We told you about the WSJ sources revealing that T-Mobile will unveil the carrier's second Android-powered phone next week. Well, the folks at Engadget has confirmed the launch of the next T-Mobile Android phone through the carrier's spokesperson. According to the spokesperson, "Next week, T-Mobile will share more details about its next Android-powered phone, the follow-on device to the T-Mobile G1 with Google." The T-Mobile myTouch 3G is the best candidate for the carrier's second Android phone.
Live photos and the box of the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G have already surfaced on the web, hinting that an announcement is imminent. Wall Street Journal sources have also confirmed the rumors that T-Mobile will release it's second Android-based Smartphone soon. According to WSJ sources, the T-Mobile myTouch 3G will be officially announced next week.
NEXT SIX MONTHS FOR VERIZON = AWESOME, ACCORDING TO CEO. NEW STORM, TOUR, AND OTHERS RELEASED IN TIMEFRAMESubmitted by JBlock on Sun, 06/14/2009 - 02:26.
Verizon (or more accurately, their CEO) is hyping up the next six months of his network. Find out more after the jump.
Google has made some improvements in Gmail for the G1 and iPhone. The first improvement is a quicker reaction with email address auto completetion, resulting in less typing before finding the contact you desire to email. The next improvement is for the T-Mobile G1 Android device that have a physical keyboard. Devices such as the G1 can now use keyboard shortcuts similar to those used with Gmail on a desktop computer. Users can now hit 'n' to move to the next conversation or 'u' to return to their inbox.
Taiwanese mobile phone debonaires HTC appear to be throwing some sort of soirée in London on the 24th of June...
The mobile phone community is already aware that T-Mobile is planning to release multiple Google Android phones in 2009. However, T-Mobile has not released any Android-based handsets on the first five months of the year. Fortunately, T-Mobile CTO Cole Brodman has given us a clue on the arrival of the company's next Android phone. Brodman indicated in an interview with Mocco News that the "follow-up device to the T-Mobile G1 will be out in early summer and details of the release would come later this month."
Brodman also nidicated that this upcoming smartphone will run Android 1.5. He also stated that, "We'll have multiple new Android devices—from multiple partners—this year."
Cupcake is finally available over the air on T-Mobile G1 devices. Messages are flooding TMo forums with reports of Android 1.5 updates. These updates are being delivered per IMEI number according to TMo reps. G1 owners across the country in Seattle, York, Pennslyvania, Orlando, Twin Cities, Minnesota, D.C., Alabama, and Utah have all received the update. Some users are reporting unknowingly receiving the update, and only after checking their settings see that they have received Cupcake...so if you think you haven't received the update check your phone again because your G1 might have been frosted and sprinkled. Go to settings>about phone>system update and click 'check for update' to see if you've got it. According to reps from TMo, all users should have Cupcake by the end of the week. Click here for to find out about some of the updates.