[ILUG] [OT] HTC Hero / Android
gary.boland at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 23:58:06 GMT 2010
+1 on the nexus, its a great every day phone and indeed mp3 player (32gb
micro sd cards now available)
On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 5:34 PM, John P. Looney <valen at tuatha.org> wrote:
> I missed this one...
> The Hero is OK, but it's very old hardware. Seriously. Don't. It's similar
> to the G1, with a little more ram & flash. When I got my Nexus One, it felt
> like "Aaaah, *thats* what a phone is supposed to feel like".
> It's kinda sick to have 512MB of RAM and a 1Ghz processor with a large
> cache, but ... yeah. It works really well for a java-based OS. Android 2.1
> is *nearly* ready - the betas I'm playing with are pretty stable now. That
> likely means a bunch of companies are going to start releasing new phones
> soon as it's done.
> It's also worth mentioning that the Hero isn't an open phone - you can't
> flash your own OS to it. You can with a G1Dev and a NexusOne, and some
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