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  • Exploding Motorola Droid hospitalises Android fan
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    Exploding Motorola Droid hospitalises Android fan

    By 7 December 2010

    We're sure that the bods over at Google's Mountain View HQ would be thrilled to know that the Android market is exploding, although they would probably want that boom to be a little less literal. For a North Texas man, Aron Embry, had quite a shock when...

  • Motorola update program: When will you get your Android upgrade?
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    Motorola update program: When will you get your Android upgrade?

    By 23 August 2010

    Motorola has published a comprehensive breakdown of when its Android handsets will be getting their various software upgrades. The guide, which is specific for each region, states that over in Europe the Backflip and the Dext will be cupcakes (Android...

  • Best Android phones in the world today
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    Best Android phones in the world today

    By 26 July 2010

    So you've finally got bored of the Nokia, BlackBerry, Apple or Windows Mobile phone you've been using for some time and have decided to go Android. But what are the best Android handsets out there for you to spend your hard earned cash on, regardless...

  • VIDEO: Very cool teaser for Motorola Droid X
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    VIDEO: Very cool teaser for Motorola Droid X

    By 21 June 2010

    You may have seen the video regarding the Motorola Droid 2 earlier on. And while that video has a nice in-depth look at an upcoming Droid handset, it doesn't have the downright coolness of this teaser for the other upcoming Droid - the Droid X. The Verizon...

  • VIDEO: Up close with the Motorola Droid 2
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    VIDEO: Up close with the Motorola Droid 2

    By 21 June 2010

    We first saw the Droid 2 in action last week when we posted up a video of its boot sequence. But now Android and Me has posted up a vid featuring a pretty in depth hands on. As you'll see from the video, there isn't too much difference between the Droid...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Droid 2 leaked
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    VIDEO: Motorola Droid 2 leaked

    By 11 June 2010

    Lover of all things Motorola Droid, DroidLife, has got hold of this little video and some pics of the successor to the Android handset that went under the name of the Milestone in the UK. The Motorola Droid 2 looks, well, it looks quite a lot like its...

  • Motorola Droid Xtreme snapped
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    Motorola Droid Xtreme snapped

    By 5 June 2010

    Droid Xtreme: that's the name you should start to get excited about if you are looking for a Motorola Droid / Milestone handset, but don't want the fuss of a slide-out keyboard. Never heard of it? Well pictures - blurry spycam shots to be precise - have...

  • Motorola Milestone 2.1 update spreading across Europe
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    Motorola Milestone 2.1 update spreading across Europe

    By 30 March 2010

    While HTC Hero owners wait patiently for their 2.1 update, Motorola is busy rolling out the 2.1 update for the Motorola Milestone in the UK and the rest of Europe. "The Milestone 2.1 upgrade commenced in France this week and will roll out across Germany,...

  • Motorola Milestone gets 2.1 update...
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    Motorola Milestone gets 2.1 update...

    By 23 March 2010

    Motorola and Orange have announced they will be launching the Motorola Milestone, the European name for the Droid, in Spain. According to the press release the handset, which has been available in the UK and US since November, will ship with Android version...

  • Droid update gets delayed
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    Droid update gets delayed

    By 18 March 2010

    Remember that date we told you to mark on your calendar? The date when the Motorola Droid would be getting its update to Android 2.1? Well, we hope you didn't use a permanent marker or anything, because it's been postponed indefinitely. Mobile leaks site...

  • Verizon details 2.1 Droid update
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    Verizon details 2.1 Droid update

    By 17 March 2010

    Motorola has offered a few more details about the impending 2.1 update for its Droid handset, which is named the Milestone in Europe, and leaked documentation has suggested that it'll be arriving as soon as 18 March, delivered over-the-air. It'll have...

  • Motorola Milestone heads to Carphone Warehouse
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    Motorola Milestone heads to Carphone Warehouse

    By 2 March 2010

    The Motorola Milestone has made it out of Expansys and on to the high street with the news that it will be stocked by Carphone Warehouse. The news, which should help the phone become a little more mainstream in the UK means that you'll be able to get...

  • Motorola Droid gets Android 2.1 update
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    Motorola Droid gets Android 2.1 update

    By 9 February 2010

    Motorola has announced, on its Facebook fan page of all places, that the Android 2.1 update will be rolling out to its Droid handset this week. It also says that it'll be making further announcements later in the week on upgrades to other handsets. The...

