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  1. Shill

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    Hey guys, just paid for my droid X today. Was/will be 99.99 after my $100 mail in rebate. It is backordered as most of you probably know. I am excited to get ahold of it when it gets here. Anything I should know to do first thing it arrives? Activate ofcourse. Pair it with all my bluetooth devices, upgrade OS. 2.2 should be out by then, send in rebate. Probably a case and/or a screen protector. What do you guys think of the bodyglove case? Does it protect the screen very well? What are some great games/apps I should look for? and of course. I am a cheap skate, where are all the free apps? Looks to have a decent price on the bodyglove case at newegg. Saw some carbon fiber decals on amazon. Anyone know of a carbon fiber case though? figured that would be neat. Anyways, bye for now. Looking forward to joining the community when I can officially call myself a droid user.

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    Welcome! Good to have you with us. Check out the entire X section in the forum. There are sections for FAQ, general discussion, technical issues, and accessories.

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    :welcome: to the Forum :)

    I would suggest Seidio or Otterbox for cases both online companies
     
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    The salesman started showing me the new Samsung that was released a few weeks ago. Said they had it in stock if i'd rather take that home instead of waiting. After looking into it, should I go back and take that offer? I know the grass is always greener on the other side, but which is your guys opinions?

    Droid X vs Samsung Fascinate
     
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    This all depends on what your intentions with the device are, do you plan to root the phone and run custom ROM's or is it just going to be a phone ?

    The big differences between the two

    4.3 v/s 4.0 inch screen

    Motorola v/s Samsung

    Locked Bootloader v/s Unlocked Bootloader

    The X being the device with the locked bootloader
     
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    I've never owned a droid. I have no clue about any of this.
     
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    Don't worry. As soon as your X arrives, like the rest of us, you'll become addicted and your knowledge base will increase.

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    I'd rather not get my X and then realize I would rather get the fascinate and pay the $35 restocking fee to switch.

    As in roms, I used to be big into modding xboxes and had tons of emulators. If I was able to get emulators on my phone, I would be uber stoked. That would justify me switching. I'd assume anything that is locked can be unlocked somehow, so is there really a big difference? Only thing I know of would be the OLED vs LCD. where OLED has much finer resolution and higher quality.
     
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    I will be starting a new thread with all my questions, as I'd assume not many people browse the newbie section. Atleast my experience in many other forums.