The droid, for all of its strengths, is unlikely to single-handedly slow the iPhone juggernaut.
The most impressive new entrant among these handsets is Motorola's $199 droid, which hit Verizon's shelves on Friday.
Freedom used to mean an open road and uncharted waters; now it means choosing between BlackBerry or droid data plans.
Android, an′droid, n. an automaton resembling a human being.
Hy′dra-head′ed, difficulty to root out, springing up vigorously again and again; Hy′droid, like the hydra.
: tends to get people in the droid positions and pay little
An inferior, mechanical sort of person; robot; a semihuman drone; clone: for all its ecumenical menagerie of creatures and droids
[1970s+ Teenagers; fr android, ''humanlike,'' esp as used by science-fiction writers]