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Old 10-01-2008, 12:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I understand you can upgrade the OS online now at the BB website. I was wondering how is this different than downloading the OS package and installing it via DM?
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The online upgrade will only install an OS that is released from your carrier. So if you wanted to install a newer OS from another carrier, you have to do it manually.
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Assuming you can do it online, is the process more convenient?
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Well, it didn't seem to work for a lot of people. I guess it would be convenient if you didn't know where to find your carrier's OS and didn't have DM installed.
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I don't know that it's more convenient or not. It is certainly simpler for those who are less technically savvy.
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