Book Review: T-Mobile G1 for Dummies

Everyone knows the Dummies books. They’ve been around for years now and chances are good you’ve paged through one at least once. I was fortunate enough to get a copy of T-Mobile G1 for Dummies last week for review. I have to admit that I was a little skeptical as to what I might ...

Read More

T-Mobile Drops The Mother of All Bombshells – More G Series in ’09!

Let’s see how well the sarcasm comes across in this post. In a Fierce Wireless interview dated earlier today, T-Mobile let slip a real doozy.  Apparently the 4th largest carrier in the US is not going to rest on the laurels of the G1.  That’s right, there are going to be more ...

Read More

Cupcake Not Being Released for Public Consumption?

We’ve got some disheartening news for those of you hoping to wake up to an Android Cupcake update later this month.  Apparently, the release is not going to happen in a mass public rollout, if at all.  That is of course if the following pans out to be true. The kind folks over at ...

Read More

First Leaked Photos of Real G2 Arrive

Looking very much like the leaked Sapphire handset in last week’s HTC ’09 lineup, the first spyshots of the T-Mobile G2 have arrived.  If the few pictures are any indication as to what we’re going to get, then expect a thinner, shinier, touch only version. The trackball looks ...

Read More

T-Mobile Netherlands Ramps up for Android, G1

The G1 world tour continues.  Folks in the Netherlands will be able to pre-order the T-Mobile G1starting tomorrow at over 80 T-Mobile shops scattered about the country.  With a deposit of 50 euros (roughly $65 US dollars) consumers can get in the first-come, first-serve line.  The G1 is ...

Read More

Alleged G2 Phone Less Clunky Than G1, Touch Only

If you stopped by any mobile tech sites yesterday, chances are that you came across an article regarding the leak of HTC’s 2009 lineup.  At first, we only noticed the bright pink Hero Android handset as being a rumored handset for Android later this year. After reading a few other sites ...

Read More

T-Mobile: Looking For A Few Good Coders…And More!

T-Mobile is building up a substantial team of Android developers, architects, and QA engineers to help propel the T-Mobile G1 and tackle the cutting edge of tomorrow’s coolest products and services. So, if you have mobile industry engineering experience and want to get in on the ground ...

Read More

G1 Now Works With DeviceAnywhere

Today brings a bit of good news for those writing apps for Android.  DeviceAnywhere now allows developers the capability of testing and monitoring applications for the G1 from anywhere in the world.  Using their online service, developers are now able to interact with a virtual G1 just like ...

Read More

Confirmation of Replacement G1 Batteries Being Sent Out?

Last week, a handful of Android and mobile tech sites were buzzing with rumors of a replacement G1 battery being sent out by T-Mobile.  Our friend Michael, of GoogleAndBlog, seemed to be the one to break that story, getting lots of attention from around the net. One of our readers sent in an ...

Read More

G1 and Cupcake – What’s the Deal?

Current G1 owners are licking their chops at the prospect of getting some much desired updates to their Android phones.  Features like video recording, stereo Bluetooth, and an on-screen keyboard are the only things missing from an otherwise robust OS.  But will the G1 ever see the icing from ...

Read More

The Case For and Against the G2 Rumor

There’s a pretty big news item getting passed around today regarding an alleged G2 handset coming from T-Mobile in January.  Depending on who you ask, you’ll get arguments for or against the case.  I’d like to shed light on both sides and let you form your own opinions. ...

Read More

T-Mobile 86′s the $18 Upgrade Fee

So long upgrade fee, we hardly knew ya.  In an effort to help retain customers, T-Mobile is dropping the $18 upgrade fee that they tacked onto people every time they wanted a new handset.  If you ask us, this couldn’t come soon enough.  In fact, they should have done this around Black ...

Read More

T-Mobile Speaks on Data Roaming Charges – “Don’t Blame Us”

Remember the story from last week where poor James got socked with over $100 in data roaming charges?  Long story short, he thought he had all of his data features disabled on his G1 for a trip he was taking to the UK.  The next bill he got from T-Mobile showed small charges coming every... ...

Read More

Google Offering Truly Unlocked G1′s to Developers

Attention aspiring Android developers based in countries like the United States, UK, Germany, Japan, India, Canada, France, Taiwan, and around ten others.  You can now get a completely unlocked G1 handset from Google.  This means that neither the SIM card nor the hardware is locked down with ...

Read More

Constant Pinging Racks up $102.85 in Roaming Charges for G1 User

Here’s an interesting story that arrived in our inbox today. One of our readers, James, decided to take a trip to the UK for almost two weeks and took his G1 with him. He knew about roaming charges and what to do to prevent them, but it seemed that wasn’t enough. Rather than having ...

Read More