All eyes are on the Palm Pre at the moment, with many curious to see whether their latest device will mark a phoenix-like ascension from the flames for the smartphone maker, or serve as their epitaph. What is certain to be a huge contributing factor to the handset’s success or failure is the final price.
Too expensive and the phone will never gain traction in the marketplace, too cheap and it might not generate enough cash to dig Palm out of their financial quagmire.
What we do now know...Read Full Story
As the more perceptive of you may have noticed, this humble blog is merely flotsam riding on the back of the whacking great mobile phone comparison behemoth that is Omio.com.
And whilst doing our proper job, we noticed this morning that Google’s advertising system Adwords has added support for mobile devices with full (HTML) internet browsers. This means that canny advertisers can now use the same desktop adverts on both platforms, as well as specifically target only those that surf the web...Read Full Story
T-Mobile has announced the upcoming release of Android 1.5 with "Cupcake" coming soon to the T-Mobile G. "Cupcake" is the codename for the set of improvements for the T-Mobile G1. Much of Cupcake is included in Android 1.5. T-Mobile plans to begin sending out the update starting the end of next week. As with previous software maintenance releases, the update will be randomly sent "over the air" to T-Mobile G1 customers. T-Mobile expects everyone will have their update by the end of May. The...Read Full Story
T-Mobile USA sells the Android-powered G1 for $179.99 (with a 2-yr contract agreement), and that’s not a bad price for a smartphone. Still, it would be nice if you could buy the device for a lower price, right? Well, if you’re in need of a new contract agreement with T-Mo, you can get the G1 for only $97.99, via Amazon. The stocks of the discounted T-Mo G1 seem to be limited, but if you hurry up and follow these links you can get the Googlephone in black, white or bronze . Of course, this...Read Full Story
Come to think of it, this mod wouldn't even be necessary (though, we suppose it would still be useful) had HTC bothered to put a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack on the T-Mobile G1, but alas, we're stuck with some random ExtUSB port. In order to make that output jack compatible with the litany of iPod peripherals (namely sound systems), the modders over at WebNetta figured out what pins linked to what in order to connect the G1 to Made for iPod gear. Best of all, the secrets of the connections...Read Full Story
Find T Mobile G1 games for your Android-enabled phone. Android is a software platform and operating system for mobile devices, based on the Linux kernel, developed by Google and later the Open Handset Alliance. T Mobile launched a new series of G1 phones in late October 2008.