My first Android phone was the original Motorola Droid. The day it was released I happened to walk into Verizon to get an issue with my bill cleared up; I had been following the Droid leaks for some weeks before, so I was really excited to check it out in person. I walked in, picked it up (along with the Droid Eris), and played with it for a few minutes before explaining to the salesperson what Android was. It was so new that she had no clue what I was talking about. I didn't actually buy the phone that day, though – it was some months later before I actually picked one up when my dated Motorola Q kicked the bucket.

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