Will the Fascinate becoming a Droid?

Discussion in 'Samsung Fascinate' started by danDroid, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. tech94

    tech94 New Member

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    doubt it will be branded a DROID, bc samsung wants to designate their own "galaxy s" line. it would be bad marketing to have it be a galaxy droid or whatever.
     
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    It's pretty easy to replace the default search engine and navigation on Windows Mobile with Google so I guess it won't be a pain in the ass to do it on this phone either . Probably the average user will use Bing and won't even bother to change it , but if you want to I don't think it's that hard , it's still a Google platform .
    Hope they'll change the name , they should have named it Droid Charming
     
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    I have been told that is will ot be branded a ' Droid ' due to being powerd by Bing...it has to be powerd by google to be considerd a 'Droid' don't ask me why cause I wasn't given any more explantion than that
     
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    It is not going to be using the droid name, and bing is very easy to remove on this device or at least set google as default . I have played with this phone and I like it over the x, and I think most people will agree once they see how big the x is and how bad the buttons are.
     
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    Well that's good that Bing is easy to remove. Now lets hope they don't change the bootloader. Easy root anyone?
     
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    The X does not feel too big for me at all and the physical buttons on the bottom are a welcome change. I think sales numbers will speak for themselves, so we will all see soon enough.
     
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    What is the release date of the DROID FANTABULOUS.
     
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    Ah, much better name! :icon_ banana:
     
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    The internationally version of the Galaxy S phone has been rooted long ago. They are virtually the same devices, so technically the Samsung Fascinate has been rooted already.
     
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    I know the European version has been rooted shoot the GSM us versions have been rooted. I'm just hopeing for a quick root for this. Can care less if it has the Droid branding. Vzw release it and please don't lock it down
     
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    The device will not be branded as a Droid. Remember not all Android phones get the Droid branding... LG Ally... and lets not forget that Verizon is getting the worst version of the Galaxy S only 2Gb internal storage where the others have 16Gb
     
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