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Thread: Is The 3.0 Upgrade Worth It?

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    Smile Is The 3.0 Upgrade Worth It?
    I upgraded my 2G and then my 3G and being old (former programmer) it was stressful! Now the 3.0 upgrade is it worth it? I use T-mobile and wifi for everything and I am happy. Now comes this upgrade. Does this upgrade work with my Yellowsn0w phone, or is it still a problem? I have plenty of apps that work fine. But this is what I still want (need); to see video on Hulu, to keep Safari from shutting down prematurely, maybe a stronger phone signal and an easy sync with my computer.
    Again, is it worth it???

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    In my opinion, NO, it's not worth it. The only problem is that if you don't upgrade you won't be able to run a lot of the newer apps that are coming out. You definitely won't be able to run any of the GPS apps.

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    no not really, no real improvements from the previous firmware, although I find the search feature useful but you can get something similiar in cydia.

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    Hulu won't work because it needs Flash.
    Safari should be better but your signal strength might improve but might not.
    FW3.0 includes lots of extra features such as search , Cut & Paste and MMS and is a nicer experience. You could upgrade and use UltraSn0w but if you find it a pain to upgrade and are happy with what you have you don't need too.
    if you do upgrade you would need to do a clean install and not restore from a backup so it might be more hassle than it's worth to you.
    Personally I've upgraded and love FW 3.0.
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