Cupcake update may be coming to the G1 Android device in April

Summary:I wrote a couple of times about the upcoming cupcake update for the T-Mobile G1 Google Android device and it now looks like this updated may be coming to us in April. According to Pocket-lint T-Mobile confirmed to them that the update is coming to G1 owners soon. There was no confirmation on the rumored G2 that may also be coming in April, but I will be at CTIA later this month and we may see more news about this non-keyboard device then.

I wrote a couple of times about the upcoming cupcake update for the T-Mobile G1 Google Android device and it now looks like this updated may be coming to us in April. According to Pocket-lint T-Mobile confirmed to them that the update is coming to G1 owners soon. There was no confirmation on the rumored G2 that may also be coming in April, but I will be at CTIA later this month and we may see more news about this non-keyboard device then.

Some aspects of the cupcake update include video recording, A2DP stereo Bluetooth, and voice recording capability. Hmm, you would think Apple could add these same things to the iPhone in an update too, huh? As I have also said though, without the ability to store apps on the microSD card the G1 is a bit of a toy to me that sees low memory warnings on a daily basis.

I am personally not interested at all in a G2 device without a keyboard as I find the keyboard to be very functional and one of the major selling points of the Android handset. Now, a Google Android device that looks like the HTC Touch HD is another story and one I would consider.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware, Wi-Fi

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Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned over 200 d... Full Bio

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