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Leaked Sprint HTC Hero Android 2.1 Update Surfaces, Sprint Reportedly Confirms It

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phirewire110, May 14, 2010.

  1. JerzyIroc

    JerzyIroc Member
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    -No Friendstream
    -No Live Wallpapers
    -No 3D Gallery
    -Not able to download Google Earth

    -Market place is updated
    -pinch to zoom is added

    -the "HTC Desire" wallpaper is added...though its not animated
    -Notice almost no lag when using the phone dialer

    -able to download the official twitter app...nice!
    -Voice search is improved
    -New app icons are added

    -Power control widget is added!
    -New navigator and maps is added!

    -Google Googles is available to download
    -Speech to text is pretty good...haven't used it that much so far
     
  2. shotgunfool

    shotgunfool Well-Known Member
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    Ill just stay with custom 2.1 rom then ;)

    can be doing without;
    No FriendstreamNo Live Wallpapers
    No 3D Gallery
    Not able to download Google Earth
     
  3. 68Novaman

    68Novaman Well-Known Member
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    How do I install the leaked update on my phone if I'm using a Mac?
     
  4. Phil37

    Phil37 Member
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    Any confirmed word on when Sprint will release 2.1?
     
  5. sevenpowers

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    Is this possible to do with Mac, also, can I take my Hero to a Sprint store and ask them to update?
    Thanks!
     
  6. Android_R

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    The release came out GR yesterday. I got the 2.1 update a couple days early on the leaked version and it's identical to the release from Sprint. It rocks but the lack of Live Wallpaper is seriously not cool. It's more than capable of running them. :/ I'll rock this update for a little while longer before rooting and going to "fresh" ROM.
     

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