Posts Tagged ‘T-Mobile’

Upgrading your UK T-Mobile Google G1 (HTC Dream) to Android 2.x

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

I’m currently developing a new project. Its a bluetooth enabled bracelet. I wanted to write an iPhone app to control it. However, much as I like my iPhone 4, Apple’s policy about locking the thing down sucks. So I then looked at writing an Android application for my G1. The problem with that is that bluetooth support only arrived in Android 2.0 and T-Mobile/HTC ceased upgrades at 1.6 on the G1. Since my G1 is two years old and out of contract I decided to be brave and upgrade it to Android 2.2. Note the G1 is called the HTC Dream in many markets.


Life with T-Mobile, a 3G Modem, and a G1

Monday, October 19th, 2009

A few months ago I bought a PAYG T-Mobile 3G USB dongle. I have to say it hasn’t been the smoothest ride ever. My good friend Sara, visiting the UK from the States, also got one recently to use while over here and she had even bigger problems than I did as it breaks Snow Leopard. (more…)