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My Mount Rushmore of Android smartphones

With more than seven years of Android smartphones under our belt, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the more important releases. There are

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CES: RCA announces two Android budget phones

RCA announced today that they will be releasing new Android phones that run Android 4.4 Kit Kat.  The first phone is the RCA G! which will arrive with a 5.5″

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Happy 5th Anniversary to the T-Mobile G1

Five years ago today the world saw its first Android smartphone, the HTC G1 revealed.

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This Day in Android: T-Mobile G1 ushers in the Android era (2008)

It was exactly four years ago today that T-Mobile USA released the G1, setting off a crazy chain of Android events and momentum.  Manufactured by HTC, the G1 (aka Dream)

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T-Mobile celebrates 10 years of innovations and firsts in new video

T-Mobile is pretty proud of the stuff they’ve accomplished over the last decade, and with good reason.  Despite its fourth place standing in the United States, the carrier has been

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Happy birthday to the T-Mobile G1!

Looking back on the Android phone that started it all.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to

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Honeycomb Ported to the G1 [VIDEO]

I guess this is what Dan Morrill meant when he said that Honeycomb has no minimum hardware requirements: that screenshot on the right is from a T-Mobile G1 running Honeycomb.

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Us 2.0

After re-reading this post about Joshua Topolsky’s pitch for a “Continuous Client” and the with recent developments of Google’s announcements of Chrome OS and Android 2.3/3.0, I believe we are

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Official myTouch 3G Froyo Build Ported to the G1, Brings Life to a Legacy Android Device

Ah, the wonders of the XDA-Developer Forums! So much good talent among the developers there! One in particular, ezterry, has ported the myTouch 3G’s Froyo 2.2 update to the Godfather

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Introducing the T-Mobile G2! The Revolution Continues with First HSPA+ Handset

T-Mobile has come out and officially named the G2 as their first HSPA+ handset. If you head tofirst-hspa-smartphone.t-mobile.com this morning, you’ll be redirected to g2.t-mobile.com where interested parties can sign up for more information. The carrier is sending out emails teasing the device and promising details in the coming weeks.

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Recent Trademark Filings Hint at T-Mobile’s Future

I decided to poke around the US Trademarks website this morning to see if I could glean anything about T-Mobile’s upcoming projects or handsets. Every once in a while I will do this to see if I can confirm rumors or substantiate a claim. So did I find anything today? You bet. Looking back over the last three months or so, we can see that the carrier is definitely working on something around a successor to the beloved G1.

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The G1 is gone.

This is a hard article for me to write!  I feel like I am saying goodbye to a good friend, a comrade in arms, a companion that has been with

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Official Froyo on G1 Could Happen

Tucked in the middle of yesterday’s news of Android 2.2 code being dropped into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was a glimmer of hope for G1 owners.  According to

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Google Says Froyo Technically Possible on G1

If you are still rocking a G1 handset, you are probably used to hearing “NO SOUP FOR YOU!” when it comes to getting an update for your “ancient” phone.  You