Tag Archives: android

Motorola Readying Android Phone

Little is known about Motorola’s Android endeavor but the public will surely welcome another Google phone. Word on the street is that Motorola is preparing a touchscreen iPhone competitor that will run the Android OS and will feature a full QWERTY keyboard. Unfortunately, the unnamed phone won’t be available until Q2 2009, so don’t hold your breath. Link

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In Review: The T-Mobile G1

The lovely folk at T-Mobile just sent us our Android-equipped Google G1 phone for review. After the jump, all the pics you could ever want, including a sampling of the supposedly three-megapixel camera it has.

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Android Market Features Remote Kill Switch

Planning on designing a malicious app to install on all those G1 phones coming out? Think again. Google reserves the right to “remotely remove those applications from your device at its sole discretion.” Better watch your back! And your privacy! Link

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TunesRemote: An Android Remote For DACP Devices

While I can’t delve into a lot of the specifics of the G1 and how well it works, etc., I gotta say that Jeff Sharkey’s TunesRemote is probably the best app out there for an Android-enabled phone. After winning $275,000 in the Android Developer Challenge, Jeff went and reverse engineered the iPhone app that lets you control iTunes. Now he’s ...

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T-Mobile G1 Sells Out Completely

It’s no secret that we’ve been paying quite a bit of attention to the T-Mobile G1 as of late. We’ve watched as the anticipation has built around the phone and while we expected it to have a strong showing against the iPhone, we never dreamed the G1 would get this big. T-Mobile is reporting that it’s sold out completely of ...

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Motorola and Nokia Forming Big Android Teams

Nokia is tight but Motorola? I haven’t seen a desirable phone from you guys since the PEBL. Ouch! In all seriousness, both phone manufacturers are building up solid Google Android teams in house to help develop phones that will run the OS. Motorola is supposedly forming a huge 350 person team to solve the lack of Android-equipped phones the company ...

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T-Mobile G1 Will Not Have Bandwidth Cap

The talk about Google and T-Mobile’s upcoming G1 phone isn’t dying down anytime soon. However, in a very stupid move, T-Mobile had capped the phone so that after using more than 1GB of data over 3G, your phone would switch to GPRS-based ‘net and email access – significantly slower than HSDPA 3G speeds. Some speculate that the ‘Mo did this ...

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T-Mobile G1 Data Plan Information

I spoke with my peeps at T-Mobile today and was informed about the pricing plans for the G1. You’ll be able to get 400 text messages and unlimited Internet + data for $25 a month. For $35 a month, you get the same with unlimited texting. Not too shabby but considering that you need a voice plan for the phone, ...

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The T-Mobile G1 Launch Recap

I spent my morning with the other journos in New York, where T-Mobile and Google together unveiled the T-Mobile G1. The G1 is a smartphone manufactured by HTC and it runs Google’s open-source Android OS. Speakers at today’s event included Andy Rubin from Google, Peter Chou from HTC, Chris Schlaffer from T-Mobile among others. But enough talk; you want to ...

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Truth: Amazon Launching Mobile Music, Movie Store For Android

The rumor that Amazon will be launching a music and movie store for Android-based cellphones has been confirmed by Vince. Like Vince mentions, this will make Amazon a direct competitor to Apples iTunes Music Store. The Apple advertisement team is probably hard at work making up some nice bashes they can throw in Amazon’s direction. I guess we’ll just have ...

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