Waiting For Donut

Google are naming versions of Android after cakes. My G1 is currently running version 1.5 – or Cupcake – and apparently version 1.6 – Donut[1] – is imminent. Every morning when I turn my phone on I’m hopeful it will tell me that an over the air update is available. Every day, so far, I’ve […]

Headphones on the G1

[This is here as a public service to other frustrated G1 owners] In December, when I wrote about my first impressions of the G1, one of my biggest complaints was that it had a completely non-standard socket for headphones. It came with a set of headphones which fitted the socket, but they were some of […]

Google Phone – First Impressions

I’ve now had my G1 for almost a week, so it’s time to share some first impressions. The executive summary is that I’m really rather happy with the phone. There’s one small niggle problem and one huge “what the bloody hell were they thinking” issue. Good things first. The phone works well and does pretty […]

Right Hand Meet Left Hand

My quest for a Nokia E71 has come to an end. It hasn’t been a success. I’ve been trying to buy one for some weeks. I wanted to get one from O2 (my current phone company) as being an existing customer has some small advantages (even if it’s only a few free texts each month). […]