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Washington DC to usher in T-mobile 3G!

Forgive us for the late announcement, however last night we began the process of moving to our new host. With that we took the blog offline for a while so this announcement comes a little later than we had hoped. With that little tidbit out of the way, Washington D.C. a city that needs no introduction is proud to be announced as the newest member of the magenta 3G family! As … [read full article]

G1 unlocked…free to roam about the cabin

Let me preface this by saying that while the phone may be unlocked, for the you can pretty much just make and receive calls and text. While I don’t think there is a doubt in anyone’s mind most of the phone’s capabilities will soon be available to AT&T users, for the moment its pretty much just the doldrum talk and text.

Detroit waking up to 3G?!

Detroit, Detroit, my neighbor to the North(east) it seems as though magenta has given you an early holiday gift and brought you 3G! With a dozen or so emails this morning from overjoyed G1 users, added with word out of this forum thread, T-mobile has gone and given Detroit residents a reason to smile today! While T-mobile still has a way to go to catch up the national footprint of … [read full article]

G1 coming to a Wal-Mart near you?

Engadgetmobile is reporting this morning that the G1 is on it’s way to Walmart and at a  price lower than T-mobile directly is offering. Walmart, king of the odd price is said to be selling the G1 at $148.88, a full $31.11 savings, or the cost of a tank of gas for me to get to my nearest Walmart. Engadget’s tipster is claiming that the top 10 stores in each … [read full article]

G1 email troubles plaguing early adopters??

For the G1, word on the street and in the hands of the users has been a fairly positive user experience, until they tried the email. Recent reports have pop3/imap accounts on the G1 plagued with troubles, while gmail is of course working just peachy. Between connection errors, messages not sending/receiving and other errors, email problems are plaguing users everywhere. While early reports focus … [read full article]

G1 Advertising Begins!

Some of our eagle eyed forum posters spotted this commercial on both the “E” network as well as Vh1 and hopefully it is the first in a long line successful marketing for the G1.  This is the first “word” we have gotten of a televised commercial, so hopefully magenta is stepping up and letting the masses know their flagship phone is in the house!

It's alive!!!

So while you G1 fans tinker and play and download Apps, take heed that today also marks the official launch of the Android marketplace. Not a whole lot here we didn’t already know, take notice however, the app selection is pretty minimal right now. All applications will be free throughout the remainder of the year and as Gizmodo points out, the big guns ie premier developers will hold … [read full article]

Software update for the G1 tomorrow?

Wow, not a day after the launch T-mobile and Google are prepping an OTA update for bug fixes and “working out the kinks.” I’m not sure if I am impressed by the rapid application of this OTA update or disappointed that one is ready not 24 hours after launch. What does this update do? This update will include enhancements (I don’t know what is termed an “enhancement” and one bug fix that … [read full article]

T-mobile launches the G1!

I think this goes without explanation but today happens to be the 22nd of October! So you know what means, Halloween is only 9 days away, 70 days are left in the year and 14 days remain till the election. I know I know, enough of the rambling, today T-mobile launches their flagship device, the G1. Haven’t heard of it yet? Stop reading and go here, here, [read full article]