Phil Nickinson

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Video hands-on: New HTC Sense ported to the Nexus One - with Flash (updated)

Video hands-on: New HTC Sense ported to the Nexus One - with Flash (updated)

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The rumors are true. Flash 10.1 is in the ROM that was ported from the HTC Desire to the Nexus One. And it works ... OK, it's not great. But remember that this is an unofficial ROM, and things are likely to change by the time we get Flash (and the new version of Sense) on U.S. phones. A full run-down of the new version of HTC's Sense is coming. In the meantime, here's a quick video look...

AC @ MWC: Hands-on with the Motorola Motoroi (XT720), Korea's first Android 2.0

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Here it is, folks. The Motorola Motoroi, aka the XT720, aka the first Android 2.0 device released for the Korean market. At first blush you get the feel that it's a kindler, gentler Droid without a keyboard. But get the XT720 in your hand and you find that they don't have the same feeling in the slightest. No sharp angles, and the bump on the side is hardly noticeable. The XT720 sports...