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Old 07-31-2009, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got a bold as a replacment for my old phone. it came with os v4.6.0.167(platform 4.0.0.217), what are the benefits of switching to a new os? what os would you recommend and why
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Maybe no benefit. Heck it may make your phone worse. The intent is to make the system run better, address bugs etc.
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In the latest OS, it gives you the option to switch between 3G and 2G Only.
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Because you'll have a dong load more application memory!
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2G/3G option can be helpful in certain circumstances.

My work just got a dozen free BB's from RIM, I'll be making sure they're up to date with the latest OS
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Old 07-31-2009, 05:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Better battery life in most cases, stability as well, even faster boot time (from a battery pull).
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Although as a general rule if you have a later update and am satisfied, its okay to leave things alone.
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If you have the newest version, you're cool! LoL
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Old 08-03-2009, 12:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I always go by the old adage - if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Meaning, if the device does what you want it to do and how you want it do it, then no need to mess with it.
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