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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by FlipDroid, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. FlipDroid

    FlipDroid Newbie
    Thread Starter

    so I have noticed that there is now a way to put the Milestone firmware onto the Droid to enable the multitouch feature only available in Europe.

    I was wondering if anyone attempted the firmware update and had no problems with the transition?
     


  2. jmccarthy14

    jmccarthy14 Well-Known Member

    Are you sure the ROM has been released? Last I saw it was 'coming before christmas.' But like I said that's the last I saw, so I'm honestly asking.
     
  3. jmccarthy14

    jmccarthy14 Well-Known Member

    You had me going. I checked earlier today I thought I'd missed something. Nah, the Milestone ROM isn't officially released yet, and eu has locked the thread over there until it is.
     
  4. I think its almost done. There are a couple people over at all droid who seem to have a handle on it....and said that he was giving it out to a few select beta testers to make sure its ok...

    Namely sirphyscos, who is responsible for the amazing recovery image out now
     
  5. Telexen

    Telexen Well-Known Member

    yeahhh...but then I would have to put up with obnoxious and annoying spelling of certain words... :D

    /s
     
  6. jmccarthy14

    jmccarthy14 Well-Known Member

    I might do it for multi-touch keyboard. Since there already is a gallery and browser, and the lack of the mt 'board realllllly slows an iPhone vet down ).

    But then again, maybe I shouldn't. Then I may never open the keyboard, and if I never use that, why own a droid instead of anything coming out next month...
    Don't have any regrets so far and weird that a ROM could give me one ).
     
  7. BottledHate

    BottledHate Android Enthusiast

    could you guys link to your sources? i'm interested to read more! thanks :D
     
  8. jmccarthy14

    jmccarthy14 Well-Known Member

    This rom has my interest more now anyway.
     
  9. Telexen

    Telexen Well-Known Member

    Me wants Sense UI 2.1
     
  10. Fadelight

    Fadelight Android Expert

    It has.

    AllDroid.org - View topic - Mr. Milestone meet Mr Droid... V0.5

    It was ported from the Milestone.
     
  11. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    Cracks me up how we always want "that other thing".
     
  12. Fadelight

    Fadelight Android Expert

  13. FlipDroid

    FlipDroid Newbie
    Thread Starter

    So based on what I've read so far there isn't a stable non alpha or beta version yet
     
  14. jmccarthy14

    jmccarthy14 Well-Known Member

    That's the port we were talking about. If you check the timestamps on my post and when the Alpha was posted (including timezone), it was after ;).

    But thanks for the update, I'll look into it a bit.

    Though I don't really see the point without multi-touch keyboard. The browser is nice but there is already an MT gallery on the market, and this ROM disables GPS.
     
  15. Fadelight

    Fadelight Android Expert


    lol you sound like you are assuming my post was an argument.
     
  16. iamkewl

    iamkewl Member

    I flashed it but it's really slow and buggy. Already back to 2.01.

    <3 nandroid
     
  17. jmccarthy14

    jmccarthy14 Well-Known Member

    Ah. Just assumed with you quoting me saying 'it hasn't been released' and you saying 'it has.' Wanted to make clear I didn't post without looking in to it first heh. I try not to post misinformation intentionally.
     
  18. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Gimme the 2.1 update from the Milestone on the Droid w/everything working, and then I'll think about rooting... :D
     
  19. FlipDroid

    FlipDroid Newbie
    Thread Starter

    The 2.1 has been successfully ported but it doesn't support multitouch.
     
  20. Fadelight

    Fadelight Android Expert

    Yes it does. So did 2.0 and 2.0.1. Just because the browser and other default apps don't have multitouch doesn't mean the rom or the phone don't support it. This has been covered a hundered times already in other threads. I really wish people would stop saying stuff like this... it confuses people who are looking for information on these phones. It is called misinformation.

    I have Dolphin running on 2.1 right now, and guess what... I have pinch zoom.
     
  21. krazykrivda

    krazykrivda Well-Known Member

    agreed!
     
  22. FlipDroid

    FlipDroid Newbie
    Thread Starter

    When I said no multitouch I meant natively on all the apps. I'm aware the phone supports it. I use dolphin as well but it isn't that good, I would rather the stock browser support it.
     
  23. Dont know if people here know this or not, but a couple guys over at alldroid.org have a rom up with full multi touch support (the browser and gallery it seems) its open for anyone to beta test, and from wut it seems its working great
     
  24. barcodelinux

    barcodelinux Lurker

    Thank you. I have said the same thing but alas, few people seem to listen. The hardware supports it, market apps support it, its the stock software that doesn't.
     

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