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Archos 101 G9 Turbo arrives

12/01/2011, Remember the good old days when computers had this “Turbo” button which you could press to experience a boost in speed? Surely folks who played games by loading them into memory through the use of floppy disks will be able to identify with...

Honeycomb ported to T-Mobile G1

03/02/2011, The world’s first shipping Android phone, the G1, has been given a new lease of life thanks to the folks over at XDA-developers. They have managed to successfully port Android 3.0 Honeycomb onto the smartphone. While the good news is the ROM works,...

myTouch 3G Froyo 2.2 update works on the T-Mobile G1

11/09/2010, Here’s a pop quiz – which is the first Android-powered smartphone to hit the market? Well, no prizes for folks who blurted out the T-Mobile G1. This grand-daddy of them all might not have an official Android 2.2 Froyo update, but that has not...

T-Mobile G1 is no more

07/27/2010, Today marks the demise of the first Android-powered smartphone in the world – the -T-Mobile G1 is no longer available for sale via official channels, which signals the end of its life cycle. Of course, if you’re stilll adamant on bringing home...

New Cellphone Robot Is Powered By The G1′s Internal Battery

05/14/2010, We’ve seen various forms of cellbots (cellphone robots) before, but what makes this robot special is that the 5v components have been swapped out for 3.3v ones, and the creators of this nifty little robot have wired everything to run off the...

CyanogenMod 5 available for bevy of devices

04/30/2010, CyanogenMod 5 is finally out for the following handsets – the HTC Dream, Magic and Sapphire, which are also better known as the T-Mobile G1 and myTouch 3G. This release has been touted to be experimental, so you might want to think twice before...

Android Smartphone Can Control Robots On Its Own

03/06/2010, You’ve certainly seen mobile phones controlling various devices before, with television sets probably one of the more common devices, but what about the phone autonomously controlling its steed by itself? That’s what a duo of web engineers...

Panasonic G1 disappears from website

02/08/2010, Hmmm, with PMA just around the corner, could the removal of Panasonic’s G1 digital camera (with all of its references) from Panasonic Canada’s website signal a new device? After all, the Panasonic G1 is also officially out of stock in Japan,...

Linus Torvalds Gets A Nexus One

02/07/2010, While Google’s Nexus One is a good phone, we normally wouldn’t be too bothered about someone purchasing one, since lots of people already do that. But when the person who makes the purchase is Linus Torvalds, father of Linux, which...

Hello Kitty G1 phone

12/18/2009, Don’t be fooled – the Hello Kitty G1 phone is not a blinged up version of the Android-powered G1 handset despite looking somewhat like it. This Japan-bound handset comes with a DVB-T/H chip that lets you check out what shows are available over...

Android 2.0 on T-Mobile G1

10/30/2009, While the Android operating system has reached version 2.0 of its lifespan, it is interesting to note that Eclair (as it is also known) can run on the original Android device, the famous T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream). The port is currently a rough one with...

T-Mobile G1 Price Drop to $149

06/10/2009, Everyone is excited by the iPhone 3GS, but hardcore open-source fans might be interested by the fact that the T-Mobile G1 is experiencing a price drop (contract and data plan required). There is no rebate paperwork involved. you’ve been warned.

HTC Hero ROM On G1

05/18/2009, Never mind about the Cupcake update delay – here’s an image of the HTC Hero ROM that is currently running on the G1, where it requires a healthy amount of programming knowledge to achieve. Dubbed the Donut, we forsee a bright future for the...