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Will Verduzco · Mar 16, 2014

Motorola Milestone 2 Gains Nearly Fully Functional KitKat Build

It's becoming increasingly difficult to find an Android-powered smartphone with a hardware keyboard. And although larger screens, better software keyboards, and super thin device profiles can win over the hearts of the masses, rabid texters will often accept no substitute for the physical keyboard. As such, many users still desperately cling on to their older devices with hardware keyboards, such as the Motorola Milestone 2. Work has been underway for quite some time to bring Android 4.4 KitKat to the Motorola...

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Jimmy McGee · Oct 5, 2012

Huge Milestone for the Motorola Milestone 2 (and Others)

Often times when devices are moved to the “Legacy and Low Activity” section of the XDA forums, they are quickly abandoned. The accumulated information sits and gathers dust, like Atlas Shrugged at a rural public library. But sometimes, you may just find that there are diehard fans, working away in their secluded corner of XDA Developers. XDA Forum Member czechop has found a way to boot a custom kernel on his Motorola Milestone 2, while bypassing the bootloader signature check....

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David Watt · Sep 2, 2012

Milestone 2 Receives Both CyanogenMod 9 And 10

A few days ago, we reported on the Motorola Droid impressively receiving a working Jelly Bean ROM. The Droid's GSM successor, the Motorola Milestone 2 has now followed suit and been given a number of recent updates in the form of CyanogenMod 9 and CyanogenMod 10. XDA Senior Member tezet started an Alpha version of CyanogenMod 9 several months ago in order to give users a taste of CM9 on their Milestone 2. Though labelled an alpha build, a large number of the standard...

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mic_888 · Aug 2, 2011

Expanding The Limit Of Multitouch Points On The Milestone 2

Motorola Milestone 2 owners might be interested to learn that XDA forum member Liori has posted the news that someone on a Chinese forum  has figured out a way to apply the multitouch mod to the Motorola Milestone 2. The XDA member has translated the instructions from the forum into English for the XDA community. In order to get up to 6 multitouch points on your Android device, you'll need to download the attachment and unzip the milestone2_more.ko file to the...

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ElCondor · Feb 27, 2011

The Weekly Q&A: Week 27

Every week, we select five questions and answers, found on the forums. Even though some of these questions and answers might not be of help for you, they might still be interesting to read. Q 'Why is the first test score in Quadrant always lower than the following ones ? ' A There's no expert explanation to this fact, but we guess that it has got something to do with the OS keeping the processes and data in memory. It could...

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egzthunder1 · Jan 14, 2011

New Forums Now Available: Motorola Milestone 2, Sony Ericsson Arc, and Dell Streak 7

Once again, the voices of the people have been heard by our administrators and as such we have added forums for development, general talks, and apps for 3 new devices (many of them not even out yet). The Motorola Milestone series adds yet another member to its clan with the Milestone 2. Other growing players in the mobile world are coming out with more advanced devices to try and compete with giants like HTC and Samsung, so we figured we...

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