Some US Android Handsets Miss Out On HTC Sense UI

The hot new Sense UI won’t be making it to your T-Mobile G1 or Vodafone Magic due to one major snag – the same licensing terms that restricted HTC from putting its Microsoft Exchange client as well as other tweaks on “with Google” branded phones. This would include handsets sold by T-Mobile USA and Vodafone. Of course, you can always overcome this hurdle by picking up “baked” ROMs, but woe to you if that happens to brick your handset since they were not officially recognized by the cellphone manufacturer in the first place. Guess we’ll just have to wait for the official HTC Hero to arrive on our doorsteps if we want to take advantage of this spanking new user interface.

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