by Michael Fisher | June 25, 2013 6:01 AM
The HTC Dream, also known as the T-Mobile G1, spearheaded Google's push into the smartphone space. It was the first commercially-available Android device, and there's no disputing that it changed the entire landscape of mobile communication. But it didn't always seem destined for success, especially considering its mushy keyboard, smallish screen, and that big honking chin. Like many trailblazing products, the G1 could have gone either way - and now it's time to examine just what drove it down the path to success. Also, for the first time ever on Pocketnow, we'll be doing that with the ...
by Michael Fisher | June 24, 2013 1:57 PM
Earlier this month, we brought you a sentimental look back at the little platform that couldn't with our Palm Pre unboxing. This week, the Pocketnow Throwback series continues with another pivotal device from smartphone history: the HTC Dream/HTC G1. This unique side-sliding QWERTY communicator was the first commercially-available device to run the then-new Android platform in the fall of 2008, and beneath its robust and utilitarian exterior lay hints of the greatness that was to come. We'll get into that in our full Throwback Review video, coming shortly. For now, tune in as we unbox what ...
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