A nice little Christmas treat for Vodafone owners of HTC's rather aged Magic Android smartphone - you can now download an update to Froyo, giving you an almost new phone again.
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I'm pretty sure there have been workarounds to get the HTC Sense UI onto the Magic Android handset, but HTC has just released an official version for Australian Magic owners.
Aussie tech journo, smartphone nut and one-time Giz AU guest editor Jenneth Orantia has written a superb guide to flashing the HTC Magic with the HTC Hero's ROM, so you can enjoy the the benefits of the new user interface without having to buy a whole new phone.
Not only does the T-Mobile G2/HTC Magic/Google Ion phone improve on original T-Mobile G1 in just about every way, it manages to do it while cutting down significantly on the size. The only thing it doesn't have going for it is a hardware keyboard.