Recent in Month: September 2008

Shop Savvy for Android: Defining The Vision

Sep 24th - I’ve been following Android for almost a year now, but when friends asked me why I was headed to NYC for the T-Mobile Press Conference, I still couldn’t explain to them what Android was in a simple, concise manner. Most people just don’t get it… “so its just a phone?” No… its not just a ...

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Sergey Brin (Google Founder) Makes an Android App

Sep 24th - The jury is still out on whether rolling through the T-Mobile G1 Press Conference sporting roller blades was a cool thing to do or not…. errrr…. maybe not. Presenting a “revolutionary” product with a product popularized (and past its prime) a decade earlier seems to send a mixed message, does it not? Nevermind that – ...

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T-Mobile G1: Photo Opportunity

Sep 24th - And here is our first video up and running, with many more to come! Converting/Uploading takes longer than I thought… phandroid needs an intern! In any case, once the phone had been “unveiled” the execs got together for a little photo opportunity. As you can see from the video I hung back… it was fun ...

Confessions of a Live Blog Failure

Sep 24th - After an anxious Monday and fulfilling G1-day, I took the 10:45 Greyhound back to Baltimore. Its 3:27am and I just bought two large coffees from Royal Farms… too much to do to sleep! I attempted to “Live Blog” the event but – for me any ways  – it seemed more like a Live Train Wreck. ...

T-Mobile G1: First Impressions

Sep 23rd - Alright folks so I got a decent amount of time to “play around” with the G1 and I’m sure people are eager to know what the overall take is on the phone. Whats good? Whats bad? What do you like? What don’t you like? So… don’t hold me to any of these opinions as they ...

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T-Mobile G1 Demo Video

Sep 23rd - Here is a nice video by the T-Mobile G1 Product Manager discussing and showcasing some of the features that come pre-installed on Android handsets. Every handset has  Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Gmail, Contacts, Calendar and IM and you can login with your Gmail account to access each seamlessly. You can also pass code your account ...

T-Mobile G1 Pictures

Sep 23rd - Alright folks, we took some pictures of the beautiful T-Mobile G1 in all its glory. But first, take a look at the stage and setting when the announcement was being made: After the actual press conference, we were able to go downstairs and play with the phones. Here is some pictures of me using the ...

Quick Android Update!

Sep 23rd - Alright folks, I just got back from the T-Mobile G1 Press Conference and I have a few quick comments before I started plugging and chugging to get all this content up on the site. First of all, wow, live blogging ain’t easy. There are a lot of things that COULD potentially go wrong and I’m ...

Judgement Day

Sep 23rd - While the ultimate “judgement” might be sales figures, today is the day that Android goes official. The T-Mobile G1 will be unveiled and hopefully a LOT of questions will be answered. You can view a live webcast of the press conference here: http://announcement.t-mobileg1.com/ Keep one eye on that and one eye on the conversation of ...

LIVE from NYC on 9/23

Sep 22nd - I’m typing this from NYC and I phandroid.com WILL be blogging live from the T-Mobile/Google/HTC/Android event, extravaganza, press conference or whatever else you want to call it. Bookmark it: http://phandroid.com/live We’ll also have coverage throughout the day of happenings, information, tidbits, pics, videos and all that good stuff. Feel free to leave comments if there ...

G1 Appears Momentarily on T-Mobile.com

Sep 19th - So all the curious name speculaters – including me – can now be pretty confident that the innaugural Android handset will be called the G1. A link to the G1 appeared momentarily on the T-Mobile website and linked to T-MobileG1.com… surely a sign of whats to come. Here is a screen shot from Engadget – ...

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What Will Be The Next Android Phone?

Sep 19th - How impatient us tech fans are… before the T-Mobile/HTC Dream/G1 is even announced, we’re all wondering what the NEXT android phone will be. In this case though, its warranted. Android transcends carriers, manufacturers and geography – thats half of the concept. So what WILL be the next Android phone? Elizabeth Woyke of Forbes.com wrote a ...

Android News Roundup

Sep 19th - Apologies for being absent since the T-Mobile announcement… I got Sara Palin’ed the morning after the big news and have spent the past two days covering my tracks (wiping computer, new passwords, etc…). I wanted to catch everyone up with a few interesting articles you may have missed while I was away. And if I ...

BREAKING: T-Mobile/Dream LIVE Event In NYC!!!

Sep 16th - T-Mobile has just announced that they WILL unveil the HTC Dream LIVE in New York City on September 23rd! Not only that, but phandroid.com will be there to cover the event! Product demonstations and hands-on opportunities will exist so make sure to stay GLUED to phandroid.com on the 23rd! We haven’t been this excited since ...

HTC Dream Demo Video!

Sep 16th - The HTC Dream got a surprise LIVE demo by the Google Boys themselves at Google Developer Day in London. While the branding is "covered" by masking tape, everything points to this being the latest and greatest video demo of the HTC Dream, complete with Android Version 1.0! Yummy. Very Yummy.