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Use Location-Based Search Engines for Mobile

Mobile search is becoming the next big hyper-competitive battleground. All the usual suspects are already there, slugging it out for market share, but other, more specialized, location-based mobile search [more…]

The Droid X Home Screens

The main screen on the Droid X is called the Home screen, but not everything you have loaded on your phone can be displayed in just one screen. There are actually seven Home screens to choose from on the [more…]

The Droid X Soft Buttons

The Droid X features four soft buttons, found below the touchscreen. These are the buttons you will use the most on your new Droid X. [more…]

Droid X Touchscreen Operations

You can perform several basic actions on your Droid X’s touchscreen that carry out various day-to-day operations. It’s just a matter of teaching your fingers to do what you want them to. [more…]

Droid X Tricks to Remember

Here is an assortment of handy time-saving tricks to keep in mind to boost your productivity (or your hopeless addiction to your new Droid X phone). [more…]

Droid X Help and Support

If you ever happen to find yourself in really serious phone trouble, here is a smattering of trusted places to check out for help with your Droid X.

Motorola [more…]

Droid X For Dummies Cheat Sheet

So you went out and got yourself a Droid X. Use this handy Cheat Sheet to get acquainted with the soft menu buttons and learn the layout of the Droid X’s various home screens. You'll also find a host of [more…]

Droid 2 Tricks to Remember

Here is an assortment of handy time-saving tricks to keep in mind to boost your productivity (or your hopeless addiction to your new Droid 2 phone). [more…]

Droid 2 Help and Support

If you ever happen to find yourself in really serious phone trouble, here is a smattering of trusted places to check out for help with your Droid 2.

Motorola [more…]

The Droid 2 Soft Buttons

The Droid 2 features four soft buttons, found below the touchscreen. The following table gives you a glimpse at what the buttons look like, what they're called, and what it takes to make them perform their [more…]

Droid 2 Touchscreen Operations

You can perform several basic actions on your Droid 2’s touchscreen that carry out various day-to-day operations. It’s just a matter of teaching your fingers to do what you want them to. [more…]

How to Use the Droid X Applications Tray

All applications installed on your Droid X appear in the Applications Tray. Although you may find shortcuts to applications (apps) on the Home screen, you go to the Applications Tray to find everything [more…]

How to Install and Charge Your Droid X's Battery

When you get your Droid X, disassembled inside its box, your first duty as a new Droid X owner is to install the battery. Your second duty is to charge that battery. Installing the battery is easy, and [more…]

What Accessories Come with Your Droid X

Several items come in the Droid X box. These Droid accessories help you make the most of your new phone. Even though you've probably opened the box already, or the people who sold you the phone have done [more…]

How to Turn On and Set Up Your Droid X for the First Time

When you turn on your new Droid X for the first time, you need to run through some setup steps. After you have your Droid running and your settings in place, you can start exploring the many things you [more…]

How to Snooze Your Droid X and Wake It Up

To snooze your Droid X phone, press and release the Power button. No matter what you're doing, the phone's display turns off. The phone itself isn't off, but the touchscreen display is dark. The phone [more…]

How to Turn Your Droid X On and Off

How do you turn on your new Droid X? And how do you turn it off after you've turned it on? Unlike turning on your Droid phone for the first time, which involves some setup, turning the Droid on after that [more…]

How to Use Your Droid X's Buttons and Touchscreen

The Droid X is most likely different from any other phone you've owned. Your Droid has soft buttons that you use to perform specific functions, and you work with the touchscreen to navigate your phone's [more…]

How to Silence Your Droid X

The Droid X phone's volume controls are on the right side of the phone when it's facing you. Press the top part of the Droid's volume button to set the volume higher. Press the bottom part of the button [more…]

The Droid X Home Screen

The first thing you see after you unlock your Droid X is the Home screen. The Home screen is also where your Droid takes you whenever you end a call or quit an application. To return to the Home screen [more…]

The Droid 2 Home Screens

The main screen on the Droid 2 is called the Home screen, but not everything you have loaded on your phone can be displayed in just one screen. There are actually seven Home screens to choose from on the [more…]

Droid 2 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

So you went out and got yourself a Droid 2. That’s great! Use this handy Cheat Sheet to get acquainted with the soft menu buttons and learn the layout of the Droid 2’s various home screens. The Cheat Sheet [more…]

How to Use the Droid X's Voice Input

Voice input is available on your Droid X anytime you see the Microphone icon. Not every Droid application features voice input as an option, but if you see that icon, you can literally tell your Droid [more…]

How to Place a Call on Your Droid X

The Droid X can do many things, but it hasn't forgotten its role as a telephone. You can call anyone from your Droid, much like when you use a non-smart cell phone or [more…]

How to Receive a Call on Your Droid X

You can actually use your Droid X as a phone, believe it or not. When you receive a call from someone, your Droid X can signal that you have a phone call in a number of ways: [more…]

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