) can mess with your phone in a positive or negative way
     
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    AT&T implemented data tiers just prior to the iPhone 4 launch. AT&T will also be releasing its first LTE devices later this year. Some reasons existing AT&T iPhone users may consider staying put, at least for the time being.
    1. Too soon to tell
    2. Early-termination fees
    3. Data and phone calls simultaneously
    4. Unlimited data
    5. New phone cost

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    price India
     
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    Thank you for the pic. It does look real good hard to tell if its got the blue tint. Rooting is a cool thing and its easy to do. As of now though there is no reel easy way to unroot you can but its not as easy as It can be. I know someone is working on a one click unroot so it should be soon. If you do it don't delate anything just freeze them. Its the same thing but doesn't get you into trouble if you mess up.

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