It seems as though someone just wanted a lot of attention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This weekend, Motorola kicked off a well-choreographed PR campaign designed to kick Apple where it hurts: in the Adobe Flash zone.
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.
The talented XDA Dev team has managed to root Motorola's Droid 2 just two weeks after the smartphone's launch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.