Pre-Alpha Build of ICS on original Motorola Droid A855

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This is a very early custom build of CyanogenMod 9 (Android 4.0.3 out of Android Open Source Project) that didn’t get its own fork at CyanogenMod repositaries just yet. Adventurous users and fans of the original Motorola Droid may get a first glimpse of ICS goodness on their phones by using a download link here. Make sure to follow the discussion at XDA-Developers if you read this news late, as the new builds pop up constantly.

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BlackBerry App World hits one billion downloads, three million per day

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BlackBerry App World has just crossed the milestone for one billion app downloads. It has taken App World a little over two years to reach this ten figure milestone, but it does mean that they are now seeing an average of three million downloads per day from over 100 countries around the world. Yes, people still rock with their Curves, Bolds, and Torches.

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Average iOS user has downloaded 75 apps from App Store

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We knew that the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch were popular. We knew that people who purchased these devices would inevitably download a few apps. As it turns out, the average is more than just a few. In fact, the average iOS user has downloaded a total of 75 apps. That’s on average.

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Android Market reaches 200,000 apps

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Everyone is still trying to catch up to the ever-growing flood of apps available through the iPhone’s App Store, but Google Android is certainly starting to pick up steam. According to some unofficial reports from AndroLib, Android Market is now loaded with over 200,000 of those little programs for your favorite Google-flavored devices.

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Motorola Milestone from Telus gets fifty bucks cheaper

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Want to get the hottest new hardware from Telus Mobility but find that the price is a little too rich for your blood? Well, it seems that you’re in luck. Telus has decided to drop the price on the Motorola Milestone by a cool fifty bucks. That ought to cover at least a portion of your first monthly bill, right?

As you might recall, the Motorola Milestone is powered by Google Android, comes with a huge capacitive touchscreen, and features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

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Video Review: Motorola Milestone Android phone from Telus Mobility

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It may have taken a little time to find its legs, but the Google Android platform is really starting to take off. One of the hottest handsets to feature this operating system is the Motorola Milestone, available now through Telus Mobility.

In many ways, you could say that it’s the same as the Motorola Droid through Verizon, but you don’t get the MOTOBLUR user interface, you would have to wait for the Motorola Backflip in that case. The Milestone is configured to use the Telus 3G+ network so its very fast.

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Telus launched Motorola Milestone yesterday, none in stock just yet

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You know, we shouldn’t have doubted ourselves. After the Motorola Milestone got delayed for Telus Mobility telling us that it wouldn’t be ready for the beginning of 2010, we then discovered the 15th of February as the real date. We were only one day off, but still, Telus’ announcement still won’t give you a Milestone in your pocket.

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