I'm hearing now that "Droid" is Verizon's name for series of Android phones, one of which is the Droid. Another, the Droid Eris, appears to be the HTC Desire, which everyone seems to think is the Verizon version of the Hero. HTC Eris (Droid Eris, Desire) - gdgt This is all so confusing! If the Eris has better specs than the Hero then I want to know about it because I might want to get that instead of the Droid, which I think is pretty ugly. The Hero is beautiful, but slow compared to the Droid.