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Discussion in 'Motorola Droid' started by neggie, Mar 26, 2010.

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    Hello everyone. just made swich from 2 iphone 3gs to 2 motorola droids. love the phone and service lot better here in chicago than att. N-E ways can anyone just point me to locations this is what i have questions for.

    1. any sites out there that keeps updated with currect marketplace apps.
    2. looking for a decent case was thinking that siedio innocase anythoughts?
    3. what is apk files and how do i download the ones that are free.
    4. what is best media play for android.. how is tunewiki? read that here.
    5. do i REALLY need to use advance task killer from ReChild?? used it and now that i uninstalled it droid seems to run better with it off

    again im new to this scene and im loving this android OS. This is now my choice for phones. thanks community hope to here from you all:)
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    1. Android Market will give you the Top Free, Paid, and featured.
    Market updates alot I have yet to find a site that is 100% current. I check the Market daily.
    2. Siedio is a nice case. I have the Droid Case from VZW. I like it.
    3. An .apk file extension denotes an Android Package (APK) file. This file format, a variant of the JAR format, is used for the distribution and installation of bundled components onto the Android mobile device platform.[1][2]
    4. Everybody has there own prefrence. try them all..
    5.TaskKillers Well again to each there own. Some people swear to them others will not touch them.

    Pssst,. you now own google phone... search search search. :icon_ banana::)
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    mwhartman Super Moderator/RS Premium Member

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    Welcome! I'm a former iPhone user. Very glad I made the switch better coverage and better device. I added some thought below in red.

    Mike

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    hey all thanks for the replys much appreciated. like i said im new to all this diffrent from iphone and all. now i just have to read up on This "ROOTING" thing. Hopefully its easy and i dont brink my new droid :)
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    Pssst,. you now own google phone... search search search. :icon_ banana::)[/QUOTE]

    Nice i love that little comment on the bottom thats great!! GOOGLE GOOGLE GOOGLE thanks again for the help :):icon_ banana:
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    At first, it may seem daunting but so many of us have successfully rooted and are available to assist. BTW -- I'm over 60 and was able to handle it so it can't be that bad:)

    Mike