  • Daily Tech Deal: eXpansys' Motorola Milestone exclusive ends
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    Daily Tech Deal: eXpansys' Motorola Milestone exclusive ends

    By 13 January 2010

    Launched in the UK just before Christmas, the Motorola Milestone has proved a big hit according to its up-until-now exclusive retailer eXpansys. That exclusivity has now come to an end, however, with a plethora of online retailers now getting in on the...

  • VIDEO: iPhone beats Droid and Eris in touchscreen showdown
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    VIDEO: iPhone beats Droid and Eris in touchscreen showdown

    By 9 January 2010

    The iPhone has been found to be the better touchscreen display against the Motorola Droid and the HTC Droid Eris in a recent test on how the touchscreens of all three devices perform. MOTO Development Group, who carried out the test, tested the devices...

  • Adobe Flash coming to Motorola Droid/Milestone
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    Adobe Flash coming to Motorola Droid/Milestone

    By 7 January 2010

    Motorola has said that it will be bringing Adobe's Flash Player 10.1 to the Droid by Motorola. The news means that owners of the phone in the US and the UK (it's called the Milestone) will be able to watch flash videos directly via the phones browser,...

  • First five... Android apps to download
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    First five... Android apps to download

    By 31 December 2009

    So, you've just got yourself a shiny new Android-powered handset. Perhaps you picked up the Motorola Milestone. Maybe you opted for Samsung's Galaxy i7500. Or did you hold out for an HTC Hero? Whatever you picked, you've granted yourself access to one...

  • Motorola Milestone sells out in less than 3 hours
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    Motorola Milestone sells out in less than 3 hours

    By 11 December 2009

    Online retailer eXpansys, the exclusive stockist of the new Motorola Milestone (review), has revealed the new high-end handset has sold out in record time. As the phone made its UK sales debut on 10 December, it sold out in 2.5 hours.  "Today (Thursday...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Milestone gets seriously dull UK advert
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    VIDEO: Motorola Milestone gets seriously dull UK advert

    By 10 December 2009

    "Intelligence and versatility converge on a device so advanced it creates a richer, deeper experience..." Zzzzzzz... It seems it must have been Verizon behind those kick-ass Droid ads in the States that saw the new Motorola handset blowing up chunks of...

  • Motorola Milestone is on sale in the UK now
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    Motorola Milestone is on sale in the UK now

    By 10 December 2009

    Arguably Motorola's biggest launch since the RAZR, the Motorola Milestone - the European version of the already launched Droid (just named Time's gadget of the year) is now available in the UK. Rather than go down the increasingly-common, operator-exclusive...

  • Time names Moto Droid gadget of the year
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    Time names Moto Droid gadget of the year

    By 10 December 2009

    While the 2009 Pocket-lint Gagdet Awards honoured the HTC Hero as far as phones go, American magazine Time has given Motorola's new Droid the title of gadget of the year. The top slot, which last year went to the Apple iPhone for invention of the year,...

  • Keyboardless Motorola Droid snapped
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    Keyboardless Motorola Droid snapped

    By 4 December 2009

    Images of a keyboardless Motorola Droid have turned up on a Chinese Android forum, suggesting Motorola has built a version of the new Android 2.0 touting handset for those that wanting a more "iPhone" experience. Although details are thin on the ground,...

  • VIDEO: Moto Droid ad calls iPhone "pretty princess"
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    VIDEO: Moto Droid ad calls iPhone "pretty princess"

    By 4 December 2009

    The Motorola Droid's Verizon-backed advertising campaign in the States has returned to its iPhone bashing roots, after a quick detour to the land of Michael Bay. With more bon mots than a French dictionary, the punchy ad asks, with no bones about what...

  • Motorola Milestone exclusive to Expansys
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    Motorola Milestone exclusive to Expansys

    By 27 November 2009

    Further to our reports several days ago that the Motorola Milestone - formerly known as the Droid - would be arriving on 7 December, it's been confirmed that online retailer eXpansys will get an exclusive on the phone until the end of the year. Previously,...

  • Motorola Milestone up for £439 UK pre-order
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    Motorola Milestone up for £439 UK pre-order

    By 25 November 2009

    The Motorola Milestone, the non-Verizon variant of the Droid by Motorola, has seen an online UK retailer put the new, high-end handset up for pre-order. If SuperETrader is to be believed, we can expect the Milestone to touchdown in the UK on 7 December...