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Upgraded to D3? What to do with my D1?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by geojock, Sep 9, 2011.

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    There is only one catch. My cell service does not work on my D1 (the reason for my upgrade). They said its a hardware (maybe antenna?) issue. Everything else works fine, GPS, WIFI, etc. Its essentially a droid Itouch now.
    What should I do with it?
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    dezymond Tech Support Mod Staff Member Premium Member

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    i'd just use it as a media device.
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    Even with no cell service, you could probably sell it on EBay for 40 or 50 bucks. Cheaper than buying an iPod.

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    Buy a GPS app. Then you can use it as a media device and a GPS!

    Sent from my A855, while on the move.
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    Get rid of it..... why carry a 2nd device around for gps or media when the d3 does it better? Simply carrying it around seems counter productive
    sent from my droid x while driving.....thank you tapatalk for making this possible
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    When I do upgrade I'm going to be using my Inc as a GPS/media device. Good know I can use the GPS without any chances of my route being interrupted due to a phone call.

    stay safe on the road buddy, far too many accidents without people on their phones
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    I upgraded my OG Droid to a Droid 3 and I am keeping the OG Droid.

    I am using it as a dPad (as opposed to calling it an iPad like device). I am using it to listen to music. Using wifi, I stream music and video. In addition my 3-1/2 year-old grandson loves some of the games so he is also enjoying it. This will take the kiddie pressure off of the Droid 3. I installed Telenav GPS (free) which I will be testing over the next couple of days.

    Bob
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    Now letting kiids play games on the d1 does make sense.

    sent from my droid x while driving.....thank you tapatalk for making this possible
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    Considering that my D3 GPS still doesn't work properly, I am probably going to just use it as my car GPS.
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    What's wrong with your GPS?
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    Definitely a good means by which to try a few ROMs and what not. Also good as a media player, etc, as suggested by others.