People have been getting very impatient for the the “Cupcake” build of Android, but finally it appears to be arriving. According to Engadget T-Mobile may have started distributing Android 1.5 as an over-the-air update to G1 owners, which would bring customizable widgets, messaging enhancements, virtual keyboards, and UI tweaks (among many other goodies).
Andy Rubin, Director of Mobile Platforms at Google, has recently helped demo Flash on the G1 at Adobe’s MAX event. There is no news on when flash will be released for Android / G1 however this is quite a big one up over Nokia (Symbian S60) and Apple as neither of these companies have flash … Read more
Phones Review have posted 2 links to You Tube video reviews comparing the iPhone and G1. The reviewer is quite thorough and basically shows you many features of each phone and compares the two together to see what one is better. Personally I am not a huge Apple fan so I am a bit biased … Read more
Charlie Miller of Independent Security Evaluators in Baltimore has informed the New York Times that he was able to install a keystroke logging application by redirecting the G1’s web browser to a malicious web site that automatically installed the software. Google has acknowledged the security flaw and points out that the sandbox-nature of Android limits … Read more
I am due for an upgrade in January, and as always I find myself in a quandary about what to get. There does not seem to be a phone out there that meets my requirements, a lot of phones tick the right boxes but then will miss one or 2 important things off, leaving me … Read more
One of my main problems with the G1 is the lack of MS Exchange functionality. I had it on my TyTn and I have it on my Nokia E90, and I love it. Boy Genius Report has posted that 2 companies Wrike and Intermedia have developed a basic application called ContactSync which will provide contacting … Read more
Some videos and pictures of the new T-Mobile G1. Hands on pictures from Engadget Google Android walkthrough on the G1
There has been quite a bit of talk recently about the release of the new G1 phone by HTC using Google’s Android. Android is a open source smart operating system for mobile phones and is developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. The G1 which is the first phone to be released using … Read more