The Google Buzz mobile site now works on Android 1.5 and 1.6 devices—all you need to do is acknowledge that your device isn’t officially supported.
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 ... Read More »
Jean-Baptiste Queru, Android engineer, did a code drop to the Android Open Source Project which updated the Donut tree. Android hacker Cyanogen had some issues with all the new API changes but still compiled it to run on a G1. I downloaded the rom and flashed ... Read More »
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For several months we heard the chant, “Where’s my cupcake?”. Rumors and leaks were rampant as everyone tried to guess the official release date of the Android 1.5 build. After many delays, T-Mobile finally rolled out the update and the complainers took a break to enjoy their dessert.
The next treat on the Android menu ... Read More »
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 »
This guide is outdated and a newer version if offered. Please visit How to root a T-Mobile G1 and myTouch 3G.
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 »