HTC Hero Owners On Sprint Awarded With Android 2.1 "Eclair" Update

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Sprint has gifted its HTC Hero owners the long-awaited Android 2.1 update, seven months after the first screenshots of a Hero running the faster, snazzier version showed up.

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It's being rolled out as we speak, giving full embellishments to the HTC Sense interface, voice recognition, a refreshed App Market, optimized virtual keyboard, improved Google Maps and Microsoft Exchange support—amongst other tidy smaller features. [Sprint via Electronista]

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frankurd
Arggh! there goes a...snake a snake!

Why is it so hard to roll out updates on all these devices? Can't they just have automated updates whenever a new version of Android is released?