There's a reason old hardware doesn't get new software upgrades. Like the iPhone 3G's iOS 4 update, this unofficial Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Android phone that started it all, is, well... crippling.
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The last time we heard about the antiqued G1 being loaded with 2.1 it turned out to be fake, so we're not holding our breath now. Nonetheless, AndroidSpin user Drizzy is claiming success, with the ROM on its way.
So you bought the Android-debuting G1, but the experience has grown a bit stale? One guy ported Motorola's Blur UI from the Cliq, complete with all the social networking widgets. Hopefully he'll share the love soon.
Some solid unofficial Facebook apps have cropped up for Android lately, but it looks like they're going to be displaced by an official app as soon as this week. It's going to be different than the iPhone one.
HTC's been known to slap a polished finish on an existing smartphone OS, first with WinMo's TouchFlo and now Android's Sense. But fret not, HTC G1 and/or Magic/MyTouch owners: HTC's CEO hinted that Sense is coming to existing Android phones.
T-Mobile's next gen T1 Android phone—Samsung's Bigfoot—looks like it features AMOLED and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and will actually be available sooner than we thought.
A bunch of people running the UK version of Cupcake on their US phones are getting some kind of Cupcake update right now, though no one's sure what it does. Could Cupcake hit sooner than next week for everybody else?
G1 owners: Some people got it already, but expect the Cupcake general public rollout to officially start next Tuesday. According to one reliable source, that will be C-Day. This goes along with T-Mobile's previous statement about the delivery of Android's new version: