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Visa plans mobile banking application to Android and Nokia handset

Visa Inc is working on a mobile banking application for Google Android based smartphones (including the new T-Mobile G1) and Nokia phones.

The application will offer alerts, special offers, and ATM and merchant location servicesdirectly on cell phones.

Visa said that for the first few months, the application will be available just to Android phone users who also have Visa cards issued by JPMorgan Chase banks. It plans to open the application to other banks in 2009.

T-Mobile Limited HTC G1 to 1GB of Data Transfer per Month

T-Mobile Limited HTC G1 to 1GB of Data Transfer per Month

T-Mobile announced that the HTC G1’s subscribers would be able to have unlimited data transfer for just $35 per month on Tuesday, September 23, just after the release of Google’s Android Phone. However, according to a later post on the official website, subscribers would be limited to only 1GB of data transfer per month. On Thursday, T-Mobile said that the data limit policy had been removed.

What T-Mobile will announce next is anybody’s guess.

T-Mobile HTC G1 (Dream) Full Specifications

T-Mobile HTC G1 (Dream) Full Specifications

. Qualcomm MSM7210A running @ 528 MHz
. 256MB ROM / 192MB RAM
. Quad-band (850/900/1800/1900Mhz) GSM/GPRS/EDGE
. Dual-band (1700/2100Mhz) UMTS/HSDPA (3G)
. Full HSPA support – 7.2Mbps HSDPA (downstream) and 2Mbps HSUPA (upstream)
. WiFi 802.11 b/g
. Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
. GPS capabilities
. Display: 3.2-inch touchscreen @ 320 x 480 (HVGA) resolution
. 3-megapixel camera with photo-sharing (geo-tagging) capabilities
. myFaves-enabled
. Voice recognition, voice dialing and speakerphone
. Intuitive user interface and hinged touch screen that slides open to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard
. Convenient trackball for one-handed navigation
. Full Cut-and-Paste functionality
. Full HTML Web browser (”Chrome Lite”) with zoom function that expands any page section by simply tapping on the screen
. One-click contextual search to instantly find relevant information with a touch of a finger in any application
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HTC T-Mobile G1 Hands-on Photos and Videos

HTC T-Mobile G1 Hands-on Photos and Videos

T-Mobile and Google today announced the launch of the world’s first Android-powered smartphone: T-Mobile G1.

Here are some Hands-on photos of the very first Android-powered handset provided by Mobileburn:
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T-Mobile G1 Specifications

T-Mobile G1 Specifications

T-Mobile, along with HTC and Google, announced the official launch of the T-Mobile G1, the first Android OS based smartphone, at a press event in New York today.

T-Mobile G1’s Specifications:
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T-Mobile Officially Unveils the Android-Powered Phone T-Mobile G1

T-Mobile G1 Specifications

T-Mobile and Google today announced the launch of the world’s first Android-powered mobile phone: T-Mobile G1. Available soon only for T-Mobile customers spanning two continents, the T-Mobile G1 combines full touch-screen functionality, a trackball for one-handed navigation, a QWERTY keyboard, plus access to mobile Web applications like Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps Street View and more.

T-Mobile G1 brings the following features: 3G (with dual-band UMTS), quad-band GSM support, Wi-Fi, GPS functionality, Bluetooth, e-mail support (Gmail as well as other POP3 and IMAP e-mail services), multimedia messaging, instant messaging (with Google Talk as an option of course), a full HTML browser, a 3-megapixel camera, the ability to multitask, a music player with access to the Amazon MP3 store, one-click contextual search.
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HTC Dream Google Phone Out in the Sun

HTC Dream Google Phone Out in the Sun

Google phone (aka HTC Dream or HTC G1), the first Android-powered device has recently appeared in a set of live images, caressed by sun.

A few days ago, the G-phone was (sort of) confirmed to be released by T-Mobile USA, presumably on September 23. Also presumably, the Android handset will only cost 199 bucks, together with a contract agreement for two years.

While until now we only saw the black HTC Dream / HTC G1, the new images show it dressed in the purest possible white.
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T-Mobile G1 Android Smartphone Available on September 23rd

T-Mobile G1 Android Smartphone Available on September 23rd

T-Mobile will officially launch its new Google Android OS based smartphone in New York City on September 23rd. There are not a lot of specifics about the smartphone now.

HTC’s Android: HTC Dream (or G1)

HTC's Android: HTC Dream (or G1)

HTC Dream (or G1), the handset that runs on Google’s Android platform, is prepared by T-Mobile for a US release. A full list with its specs has showed up on the Web:
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Android-Powered HTC via T-Mobile

Android-Powered HTC via T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA will release an Android-Powered HTC this fall, probably under the name HTC Dream or HTC G1.

Google’s Android mobile platform was officially announced quite some time ago, but there’s still no Android-powered handset yet. According to The New York Times, T-Mobile will be the world’s first mobile carrier to offer a mobile phone that runs on Android.

According to the Unofficial T-Mobile blog, the handset will will feature 3G connectivity and a 3 Megapixel camera, with a retail price for only $399.
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