"Exploding" Droid 2 phone didn't explode at all

It seems as though someone just wanted a lot of attention.

Verizon issues Droid 2 update, blocks phone modifiers

Verizon has released a minor update to the Droid 2 that it says will help improve battery life and patch up some security issues, but it also puts a bit of a death knell in the phone to users who are toying around with it.

First photos of global Droid 2 surface

The new version of the Droid 2, which will be able to make calls to and from places outside North America, is real, and these pictures prove it.

Droid 2 may already be killed in favor of new model

Just one month after the Droid 2 was released, there are reports that Verizon will axe the unit and replace it with a new model that can make calls to countries outside the US.

New leaks show off R2-D2 Droid 2 exclusives

So the special R2-D2 edition of the Droid 2 is basically just a Droid 2 with a custom paint job. But there is also a sprinkling of Star Wars goodies built into the software too, and here's a look at some of them.

Motorola Droid 2 lasers Apple's lack of Flash

This weekend, Motorola kicked off a well-choreographed PR campaign designed to kick Apple where it hurts: in the Adobe Flash zone.

Droid X, Droid 2 have best Android battery life

As one of the most feature-rich and largest-screen Android devices on the market, the Droid X actually manages to handle its battery better than any other phone with Google's mobile operating system.

XDA devs root Motorola Droid 2

The talented XDA Dev team has managed to root Motorola's Droid 2 just two weeks after the smartphone's launch.

Rumored Droid Pro phone may just be repackaged Droid 2

As the collection of phones with the "Droid" name continues to run amok, there are new details that a rumored phone called the Droid Pro may just actually be the name of the Droid 2 when it gets a GSM antenna.

R2-D2 iPhone case stealing Droid 2's thunder

Geeks across America have been salivating ever since Motorola announced a special edition of its Droid 2 phone designed to look like everyone's favorite little droid, R2-D2, but now an iPhone case maker is trying to steal that thunder.

Ultimate nerd phone: R2-D2 Droid 2 details are here

There usually isn't a lot of mobile phone news that breaks in the annual Star Wars convention in Orlando, but this year it apparently is the hub of Motorola's special edition Droid 2 that looks so cool, I want to drop my Droid early and pay full price for this sucker.

Droid 2 goes up for sale, Motorola says bye-bye to Droid

The Droid, which has sold more units than any other Android phone, has been taken off the factory line to make room for the similar-looking, more powerful Droid 2.

Droid 2 stealthily goes on sale in 2 days

After Verizon seemingly stopped acknowledging the existence of the Droid 2, the wireless provider today finally provided some concrete details of the device, saying it would go on sale this Thursday.

Best Buy signage suggests $199 for Droid 2

The Droid X has just barely been able to get its name out in the market before its big brother, the Droid 2, starts making headlines and now some shoppers have gotten a sneak peak at its price tag - literally.

Droid 2 coming next month, first to get native Android 2.2

Just a few weeks after the Droid X raked in huge sales, selling out all over the country, the Droid 2 will be hitting stores even though we still don't have that many official details on the newest Verizon device.

Motorola "Mini Droid" rumors add to Droid congestion

Everyone loves having a lot of selection when it comes to mobile phones, but Verizon may be overdoing it with the "Droid" name, as rumors of a "Mini Droid" handset are beginning to circulate.