The Sense UI that debuted with the HTC Hero, bringing increased functionality to Android phones, has been hacked to work on the T-Mobile G1 and HTC Magic phones.
The port, which is apparently a slightly buggy version as it doesn't allow things like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection, was created by the XDA Developers Forum, which has been behind some of the biggest software cracks in the last few years.
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However, the move does mean Flash internet browsing will be available on older models, and lands a great blow on the iPhone with its persistent Flash-less-ness.
Given the greater processing power needed to work the Sense UI, which allows up to seven personalised home screen, the G1 apparently struggles slightly, but overall it does add a new level of Android goodness.
There's a rumour of a more refined version in the works, so if you hold your horses you can re-boot your legacy Android phone and imbue it with all sorts of cool new tools.
Via Engadget Mobile