Tag Archives: Google

So What Did The Early Stages Of Android Look Like?

The Google v. Oracle trial is turning into a bona-fide goldmine of past Android news as fresh new images originating from the courtroom show a glimpse at what Android looked like in 2007, and what could have been. This is such a far cry from the Android we know today that these shots are almost unrecognizable as a “preliminary” version of the Android platform. If you didn’t know any better and I … [read full article]

Google Wanted To Subsidize Data Plans Through T-Mobile Before Android Platform Launched

As the Oracle v. Google trial continues today over patents, documents shown during the trial hinted that Google mentioned to T-Mobile back in 2006 that it wanted to subsidize Android data plans for $9.99. By Google’s math, customers would pay just $9.99 a month for unlimited data — to help subsidize the reduced cost, the company would forgo commissions it would earn from T-Mobile for referring Android buyers to its online store. Google … [read full article]

Big News From Google, Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Now Available For Just $399.99

Whoa, big big news from Google as they release an unlocked Galaxy Nexus device available directly from the Google Play store for $399.99. This unlocked, pentaband device supports HSPA+ 21Mbps and will work perfectly on T-Mobile’s network. As you see in the picture, T-Mobile is even highlighted as a supporting network along with other GSM carriers in the United States. This is an incredible offer and easily the best price we’ve seen on … [read full article]

Google Play Unveiled, The New Place For All Your Apps, Games, Books, Music And More

Boom, goodbye Android Market, hello Google Play. Google’s new portal content is now the place for all your Android apps, games, music, books, videos and more. Google Play is now live at play.google.com and replaces the Android Market, effective immediately. All of Google’s services, Google Music, Google Books and Videos service are now all in centralized in a one-stop shop for content. Google’s rebranding of their content hubs shows their interest … [read full article]

myTouch 3G Receiving Software Update, Allows For Google Security Fix

Lookout original myTouch 3G owners, we’re going back in time today as T-Mobile has released some info on a software update heading your way. Unfortunately, this update is rather “minor” as updates go, but it does allow for the application of a Google security fix. Unfortunately for any myTouch 3G owners out there, Google no longer supports Android 2.2.1 Froyo for any further OS updates, however this update is just a bug … [read full article]

TmoNews Prepares For The Consumer Electronics Show

I know, I said on Twitter yesterday I wasn’t doing an obligatory “follow us at CES post,” but I was just kidding. I’m once again headed back to Las Vegas for the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show where new products are unveiled, from TVs to cars, to tablets, to phones and everything in-between. If you can think it and it’s related to tech, there is a good chance we’ll see something … [read full article]

Google’s Andy Rubin Says 3.7 Million Android Devices Activated During Christmas Weekend

A big congrats to Google’s Andy Rubin announcing this morning via a Google+ posting that Android activations eclipsed 3.7 million during Christmas weekend. Stated another way, between December 24th and 25th, Android saw a whopping 3.7 million Android devices activated. “There were 3.7M Android activations on 12/24 and 12/15. Congrats team-Android.” The boom in Android growth has also led to the Android Market passing 10 billion downloads earlier this month. These … [read full article]

(Updated: YouMail Is Back In The Market, T-Mobile Not At Fault!) T-Mobile: We Asked YouMail To Fix Its App In November

Update: We just got word from YouMail that they are back on the market! There is a lengthy blog post that helps explain want led up to the removal and eventual return of the app. Glad to see YouMail is back! After a T-Mobile complaint, Google pulled YouMail’s voicemail app from the Android Market on Tuesday without any warning. YouMail’s CEO, Alex Quilici took to his company’s blog and … [read full article]