Milestone http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/milestone/news en-GB Motorola Milestone gets Android 2.1 update http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/motorola-milestone-gets-android-21-update/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hard done-by Milestone users can finally take a bite of the Eclair by downloading the Android v2.1 update for their handset.It&#039;s available now via PC </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/1776308f6mn.jpg?1364405358" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hard done-by Milestone users can finally take a bite of the Eclair by downloading the Android v2.1 update for their handset.</p> <p>It's available now via PC only from <a href="http://direct.motorola.com/hellomoto/support/update/" target="_blank">Motorola</a>.</p> <p>Meanwhile the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=121867580498&amp;share_id=108401829203380&amp;comments=1#s108401829203380" target="_blank">Motorola Europe facebook page</a> promises an over-the-air version 'in coming days'.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/phone/stuff/motorola-milestone-gets-android-21-update </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/motorola-milestone-gets-android-21-update/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/motorola-milestone-gets-android-21-update/news#comments Milestone Motorola Thu, 06 May 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 14428 at http://www.stuff.tv Motorola Milestone makes high street debut at Carphone Warehouse http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/motorola-milestone-makes-high-street-debut-carphone-warehouse/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carphone Warehouse is set to offer the Motorola Milestone, marking the handset&#039;s first appearance on the UK high street.The handset was released in De </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/167190079mn.jpg?1364406518" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Carphone Warehouse is set to offer the Motorola Milestone, marking the handset's first appearance on the UK high street.</p> <p>The handset was released in December, and was available exclusively through online e-tailer Expansys.</p> <p>Once the exclusivity period lapsed, it was picked up by other online stores SIM free, but now Carphone Warehouse will be offering it on 12, 18 and 24 month contracts.</p> <p>Customers will be able to choose from T-Mobile, Vodafone and Orange networks, with deals starting from £30 and a free handset (on a 24 month contract, obviously).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/phone/stuff/motorola-milestone-makes-high-street-debut-carphone-warehouse </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/motorola-milestone-makes-high-street-debut-carphone-warehouse/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/motorola-milestone-makes-high-street-debut-carphone-warehouse/news#comments Milestone Motorola Tue, 02 Mar 2010 06:00:00 +0000 admin 14142 at http://www.stuff.tv Hands on with the Motorola Milestone http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/hands-motorola-milestone/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Motorola Milestone was the first phone to pack Android 2.0, while other Android handsets were stranded on 1.6 or Donut as it is otherwise known. A </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/169390589mn.jpg?1364406524" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Motorola Milestone was the first phone to pack Android 2.0, while other Android handsets were stranded on 1.6 or Donut as it is otherwise known. And for a short while it was the best phone in the Android stable. But its reign was short lived and it was soon knocked off that pedestal by the version 2.1-toting <a href="http://stuff.tv/Review/Google-Nexus-One-preview/">Google Nexus One</a>. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/phone/hands/hands-motorola-milestone </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/hands-motorola-milestone/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/hands-motorola-milestone/news#comments Milestone Motorola Fri, 12 Feb 2010 06:00:00 +0000 admin 14058 at http://www.stuff.tv Motorola Milestone http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-milestone/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The first phone to rock Android 2.0, the Motorola Milestone claims to be the most powerful Google-backed blower yet. But should you wait for the Nexus One? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="709" height="591" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Motorola-Milestone.jpg?1364299274" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The propensity to tart up Google’s natty Android UI has seen the biggest mobile players rush to give the open source OS a fancy lick of paint. HTC Sense, Sony Ericsson Rachael and MotoBLUR all add a sharp, social networking edge to the vanilla operating system. </p> <p>But with good looks comes less brainpower, as skinned versions of Android remain stranded on the old-school Android 1.6, known affectionately as Donut. Step forward, then, the Motorola Milestone, the first phone to loaded with Android 2.0, or ‘Éclair’.</p> <p><strong>A tale of two keyboards</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £0.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not without its niggles, but the Milestone is an excellent showcase for the powers of Android 2.0. A simple software update will make it a viable alternative to the Nexus One too </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/motorola-milestone </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-milestone/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/motorola/motorola-milestone/review#comments Milestone Motorola Smartphones Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 13918 at http://www.stuff.tv Price of Motorola Milestone drops as Expansys exclusivity ends http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/price-motorola-milestone-drops-expansys-exclusivity-ends/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Expansys&#039; exclusive hold over Motorola&#039;s Milestone has now come to an end, and wasting no time, other retailers have snapped up the handset, not to me </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/16408047cmn.jpg?1364469036" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Expansys' exclusive hold over Motorola's Milestone has now come to an end, and wasting no time, other retailers have snapped up the handset, not to mention dropped the price as well.</p> <p>Still floating around without a network partner, you'll have to fork out up front for the handset SIM free unless you opt for one of Expansys' bundled offers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/phone/stuff/price-motorola-milestone-drops-expansys-exclusivity-ends </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/price-motorola-milestone-drops-expansys-exclusivity-ends/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/milestone/price-motorola-milestone-drops-expansys-exclusivity-ends/news#comments Milestone Motorola Thu, 14 Jan 2010 06:00:00 +0000 admin 13896 at http://www.stuff.tv