To Gingerbread Or Not To Gingerbread?

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  1. PhotoMaster

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    Sadly Clockwork Recovery is only available for rooted phones.
     
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    Two of my nephews are both running GB on their DX's without a glitch. With the urging of them both, I bit the bullet and installed GB.

    When I first turned it on, I noticed some of my icons were missing. The icons that were there were just folders with gears. They still launched the programs, but the icons were missing. I dragged the icons to the trash and re-placed the icons on the page and they were fine after that.

    The program that I secifically wanted to run, MobiUcare, runs the same with GB as it did in Froyo. The locating function is iffy and the camera function is a no go. MobiUcare doesn't respond to help requests.

    So far so good with GB. Will post issues as they arise.
     
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    Oddly enough, my battery seems to run down quicker with GB and occasionally I'll get restarts. Otherwise, GB seems great.

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    SBFing does not require you to be rooted. It takes the phone completely to the out of box state. If you don't like GB, you can go back to Froyo.

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    I installed GB and ended up having to get a replacement phone. The replacement seems to be working but all my apps weren't transferred over. So now I'm heading to Verizon after work to get my apps back! I just got the replacement today and it was already upgraded so not sure if there will be bugs or not.
     
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    The restarts is a bug that bites random phones. My phone has rebooted a couple of times when streaming music from Amzon MP3.

    For the battery, give it a couple of days. Let your phone battery run out until it shuts off on its own, then fully charge it back to 100% without interuption, and leave it plugged in for about 30 minutes after it hits 100%. Do this twice and you should start getting mucg better battery life out of GB than you did on Froyo.
     
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    Certainly will try it. It's.easy enough to do. Thanks muchly.

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    I vote Not to Gingerbread
     
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    Your loss :0

    From my Self-Aware Droid 2 APEX GB v2.0
     
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    Yeah Im losing out on bricking my phone, my LEDS not working, keyboard issues, music playback, wifi, phone shutting off, battery drain, gps, texting problems, etc.

    No thanx
     
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    I have none of those issues. My phone screams. I realized that each phone and cpu is unique and instead of getting freaked by other posts, i decided to try it. So happy I did. I actually had more issues with froyo, seriously. I assumed you tried it for yourself and your phone didn't like it for some reason. Thats too bad. For anyone on the fence though, you'll never know till you try it. It is great

    From my Self-Aware Droid 2 APEX GB v2.0
     
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    I love the OS of GB. It is much faster than froyo. Nicer to look at too. A couple minor things to figure out. Overall, I'm glad I did try GB.

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