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Old 03-12-2009, 10:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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just got my first BB Bold a week ago, very addicted

I have .126, im looking to upgrade, which version is better? I have been browsing around and saw .247, is it really good?

Sorry for a newbie question, what is OS stand for?
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Old 03-12-2009, 11:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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OS = Operating System, the operating software for your BB.

There are varying opinions about the OS upgrades. Most will say .237 is very solid.

It appears .247 may be just as good.

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Old 03-12-2009, 11:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have heard .237 is still the preffered OS by many
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Old 03-13-2009, 09:32 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 03-13-2009, 10:22 PM   #10 (permalink)
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thanks a lot for the info and warm welcome guyz! will hang out here often
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Old 03-14-2009, 11:14 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 03-30-2009, 10:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 04-02-2009, 03:33 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 04-04-2009, 01:30 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Welcome to BBForums szone. I guess the OS question has been answered. Enjoy your stay here.
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Welcome to the BBF, have a great stay!
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