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Opening an Android electronics e-Commerce store. Any ideas for a brandable name?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by krzysiekz, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. krzysiekz

    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Hi BHW,

    Wanting to open a small e-commerce store, selling various Android electronics. At the start it won't be selling a whole range, but the idea is to expand into all Android devices if things go well. Hence, I would like a name that, from the start, implies everything Android. So naming it something specific like AndroidPhones.com wouldn't be good, because I wouldn't just be focusing on phones.

    Anyone have any clever ideas? Throw anything at me, even if I don't use it, it might spark an idea!
     
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    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Short of ideas, are we BHW? I am in the same boat! :p
     
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    Em][n3m Power Member

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    would you like to share with me your provider? :p
     
  4. Seadragon

    Seadragon Regular Member

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    Shopadroid?

    Just a guess ;)
     
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    ahiddenman Elite Member

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    Thats pretty catchy!
     
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    darkjedig Junior Member

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    I just started testing some android devices and had the same idea so thanks for being as smart at me :p. I would avoid anything with droid in it, as Motorola have trademarked it!

    I had a site when tablets first came out which sold a knock off Ipad. I called it robopads so maybe you could call it robotech-android devices.

    Good Luck!
     
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  7. krzysiekz

    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Really like that one, haha. I love leveraging people at times like these, that really is a catchy one.

    I'll wait and see if anyone else has any other ideas, and see how we go.

    Droid might be trademarked, but I will still go for it for the time being. It really needs to have android or droid in the name, as that is what the products all will be. Surely there would be some laws protecting me anyway, if it came down to it anyway - as there are only a very few limited ways to express that your website is about android devices: to include 'android' or 'droid' in the URL.

    I do like that idea Seadragon, + rep coming your way mate :)
     
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    Zapdos Power Member

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    "Droid" is trademarked to Lucasfilms (starwars) and they do sue people for using it. Even the android makers have to pay royalties for using "droid". I would not advise using it in the name.
     
  9. Seadragon

    Seadragon Regular Member

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    Well like others have said if "droid is trademarked" i'll try and come up with another. One will come to me, sometime today :)
     
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    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    That's ridiculous (about Android needing to pay royalties for the 'droid' component).

    I have seen a lot of websites with android in the domain, seemingly doing fine (for profit sites, e-com sites, etc) ?
     
  11. Seadragon

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    That's what i thought. Only way to find out i guess is to do some actual research on it.