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Default Is the Motorola Droid straight Android stock?

without ROMing this phone is the Motorola Droid straight Android?

They dont put there own software on it at all? No Motorola Crapware what-so-ever.

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Aside from a few minor things like motonav and the portal, it's bare. There is no motoblur or large hogs.

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The milestone has lots of motorola made software. Homescreen, gallery, car dock etc are all milestone. And you are right to call it crapware. The stock 2.1 stuff is much better. Luckily, its no problem to install replacements manually.

Oh, and the bootloader is locked on the milestone, so no custom ROMs. Ah well. still a great phone. Though no thanks to motorola developers.
 
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Since you mention the Droid, I assume you're in the US. Fortunately, the Droid has even less Moto-branded crapware than the Milestone. You won't get Motonav (you get stock Google Navigation instead), the Phone Portal, or any of the Milestone replacement apps (gallery, music player)—all of this stuff is stock Android on the Droid.

Basically the only uninstallable preloaded crap is Car Home (which is actually much better in 2.2), the Amazon MP3 Store, and Verizon Visual Voicemail. Like the others said, no Motoblur or anything like that.

The Droid also has an unlocked bootloader, so you CAN do custom ROMs with it. Sorry to you Milestone users
 
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Since you mention the Droid, I assume you're in the US. Fortunately, the Droid has even less Moto-branded crapware than the Milestone. You won't get Motonav (you get stock Google Navigation instead), the Phone Portal, or any of the Milestone replacement apps (gallery, music player)—all of this stuff is stock Android on the Droid.

Basically the only uninstallable preloaded crap is Car Home (which is actually much better in 2.2), the Amazon MP3 Store, and Verizon Visual Voicemail. Like the others said, no Motoblur or anything like that.

The Droid also has an unlocked bootloader, so you CAN do custom ROMs with it. Sorry to you Milestone users
However, those programs can be removed by rooting your device and using Root explorer, Terminal Emulator, or the Android SDK kit (make sure to make backups before you try to remove any of them though). Rooting it is easy, providing you do the research and such.
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However, those programs can be removed by rooting your device and using Root explorer, Terminal Emulator, or the Android SDK kit (make sure to make backups before you try to remove any of them though). Rooting it is easy, providing you do the research and such.
Very true, and actually about 90% of the reason I decided to root in the first place
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