Google Offers Unlocked G1 to Developers
Google has made an unlocked version of the HTC G1 available to registered Android developers for $399. This version of the G1, called the Android Dev Phone 1, is both SIM unlocked and bootloader unlocked, freeing it up for use on other networks and with customized versions of the Android operating system. In order to buy it, you must be a registered Android developer ($25 to sign up). Google makes it clear that this device is not intended for end users, but qualified developers can purchase it in the U.S., U.K., and 16 other international markets.
Google Releases 4th Dev Preview of Android N
Google today made Android N Developer Preview 4 available to developers and beta testers. Google says devices that are enrolled in the beta program should be able to update to the newest preview right away.
HTC's Unlocked 10 Snags Android 7 Update
HTC said the unlocked variant of its HTC 10 smartphone should receive Android 7 Nougat beginning today. The update is being pushed out over-the-air to the U.S.
Sony Ports Android M Preview to Some Xperia Phones
Sony today made it possible for developers to test Android M on some of its Xperia-branded smartphones. Google released the Android M Developer Preview in May.
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Google Makes Chrome Dev Channel Available to Android
Google has expanded the reach of the Chrome Dev channel to its Android mobile operating system. The Chrome Dev channel is not meant for general use by consumers; rather, it is intended for web developers seeking to test their sites against future versions of the Chrome browser.
theres got to be a way to unlock the G1 cause the company is doing it. if anyone figures it out, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes and I unlocked mine it cost like $24,00 and was a snap. I highly r...