Market Enabler app for rooted Android phones enables access on the US Android Market with paid apps outside United States. Paid apps in Android Market are currently limited to selected countries like US. If you happen to be outside US, you are left out by Google which at the time only allows users from US and UK to access the paid app store.
The European version of Droid – the Motorola Milestone has been finally rooted for full file system access on Android 2.0. This has been made possible by folks over at the German site named Android-Hilfe.de (English translated version). Root access will enable you to modify the phone’s firmware to whatever you want to have on your phone like themes, apps and custom Roms just like you do on the Verizon Droid, or the jailbroken iPhone.
Earlier today, we informed you about the upcoming Motorola Milestone ROM for Droid, which promised to bring all the multitouch goodness including pinch to zoom and tap functionality to the web browser, pictures and Google Maps app over to the Droid on Verizon. The alpha version of the said ROM is now available for download from AllDroid forum. This custom ROM for Droid is based on the original stock Android 2.0 ROM which Motorola Milestone is shipped with.
Motorola Droid on Verizon Wireless in US doesn't support multitouch functionality in most apps even though the hardware is fully capable of running it. This is probably due to the US iPhone patents as the upcoming Google Nexus One phone will also have no multitouch functionality in browser and Maps app. The European version of Motorola Droid, called Motorola Milestone is fully capable of pinch to zoom and tap functionality just like the iPhone is.