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T-Mobile Is #1 In Customer Service Once Again

Before we moved over to the G1 & T-Mobile, we were AT&T users. So imagine our shock when we first called into T-Mobile customer service to ask some basic questions regarding the G1. The T-Mobile people were just. so. nice. A lot of people make a big deal about T-Mobile's excellent customer...

T-Mobile G1 Gets A Firmware Update! Not Cupcake but RC33

Hip hip hooray! T-Mobile is rolling out an update to the T-Mobile G1! Yay! Wait, what? It's not Cupcake!? Then what is it!? Chances are that's what is going on in your mind right now. We were supposed to get Cupcake by the end of January. January is over, still no cupcake. Not even close. This...

T-Mobile Promising More Android "G" Phones

According to Neville Ray, T-Mobile USA's senior VP of engineering and operations, there's more Android G-series goodness on the way, and possibly soon. Although he was mainly talking about T-Mobile doubling their 3G coverage, his hand tipped a little and he couldn't help but blurt out, "we will...

T-Mobile Releases Q4 2008 Subscriber Numbers

T-Mobile just announced its subscriber numbers for Q4 2008: “In the fourth quarter of 2008, T-Mobile USA added 621,000 net new customers compared to 670,000 in the third quarter of 2008 and 951,000 in the fourth quarter of 2007. T-Mobile USA’s gross customer addition growth in 2008 compared to...

How Fast Smartphones Hit The 1 Million Mark

The 1 million sales mark is a pretty good barometer in determining early success, popularity, and consumer interest in a particular smartphone model. Obviously it has its pitfalls in that gauging such short term success ignores longevity and overall success but it does serve us pretty well when...

Unofficial Multi-Touch for Android

You may have heard the rumor and conjecture about Android supporting multi-touch in the not-too-distant future. Well, if you are a brave soul and are willing to gain root access on your beloved Android T-Mobile G1 device, then multi-touch may be ready for you sooner than you think. Although...

Watch Out For Fake G2, Dream, Second Android Devices

Since Android is open-source and requires no licensing costs, there will surely be plenty of Android devices in the future. But currently, the only smartphone that runs Android is the T-Mobile G1. Sure, there have been rumors, reports, and pictures about the T-Mobile G2 (code name: Sapphire) but...

T-Mobile G1 Available in ALL U.S. Markets Tomorrow!

Good news for those who have patiently awaited T-Mobile G1 Android availability in their non-3G market. If you'll recall, the G1's release on T-Mo's network was limited to stores in 3G markets ONLY, really dumping the rain on the parade of would-be G1 consumers who found nary a G1 in their stores...

T-Mobile Has No Immediate Cupcake Release Plans ?

Uh oh. This isn't good. According to a post by the T-Mobile Support Forums administrator, the Cupcake Update to Android is not currently planned for release to T-Mobile G1 users. Contrary to reports that claim Cupcake would come to the T-Mobile G1 at the end of this month, a message sent to the T...

Samsung Android For T-Mobile and Sprint

Just another black slab, or something more? Samsung Electronics will be releasing a Google Android phone on the T-Mobile and Sprint Nextel networks sometime in 2009. Although there are no details yet on pricing and specifications, this new Android phone is expected to look similar to the Samsung...

T-Mobile G1 To Be Available in More European Countries

Following up on our earlier report that Android Market can now be targeted to users in some European Countries we have caught word that the T-Mobile G1 will actually soon be available in said countries. T-Mobile announced that they'll have the G1 available to the Netherlands, Czech Republic, and...

T-Mobile G1 Battery Replacements Already Shipping?

Remember those reports that the T-Mobile G1 users were going to receive a free battery replacement for the anemic battery currently in the G1? Well, according to TmoNews, one user has already received their replacement battery and it is packed with 22% more power. The new replacement battery...

Samsung to Make Android Device For Sprint & T-Mobile

Our stance on Android Devices is that we want more of them, from any phone maker, on any network. Year 2009 seems to be shaping up in a big way for Android Devices and looks to be even bigger with Samsung confirming that they'll be bringing an Android Device to both Sprint AND T-Mobile this year....

Reported Facts About the Cupcake Update to Android

Fresh off our report that the T-Mobile G1 should be receiving the Cupcake Update to Android by the end of January, more reported facts are coming out in regards to the G1, Cupcake, and Android. Here's a list of them which include some already known pieces of information: There WILL be a G1 ...

MyFaves Available As A Free Add-On ?

One of T-Mobile's flagship offerings is their MyFaves feature which allows free calling to a certain amount of people on any network. It's a fairly popular aspect of T-Mobile and according to some customers, it is now being offered (for a limited time only, of course) as a free add-on! We're not...

CellHut To Carry Unlocked T-Mobile G1, Other Future Android Devices Too

According to AndroidGuys, CellHut.com, a fairly popular online website that is known to sell unlocked phones, has begun to sell a contract-free T-Mobile G1 for $499. After digging through the CellHut website it looks like it isn't a fully unlocked version since it specifically states that it's...

T-Mobile G1 Available on Amazon.com

We're not exactly sure when this happened--whether it was a month ago, a week ago, or a day ago--but the T-Mobile G1 is now available for purchase on Amazon.com! Unlike other phones sold on Amazon.com there isn't any amazing deal, in fact, it's priced at the usual $179.99 price point (albeit with...

T-Mobile Sending G1 Owners A Survey, Precursor to Battery Replacements?

Google And Blog is reporting that T-Mobile G1 users are slowly receiving surveys regarding their G1 experience that ask specific questions regarding their satisfaction level with the device. A main focus of the survey deals with the subpar battery on the G1, so maybe T-Mobile is taking in data to...

Girl Tattoos Android Robot Onto Her Wrist

We'll be the first to admit that the Android Robot is probably the cutest green robot we've ever seen. I mean, look at it! It's round, has plenty of character, and seems just so...friendly. But even we were surprised when we stumbled on a girl tattooing the Android Logo onto her wrist--cute green...

T-Mobile G1 Users Getting Unknown SMS Messages ?

Apparently, some G1 users have encountered an odd problem that has them sending/receiving SMS and MMS messages to/from unknown numbers. The scenario: a G1 user receives a text claiming that they've been sending multiple texts to the unknown number. Not too big of a deal, could simply be just...

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