Got my droid 1 about 6 months ago. Went through 2 updates to current 2.2. Don't rly notice any difference, performance wise. Cept for background icons disappearing and my battery dies so fast. Using a task killer seems to help quite a bit with battery life. So, I'm wondering why everyone says not to use them? I haven't rooted fyi, it's irritating to me that I have to mod my droid to get it to work well. Especially after 2 updates that have seemingly only made it worse. Not sure what to do at this point other than learn to live with it until I can upgrade to a droid 2 or x.