Tag Archives: G1

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 off on releasing … [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 is … [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, here and [read full article]

Going early tomorrow morning? Send us pictures!

Will you be lining up in the morning? Was the pre-sale not for you and you like the in-person buying experience? To try and take away from the inevitable boredom that results from waiting in line we want to see what you see. Are there 25 people in line with you or two? According to our information a designated “line lead” should be there juggling, telling jokes and giving away animal balloons … [read full article]

San Francisco customers are some kind of lucky today!

Attention attention San Francisco residents who have not pre-ordered the G1, we have news for you! Sadly the news is only good if you live in that in the San Fran area as T-mobile has chosen the San Francisco store at 3rd and Market St to start selling G1′s a day early. You read that right, at 6pm local time (6pm PDT) you will be able able to purchase the G1 and be … [read full article]

We want your G1 pics!!

So for some of you today is the day, the boys in brown have made your day and in celebration of the G1 launch we want to see your G1 pics. Whether or not its unboxing, firing it up or placing it in your already existing G1 shrine, we want to see them. So once you no longer have to look out the window for UPS, grab your digital camera or the … [read full article]

G4tv reviews the G1!

Just more video and hands on…overall a pretty positive review yet they do encounter some of the same problems with GPS that other reviews seemed to encounter. Every time I read that I just get bummed out. I hope that’s a problem fixed via a software update which comes soon after launch. For those of you still checking your UPS tracking by the minute, this is just another hands on preview to keep you staring out … [read full article]

Google can kill your phone whenever…

Most will remember a day not long ago when Apple fanboy’s rose up in viral protest about Apple’s disclosure of having a kill switch embedded in the iPhone to remotely disable malicious applications. Well while Apple hides behind its 10 foot wall of privacy, Google has decided on a much more forthright approach. “Hidden” yet perfectly viewable in the About Phone section of the Android software is a non to discreet statement that … [read full article]