Donut, Eclair, and Flan – Rubin Talks Future of Android

Andy Rubin, or, The Man, as we like to call him around here, was speaking at a T-Mobile and Google media event earlier today where the Google VP of engineering was talking about the future of Android and where the focus will be.  The future beyond Cupcake that is Donut, Eclair, and Flan.  ...

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You Tell Us: Cupcake… Worth the Wait?

You waited for what seemed like an eternity for it.  Now you have it.  Does it live up to the hype or are you nonplussed by it in the end? Tell us below what you think of Cupcake/Android 1.5 now that you have it.    

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Android-Based Asus Eee PC Spied at Computex [VIDEO]

Engadget and Tweaktown came across a prototype Asus Eee PC running Android with a Snapdragon processor.  The chip, made by Qualcomm supports 1Ghz speeds and 720p HD resolution for video.  It’s also ridiculous when it comes to power consumption as the model demonstrated here ...

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Don’t Wait – Grab US Cupcake For Yourself NOW!

We learned yesterday that the official US Cupcake rollout started.  No, for real this time.  Seriously. Instead of sitting around over the next few days starting at your G1, take matters into your own hands.  That’s right!  You can get the update file yourself and install it ...

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First Looks at HTC Hero Firmware [VIDEO]

The 17 year old Android Hacker known as Haykuro has somehow gotten his hands on the firmware for the HTC Hero.  The yet-to-be formally announced handset looks like its flavor of Cupcake will have extra yumminess baked into it.    

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You Tell Us: Beyond Cupcake, What do You Want from Android?

According to T-Mobile, the cupcake/Android 1.5 rollout is supposed to begin today.  While this might the blessing to most folks, there are going to be a few who grumble and point out what’s still lacking or completely missing.  This brings up the question of the week… What do you ...

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Advance Look at Android 1.5 Widgets [VIDEO]

John Walton of phonedog put together a nice 10 minute video that shows just what kind of widgets are going to be available for Android 1.5 once your handsets get the update.  Take a peek at some of the stuff that’s already in the Android Market. We imagine the Market will have  to get ...

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PayPal Announces Android App

PayPal just introduced their app for Android today. The app, available in the Android Market, allows users easy access to many of PayPal’s popular features.    

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T-Mobile USA Officially Announces Cupcake Rollout – For Real This Time

T-Mobile is delighted to announce the upcoming release of Android 1.5 with “Cupcake” coming soon to the T-Mobile G1! We plan to begin sending out the update starting the end of next week. As with previous software maintenance releases, the update will be randomly sent “over ...

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It Has Begun – Cupcake Rollout Starts in US and UK! [UPDATE]

Keep a close eye on your G1 over the next few days.  T-Mobile is apparently sending out the Cupcake/Android 1.5 update to owners living in the US and UK.  At least, according to what we’re finding across the internet. Finally, we can put to bed the rumors and speculation.  Is it us, or ...

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Android Around the World: T-Mobile Netherlands Getting 1.5

After getting to be the first country in the world to carry an Android handset, it sure seems like the US is going to be the last to get the 1.5 update.  T-Mobile’s G1 owners are growing increasingly more anxious for the cupcake features, but it feels like other countries keep cutting us ...

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Android Dev Phones Get 1.5 Update

If you happen to own one of the Dev Phone 1’s from Google, you’ll be pleased to know that Android 1.5 is now available for your handset.  That’s right, you can flash your handset with the new Cupcake build.    

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Talking Live Folders and GLSurfaceView

Romain Guy and Jack Palevich have dropped by the official Android Developers blog to talk new features in Android 1.5.  As part of the recent series of tips and tutorials, Romain Guy discusses what to expect with Live Folders, while Jack explains what GL SurfaceView means to developers.   ...

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Dianne Hackborn Talks Soft Keyboards for Android 1.5

We have to be getting close to dropping the full Android 1.5 SDK on developers.  It’s either that or we’re going to see the platform updated soon. The Android Developers blog was updated late last night with an article from Dianne Hackborne.  This time around, the topic is ...

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Cupcake Spotted in the Wild

The folks who work at the Google Campus in Mountain View are being treated to Cupcake before everyone else.  Everyone out there gets an “early look”  at the update.  Well, kinda…    

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