20 Upcoming HTC Android Devices Mentioned in Leaked ROM

Nestled in the leaked Android 2.1 ROM, 20 new devices are mentioned by name—including those we knew of already (Dragon, Dream, Hero and Passion) but some new friends too, Bahamas, Bravo, DesireC, Espresso, Halo, HeroCT, HeroC, Huangshan, Incredible, Legend, Liberty, Memphis, Paradise, PassionC, Sapphire and… » 12/03/09 9:50am 12/03/09 9:50am

Google Seals Up Android 'Jailbreak' in Automatic Update

It only took Google about three days to recognize, examine and fix the vulnerability that allowed Android phones to be 'jailbroken' » 11/07/08 5:15am 11/07/08 5:15am, and users should see the fix (update RC30) pushed to their phones over the air during the next few days. From the mouth of the Google: So what do Android users stand to lose from this…

T-Mobile G1 Unboxed, Ready For Belt Clips Everywhere

Here's the first full unboxing of T-Mobile's G1 » 10/02/08 6:50am 10/02/08 6:50am Android phone which, despite the rabid anticipation of the device, manages to be pretty boring. We're glad to see it out in the wild, but the lame carrying case and decision to include the trademark uncomfortable HTC earphones, complete with a chunky mic. But as my…

Question of the Day: Have You Changed Your Mind About Android and the…

After yesterday's information explosion covering the good, the bad and the ugly » 9/24/08 5:40pm 9/24/08 5:40pm about Android and the T-Mobile G1, I can't help but wonder whether or not public perception of the platform and its first phone has changed. Are you more excited, less excited, or have your feelings remained the same? Did you even care in…

Giz Explains: Ups And Downs Of Developing for Android and iPhone

Whether or not such a two-sided conflict will actually play out in the larger mobile-phone industry, today Android vs. iPhone is the battle raging in the mind of every fanboy, gadget geek—and software developer. Since it has all the right themes for a Tolkien-esque epic whose outcome largely rests with small,… » 9/24/08 2:00pm 9/24/08 2:00pm

Unlocking the T-Mobile G1: The Definitive Word

One of the G1's five most obnoxious flaws » 9/24/08 1:55pm 9/24/08 1:55pm (okay, there were more than five) is that it's locked to T-Mobile, which seems antithetical to the whole openness deal. Since T-Mobile is subsidizing the phone so heavily, it originally sounded like T-Mobile's usual unlock policy wouldn't apply, and a spokesperson wasn't sure…

T-Mobile Restricting 3G Data Usage to 1GB a Month Without Penalty

If you examine the fine print on T-Mo's G1 » 9/23/08 4:22pm 9/23/08 4:22pm launch page, you will find an interesting bit of information with regard to 3G usage. Apparently, they will be soft-capping data to a slim 1GB a month max in each billing cycle. If you exceed the maximum, the powers that be will strike you down to an anorexic 50 kbps or less…

Android Market Might Be Even Bigger Mess Than Apple's App Store

Android Market is officially out of the bag. The application store for Google's Android cellphones only contains free software for now and there is no » 9/23/08 11:37am 9/23/08 11:37am approval process for the software: it's an open content distribution system. The structure is similar to the iPhone App Store, with a rating system similar to…

T-Mobile G1 Sized-Up Against its Competitors

Here's the HTC G1 » 9/23/08 10:45am 9/23/08 10:45am (a.k.a. Dream) sized up against the iPhone and HTC's Touch Pro: it's a kinda half-way house between them both. It's narrower, but taller and fatter—thanks to the slide-out keyboard—and lacks the deftly curved shape of the iPhone 3G, but it's a shade skinner than the Touch Pro. Looks it'd fit pretty…

T-Mobile G1: Full Details of the HTC Dream Android Phone

The long-awaited HTC Dream, the first commercial handset running Google's Android operating system, will be coming to T-Mobile as the G1 for $179 on October 22nd. Featuring a 3-inch touchscreen, internet navigation buttons and a full QWERTY keypad, the smartphone market has finally broken free of Symbian, Windows… » 9/23/08 10:30am 9/23/08 10:30am

T-Mobile Android Event Live Coverage Starts Now

We're here underneath the picturesque Queensboro bridge at T-Mobile's official G1 launch event. We're the first ones on the scene, and the liveblog's kicking off over at live.gizmodo.com » 9/23/08 9:12am 9/23/08 9:12am. Be sure to pop over there—it'll do all of the auto-refresh clicky-clicky for you, so sit back, we've got everything covered. Hit us…

Amazon MP3 Store is Preloaded On HTC G1, 6 Million DRM Free Songs

Amazon's just officially announced that the Amazon MP3 Store will come pre-loaded on the HTC G1 Android phone. It's a special optimized version of the store which lets T-Mobile G1 users "search, download, buy and play music from Amazon MP3." That means six million DRM free songs from major and independent labels will… » 9/23/08 8:50am 9/23/08 8:50am

T-Mobile G1 With Google Website Is Live

Jumping the gun a bit, the official site for T-Mobile's—and the world's—first Android phone is live. That "heavy Google branding" we heard about » 9/22/08 10:15pm 9/22/08 10:15pm is in full play: HTC's Dream is billed as the "T-Mobile G1 with Google." They're using a neon green jelly font, kind of cool. Most of the site is walled off until tomorrow's…