T-Mobile: Android 1.6 'Donut' Roll-Out Official
Today T-Mobile confirmed that the rollout of Android 1.6 — aka, Donut — to T-Mobile's G1 and myTouch 3G customers is now underway. The over-the-air update will be delivered to all T-Mobile G1 and T-Mobile myTouch 3G customers in the coming days. Android 1.6 brings several new features to the Android platform, including a new version of the Android Market and a re-worked the search function, including the ability to search phone systems such as the browser bookmarks and history, contacts, and the Web from the desktop.
Google's Allo Messaging App Lands On the Web, Sort Of
Google today brought its assistant-backed Allo messaging application to the web. Allo on the web requires Google's Chrome browser and can only interact with Allo on Android smartphones for now (iPhone support is coming later.) Google says Allo web access requires the latest version of the mobile Allo app on your handset in order to function.
Samsung Makes Its Internet Browser Available to Most Android Phones
Samsung has made a version of its mobile browser available to non-Samsung handsets. The company has been beta testing Samsung Internet Browser on Nexus and Pixel phones since April.
Skype Overhauls Android and iOS Mobile Apps
Skype today released Skype version 6.0 for Android and iOS, which completely redesigns the apps to make them more natural and intuitive. Skype 6.0 for Android tackles Material Design to give it a more native look; adds a floating action button for starting new conversations/calls; upgrades contacts search; and speeds up inbox management thanks to clearer read/unread indicators.
Instagram Improves Trend and Search Features
Instagram today revealed a new version of its mobile app that introduces two significant changes. First, Instagram has reimagined the "explore" function to better reflect trending stories, conversations, and news.
will rooted devices get update?
I had my G1 running the same software, not wanting to lose my connection I unwillingly went back to 1.5 on the cyan...
I'm gonna call her at her lunch break and tell her the "Good News!"
To be a bit off topic I was hoping that the CyanogenMod Cease and Desist order would pop up on here under n...
Can you get the update via wifi...