Moments ago, we notified you about HTC working on getting the next generation Android 2.1 on HTC Hero. And now we have been notified by an anonymous tipster that the genius folks over at XDA have already managed to run a leaked copy of Android 2.1 OS on Hero, and it is now available for download on XDA-Developers forums. This Android 2.1 Rom for Hero comes with the newer version of HTC Sense UI, specially optimized to run this version of OS.
Folks over at XDA-Developers community has managed to extract and run Google Maps Navigation app on HTC T-Mobile G1. Google Maps with Navigation is exclusive to Motorola Droid phone on Verizon, which is powered by the latest Android 2.0 platform. Google Maps Navigation is a fully dedicated turn-by-turn GPS application, which is an integral part of Google Maps app on Verizon’s Droid phone. The app is completely aware of Live traffic feed, and is powered by plain English voice commands.