Gingerbread!

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  1. Aimperial

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    Anyone else get the Gingerbread update on their Fasinate?

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    Actually just randomly checked for updates a bit ago and was pleasantly shocked to see it on there. Had no idea we would even see gingerbread on here. Working good so far

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    Well, thought all was well....... Until my phone decides to reboot itself randomly. This could be a major problem!

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    Just learned from my resident Mobile expert, that we have to do a hard reset after this update. Backup what you can to the soldiers sd card first.

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    Just installed Gingerbread and I didn't think there would be much of a change but it blew me away. The Fascinate is now running smoother than ever. No lag or freezing and just to make sure it was not my inagination I ran a benchmark and it is about 40% faster.

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    Agreed, its working very well so far. I just don't like the new keyboard but that's something that could easily be changed. Good to see samsung still giving some love to the fascinate

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    Has anyone else had the random reboot? Happened once yesterday, tried a hard reset. Phone would just freeze up, had to do a battery pull just to get out of that mode. So far so good, it is faster & smoother. Hope it stays this way, don't want to attempt a reset again.

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    Wow i didn't expect that to happen. Oh well I had gingerbread 2 months ago(JTs vanilla gb v8.1) and now in rocking ICS! Its freaking amazing. Fast, light, beautiful and more functional than ever. I gave up on Sammy 7 months ago and I'm not looking back. Check these out...

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    I am curious tho. Can someone post sum screenshots of their homescreens on gingerbread? I would like to see what Sammy did with gingerbread. And if your rooted there's some links and instructions to ice cream sandwich in the development section.

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    I can't seem to find anything different on the home screen, but they did change the font and size of all the stuff in the top screen (signal, battery, 3g...). Also the functions in the notification bar look different. I also noticed swiping screens is much much smoother, which is why I used a different launcher in the first place.

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    I seem to have the problem as well now. This is about the 4th time in the past few days it randomly reboots.
     
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    I love the new update! Before my phone was acting weird but now its great! I did like the old android keyboard, though.
    I like the new notification bar colors!

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