Tag Archives: G1

T-Mobile G1, The Original Android Phone Is Now Retired

The T-Mobile G1 should hold a special place in the hearts of Android fans everywhere as we say goodbye to the phone that started it all. Our super forum posters are reporting that word has come down the G1 is now unavailable from both T-Mobile.com, My.T-Mobile as well as retailers everywhere. It’s a sad day as this phone needing little introduction to those who have followed since the beginnings on Android. While … [read full article]

Verizon Now The Dominant Android Player, T-Mobile In Second Place?

I suppose in hindsight I really shouldn’t have been as surprised as I was over the results of a recent study regarding Android usage. I would have thought that T-Mobile, as the originating Android carrier would have remained the dominant player in the game, but the handset is really the buying decision now, not the carrier. With that in mind, according to a recent study by Chitika Research, Verizon is now the dominant player in … [read full article]

No Froyo for G1

Warning: if you are looking for good news, you should probably find a different post. It’s official, the G1 is basically dead, killed by Google themselves.  The first Android phone’s fate was decided during the fireside chat at Google IO today.  The Android team straight out said that the G1 will not see 2.2.  So, to all of those G1 users out there, you have two options.  Consider upgrading to the the[read full article]

OTA Update Arrives Without Issue For T-Mobile G1 Users

Well, it looks like T-Mobile delivered on its promise of releasing an OTA(Over-The-Air) update for G1 users by their self-imposed deadline of March 15th.  Even though this update only brings forth an improvement in call quality, it’s nice to see that is was able without issue; unlike the experience Motorola Cliq and Droid Eris users suffered. If you haven’t seen the update yet, you should be seeing it very soon. So, the next question is will the … [read full article]

All U.S Android Handsets To Get 2.1 Goodness?

Here is some news that will definitely excite those of you running an outdated version of the Android OS on your handset.  The guys over at AndroidandMe are reporting that ALL U.S Android handsets will get an update to Android 2.1.  But there’s a catch!  Processor speeds will prevent all of them from receiving every single feature that is present on the Nexus One, such as live wallpapers.  Nonetheless, the handset will have the Android 2.1 … [read full article]

T-Mobile G1 Update Rolling Out

Let me  just start off by saying that this is NOT the update G1 owners have been patiently waiting for.  Instead, it’s a minor update exactly like the one the original myTouch 3G received earlier this month.  The Android 1.6 update (DMD64) OTA is rolling out starting today, February 26th, and will gradually make it to the masses by March 15th.  The update improves G1 user’s call performance and does not include any additional feature enhancements.  … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launches Voice Plus Beta

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You know about that potential G1 update we told you about on Monday? Well its time now. T-Mobile needs your help!  T-Mobile has now launched the software trial program for G1 owners called “Voice Plus Beta”. All the details after the jump! This program is on a first come first serve basis, so get it while you can! T-Mobile UPDATE: T-Mobile claims that it doesn’t have a firm date for when the beta program … [read full article]