Google Navigation Available on the G1

Well, it’s almost the update we’ve been waiting for…Google Navigation on the G1.  We’ve been hoping for Android 2.0, but hey, Navigation has been the major Wow Factor, and we’ve wanted it. Visit the Marketplace and download the update to Google Maps.  When requesting directions through Google Maps on your Android phone, simply click Navigation and Whammo!  GPS navigation just like the big boys but for...

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Google Skymap for Android Based Phones

When I found SkyMap, I thought it was the coolest thing. The only problem was that the week that I downloaded and installed the app (for free), it was overcast and precipitating. The application makes use of the compass, GPS, date and time, and phone oreintation. Below is a video from Google about SkyMap. I didn’t know until I saw the video that the application came from Google. An absolutely brilliant application and one more...

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Great Applications for the G1 Android Phone

There are some pretty cool applications for the G1. ShopSavvy An incredible application.  It’s so fun to scan items in the store and find them cheaper somewhere else or on Amazon.com. If you want to see prices more quickly, turn off the location finder in the application.  That way the app doesn’t have to find out where you are and get local prices. Power Manager Great for saving battery power.  I highly recommend it....

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G1 won’t turn on and LED light won’t show when phone is charging
Feb10

G1 won’t turn on and LED light won’t show when phone is charging

The excitement of having a G1 Android phone from T-mobile came crashing down when I pulled out my phone and saw that it wouldn’t turn on.  I thought that the battery must have run out but it was odd because I thought the battery had plenty of charge left in it. I plugged in the phone and to my horror found that the LED light wouldn’t turn on.  Sick to my stomach I searched the net and found a few people suggested charging...

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G1 Android phone with T-mobile – Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Jan28

G1 Android phone with T-mobile – Tips and Tricks for Beginners

I put off getting a smart phone for as long as I could until the “real” phone came along with features I had been waiting for.  A big fan of Google, I was excited to buy the G1 phone; however, the instructions that came with the phone had only a few steps to getting started, the rest was left to guess work and Internet searches. Improving Battery Life: Charging the G1 Battery – There’s lots of talk all over the...

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