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) was the first Android smartphone ever and featured a little bit of everything. There were …
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 proactive more often than reactive. Watch the video below and you’ll see some of the …
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 the public. But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry …
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. A devoted band of developers at XDA continue toiling away on the venerable handset that …
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 just on the edge of Convergence Overlook. Google is creating two branches of computing platforms …
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 of Androids, the G1.Here is the good news: EVERYTHING WORKS! It is a stable port …
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.
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.
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 Android developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google has restructured the source tree to help device manufacturers to …
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 have probably already either rooted and used Cyanogen, or you have been waiting patiently with …
Today T-Mobile officially announced the highly anticipated MyTouch 3G Slide. Featuring such additions as the Genius Button, myModes, and the Faves Gallery, will the MyTouch Slide offer up an experience that is as warmly received as the G1 was? Read below for full press release:
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