T-Mobile's G1 emulator
is online, and playing with it is just like messing around with the
not-yet-available HTC H1 Android phone. Except for the phone part.
emulator is pretty cool, and honestly got me a little more jazzed to
try out a G1 in person. Don't get me wrong, I was jazzed already - but
the emulator made me forget about the phone's perceived hardware
shortcomings and instead focus on the Android user experience, which
seems pretty cool. I'm liking the whole window shade thing, and eager
to try out the browser and GPS-related functions for real. And Kudos
for Google and T-Mo for making some of the emulator's hardware buttons
functional as well as the touchscreen.
Oh, and Bob,
apparently there will be "dire" consequences to face if you miss that
board meeting on Friday the 13th. Or at least the fake Email on your
fake G1 says so. Too bad that got leaked to the Web, huh?
Also, the emulator is an Adobe Flash app. So no, you can't play with it on your iPhone :-P