How To: Install the HTC Hero's UI On Your Sad Old G1

The tireless tinkerers over at XDA have assembled a definitive guide to loading the Hero's custom-baked Android build onto G1s. It's fairly involved and a little risky, but hardly unfamiliar territory to HTC fans. [XDA, GetYourDroidOn—Thanks, Patrick!] » 7/22/09 5:00pm 7/22/09 5:00pm

Report: HTC Announcing Hero, Lancaster Android Phones on June 24th

HTC's hipsteriffic invitations for a June 24th event in London contained precious few clues (DUDE'S WEARING A ROSE), but the Economic Daily News is now reporting something totally reasonable: it's for the Hero and Lancaster, HTC's presumed next Android phones. » 6/04/09 7:25am 6/04/09 7:25am

T-Mobile Pushing Android Cupcake Update OTA (Honest!)

Android 1.5, otherwise known as Cupcake, has caused way, way more grief than any incremental cellphone OS update has a right to, is finally, truly pushing OTA—not just developers, not just Brits, but to regular American G1's. This, I promise you hope, will be the last we ever have to speak of it. —Thanks NiGHTS, … » 5/29/09 4:52am 5/29/09 4:52am

Latest Android Cupcake 1.5 Build Gets Video Walkthrough

It usually takes me about 60-90 seconds to eat a cupcake; this guy took about 10 minutes with his. On view: the new camcorder function, soft keyboard, browser improvements and YouTube uploads. » 4/28/09 12:26pm 4/28/09 12:26pm

Android Cupcake Live Folders Preview Email, RSS and Playlists Without…

Small touch, but maybe the coolest thing I've seen in Android's Cupcake: Live Folders are home screen widgets that let you peek at email, playlists, RSS feeds and more without opening the full app. [Cnet] » 4/24/09 6:00pm 4/24/09 6:00pm