Earlier in the week, I started watching the progress of a Sense UI build for the Nexus One. Since the ROM is still in an alpha state, I’m holding off from installing it on my handset. For now, I’m happy just to have an important bit from it — the HTC Sense keyboard, which received four updates in the past few days.
Paul at Modaco keeps churning and burning to make the HTC Desire ROM usable on the Nexus One, but some handset owners are happy to try the early builds. I guess some folks just have to have Adobe Flash in their pocket — how else could you explain this video of Farmville on the Nexus One? The game requires a fair amount of resizing and scrolling, but it seems to run quite well. I’ll attribute that to the powerhouse processor in the Nexus One.
There’s so much more to see than just Flash support though, so we’ll make this a double-feature. One risk taker with a Nexus One shows off most of the HTC applications and they’re running silky smooth in this video. After a solid month, I’m pretty comfortable with the native Google apps, but I’ll admit that HTC brings a much-needed shine to many of the software bits. I’m still waiting until the ROM is at least in a beta, though. ;)
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