It’s Official, myTouch 3G Due in August

One of the worst kept secrets in recent mobile history has been finally unveiled in official form.  The heir to the G1 is going to be called the myTouch 3G and it will be available in early August.  Available in black, white or merlot, the handset will be $200 with a 2-year agreement. 

Read More

T-Mobile USA/UK Handset Announcements

According to “people familiar with the matter,” T-Mobile USA is expected to formally announce the follow up to the T-Mobile G1 handset.  The phone, known as the myTouch3G has been a terribly kept secret in these circles and is alleged to go on sale this summer.  We’ve seen ...

Read More

Huawei U823X Caught on Film [VIDEO]

The first Android handset from China-based Huawei is definitely a thing of beauty. Announced yesterday at CommunicAsia, U823X is scheduled for a European release for later this year. The 3.5″ touch display puts it bigger than anything HTC has done yet and the same goes for the battery. ...

Read More

BGR Digs Up Image of G1 v2 “Bigfoot”

Wow!  That’s the first word that springs to mind when we see this handset.  “A great looking slide out QWERTY without the chin!” The Boy Genius Report just published a report with the above image, saying it’s the Bigfoot handset due in October from T-Mobile.  Further, ...

Read More

Use Your G1 As… A Metal Detector? (VIDEO)

Here’s a case of an app that we won’t believe really works until we try it for ourselves.  The guys over at the Italian Android site HDblog.it have put together a little video of an app for the G1 which turns it into a metal detector.

Read More

1 Million G1′s Sold in First 6 Months

T-Mobile’s 3G network might not have near the footprint that other companies have, but that isn’t stopping the G1 from selling well.  After 6 months on the streets, the G1 has gone on to sell 1 million units in the US. This is a rather impressive figure for a number of reasons. 

Read More

Grab Cupcake For Yourself (UPDATE)

Tired of playing the Cupcake waiting game?  Take things into your own hands.  The XDA-Developers are always steps ahead of most folks and working on that next thing.  This time around, that “thing” happens to be the new Android builds. Haykuro has ported the software from the ...

Read More

T-Mobile 3G Rollout for ’09 Sneaks Out

What good is a phone that relies heavily on internet and data usage if most of their customer base is stuck with EDGE speeds?  If T-Mobile want their G1 (and other Android handset) owners to get the most out of their phones, they’ll need to grow their 3G market considerably.   Looking ...

Read More

TetherGate Continues – Google Responds

It didn’t take long to get a response from Google in the saga involving tethered apps being pulled from the Android Market.  After going pretty much viral two days ago, the search giant updates the situation with the following: We inadvertently unpublished your application for all mobile ...

Read More

G1 Tethering App Yanked From Market

Something tells me that the developer behind this app is going to get more notice now than ever before.  Google has pulled WiFi Tether for Root Users from the Android Market for violating the Developer Distribution Agreement. Google enters into distribution agreements with device manufacturers ...

Read More

Android Around the World: Orange France to Offer at Least 6 Android Phones in ’09

Orange France plans to have at least 6 Android devices from five handset manufacturers, including Motorola, Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson.  Oh yeah, we can’t forget HTC’s G1!  All five phone makers are members of the Open Handset Alliance.

Read More

Three Months In, Android Has 5% of US Smartphone Market Share

According to recent figures released by AdMob Mobile Metrics, Android has grabbed 5% of the US smart phone market.  This is up from 3% in January.  Not too shabby for a clunky device, is it?

Read More

NitroDesk Releases TouchDown with Push Email Support in the Android Market

NitroDesk Inc. announced that they have released the next generation of their TouchDown product as a priced application in the Android Market. The new version adds Push Email support for Exchange servers as well as support for PIN based security and Remote Wipe of Exchange data. SAMMAMISH, WA ...

Read More

Android Around the World: Italy Gets G1

Next stop on the G1 world tour – Italy!  Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) is the latest carrier to offer the Android handset commonly referred to as the G1.  Since that name belongs to T-Mobile, they took a cue from HTC’s code name for the device and called it something you might be ...

Read More

Android Around the World: ABC Mobile Announced in Australia

Sorry guys, it’s not that ABC.  We’ll have to continue to wait and see if we’ll ever get LOST on our Android handsets.  Today, we’re talking about The Australian Broadcasting Company and their new mobile application for the Android and iPhone platforms. Announced ...

Read More