Yeah, there are some nice updates with 2.2. Such as the new security feature, full Flash support as well as the ability to store apps on the media card.
It's a matter of preference, as you've stated. It took me a while to get used to the touch screen and typing on the Evo, and I wanted to run back to the BB, but I held it out and I am happy with my choice. However, I do still carry a BB around for work, so I think that helps as well.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
When you take things for granted, the things you are granted, get taken.
Even a mosquito doesn't get a pat on the back until it starts to work.
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
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