If you’re into loading custom ROMs on your rooted Android device, I’m pretty sure you’ve been keeping a close eye on the development community, hoping to get an Android 4.0 build for your phone up and running as soon as possible. We’ve already seen a few Android phones get early AOSP ports over the past ... Read More »
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Exactly three years ago, those who pre-ordered began receiving their T-Mobile G1′s, the little phone that started it all. I was lucky enough to be in that group. After spending several hours with the bronze-colored geegaw on October 20, 2008, I wrote up my breathless, geeked-out thoughts for my personal blog. It’s cute, I was ... Read More »
CyanogenMod 6 has finally landed, giving the HTC Magic and Dream a taste of Froyo. While a few other ROM developers have been releasing some of their beta builds on Android 2.2 for the two phones, the CyanogenMod team is the first to deliver a nearly perfect build to the public. For those already running ... Read More »
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Update: The install procedure for CyanogenMod has changed greatly. Please see the official CyanogenMod Wiki.
I first wrote this guide several months ago and it became the most visited page on the site. Many people have requested an update so I decided to touch it up with all the latest tweaks and ... Read More »
This post is in response to yesterday’s article that claimed the G1 would not receive future Android updates like Donut and Eclair. T-Mobile responded they would work with Google to introduce “future software updates”, but that still doesn’t explain how G1 owners will get Donut.
To begin, let’s look at the sizes for the ... Read More »
Update (8/14): I emailed T-Mobile PR and they responded with the email below. It is nice to see them respond so quickly as this is an important topic to many customers. They say the G1 will continue to get “updates”, but I stick with my original belief that the full version Eclair may not be ... Read More »
The T-Mobile G1 is my favorite phone I have purchased, but it is also a gimped device. I tried to defend my beloved Google phone, but after using the newer HTC Magic (aka myTouch 3G), it became apparent that the G1 has several major design flaws. The underpowered battery and small internal storage space have ... Read More »
Deciding to switch from BlackBerry to the Android based G1 was not an easy decision. The reliability of the BlackBerry network, the familiar BlackBerry interface, and the library of apps that I’d come to rely on were all things that kept me from making a quick decision on the G1. After two months ... Read More »
After months of patiently waiting, the Android 1.5 Cupcake update has finally begun rolling out to T-Mobile G1 customers. We reported last week that the new version would include a video recorder with support for uploading your videos to YouTube. It sounds like a cool idea, but what is the ... Read More »
Although I love the protection and grip that the hard BodyGlove case gives my T-Mobile G1 with Android, there is something to be said for the sleek, unprotected look of a G1.With the phone unprotected, I am less envious of the sleek iPhone design. And as a dedicated klutz, I’m ... Read More »