Tag Archives: Milestone

LG Optimus L Series Sells 15 Million Units

LG’s Optimus L series of devices, containing the L3, L5, L7, and L9, have sold a very respectable amount of units. LG says that since launch, they sold 15 million units. This isn’t any record, but it’s a fantastic achievement for a company that’s so far behind the top two smartphone companies. Just keep in mind that Samsung sold 30 million of their… Read more

AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) Milestone 5 Released

The angry pink unicorn gods have once again parted the clouds and shined their majestic rainbow upon us. Milestone 5 of the popular AOKP ROM has been released for all supported devices! With it comes a plethora of fixes and improvements. AOKP is a stock based Ice Cream Sandwich ROM with an incredible amount of customizable options and themes. If you’d… Read more

Telus acquires first Milestone, courtesy of Motorola

The Droid made quite an impact here in the States, and people across the pond gobbled up their own when the Milestone hit their neck of the woods. This all had a lot to do with the devices being the first to launch with Android 2.0, and there’s nothing wrong with that. And now the Milestone has reached our neighbors to the North, setting up shop in Canada’s… Read more

How to root your Milestone

Anything you do to your phone (or someone else’s) is your responsibility and is done at your own risk. That said, here’s a handy how-to in video form. If you have questions, run into trouble, need more info, etc., check out Droid Forums for a thread on ‘stone rooting. This is the blog post containing the update file. Via… Read more

Milestone in Canada by the end of the month?

Motorola’s muti-touchin’ Milestone is known to be headed for the Canadian Telus in Q1 of 2010, but Engadget Mobile has “now heard” (no further info) that the official launch date will be January 26th. What’s interesting to me about this is that the phone will run on AT&T’s 3G bands, which should put this phone on the top of your list if you’re an AT&T… Read more

2.1 on its way to Dext, Milestone

Thanks to The::Unwired for hanging out on Motorola’s Facebook page enough to catch the following post: “Attention Android lovers. The 2.0.1 update is on its way for all Milestone users. The Android 2.1 upgrade for Milestone is also on its way and will be ready in the next 2 months. We can confirm that Dext will get the Android 2.1 upgrade as… Read more

Motorola Milestone available for preorder

Those of you looking for a GSM version of Droid who also happen to have £439.99 on hand (roughly $735 USD) need to check out superetrader.co.uk. They’re selling the units early and should have them in stock on December 7th. Milestone supports the following bands: WCDMA/900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900. That means no 3G for T-Mobile, but AT&T… Read more

Motorola Droid / Milestone / Sholes / A855 / Tao

Specs: 600 MHz ARM + 430 MHz Image Processor; 3.7″, 854 x 480 touch screen; 512 MB ROM; 256 MB RAM; 1400 mAh battery; 5MP cam with auto-focus and video; 3.5 mm audio jack; Android 2.0 (Eclair); EV-DO Rev. A, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi. Released by: Verizon on November 6th, 2009 US cost: After all is said and done, $199 from Verizon, though it can be had… Read more