Why is T-Mobile holding up the release of their cupcake update? Why would you want to install the cupcake update manually, when you will eventually get it? What are the pros and cons of using a non T-Mobile build of Android? Where is my cupcakes?
In order to better understand this upgrade process, allow us ... Read More »
There are so many new features of Android 1.5 that it is hard to pick a favorite. Desktop widgets have been around since the T-Mobile G1 shipped, but now developers have the new AppWidget Framework to play with. Before this recent update, developers had to target their ... Read More »
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I first wrote this guide several months ago, but decided not to post it. After all the cupcake builds were released and people kept asking for help with upgrading, I decided ... Read More »
Welcome to the second edition of #AskAndy where we aim to answer all your Android related questions. I would like to make this a weekly column, but it will only be successful if you continue to send in your questions. Thank you to everyone who submitted a tweet this week. Again I have ... Read More »
The cupcake update for Android has been rolling out over the last few days, but many users have yet to receive it. One of the benefits of installing a custom Android build is the ability to choose when you upgrade. There have been quite a few custom releases based on the cupcake branch including 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 video ... Read More »
By now many of you have read (or at least glanced at) the article by Jeff Sharkey describing how to use the new tools in the Android 1.5 SDK to program widgets. The idea of widgets on the homescreens of our Androids got all of us giddy with excitement over here at Read More »
Early rumors suggested the i8000 would be Samsung’s first Android phone, but new reports claim Telefónica Europe will launch the i7500 on their o2 Germany network. Samsung has confirmed three Android phones for 2009 and said the first to be released would be overseas. The Samsung i7500(June) would join ... Read More »
Welcome to the first edition of #AskAndy where we aim to answer all your Android related questions. I would like to make this a weekly column, but it will only be successful if you continue to send in your questions. Thank you to everyone who submitted a tweet this week. I chose 10 ... Read More »
Google announced today that a new preview version of the Android software development kit was available for download. The official list of new features planned for the 1.5 release has been updated as well. Most of the changes fall into four groups:
User Interface Refinements Performance ... Read More »