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Old 31-03-2008, 11:25 PM
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Firmware v21, worth it?

I came here and asked about v20 when I saw it was out and you guys were right. The update was a huge improvement. The question I have now is if updating to v21 is really worth it.

Any remarkable things?

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Old 31-03-2008, 11:38 PM
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Few bug fixes and the ability to be able to chop up videos for mms.

Other than that not rearlly
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Old 01-04-2008, 08:19 AM
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The big one is integrated Flash Lite in the browser so you can now watch YouTube clips from the YouTube page (and other similar flash content).
It is also supposedly more efficient on the battery.

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Nope. Not worth it to me, dont watch youtube on youtube or enhanced flash enough to warrant the upgrade and resetting. Have no issues with battery life (unless Im hardcoring the wifi) and really dont have any bugs in effect. I'll make 'do' with v20 for now till I probably chop the phone in for whatevers next?
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The big one is integrated Flash Lite in the browser so you can now watch YouTube clips from the YouTube page (and other similar flash content).
It is also supposedly more efficient on the battery.

Why is everyone so obsessed by watching youtube videos in the browser when there are things like EmTube that do it better?
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i just like the flash support in general.

i have noticed that my battery is now lasting a whole day and more without having to charge it.
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:30 AM
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Why is everyone so obsessed by watching youtube videos in the browser when there are things like EmTube that do it better?
Actually I was just giving that as an example. Most flash sites now work and that includes the BBC iPlayer!

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Check out this thread for related experiences.

http://www.n95users.com/forum/genera...-good-bad.html

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Hmm, no offense but that poll is a bit unbalanced. I'm sure very few people would be unhappy with v21. A more relevant question might be "Was it worth the time/effort of upgrading?"

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a 'bit' unbalanced?

GSi-R are you pimping AAS in your sig over at N95users??
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...and that includes the BBC iPlayer!
Oh, come on... barely. It still needs for the BBC Techs to make a specific version before it will be really watchable. I suspect that when they do that it will only work correctly with the new version. Until then, personally, I think the OP should stick with v20. I wish I had: would have saved me lots of work.

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Haha, fair point. Other flash sites now work though. On the effort side of things, I was able to restore a backup without any problems so that saved time. Without that, I agree it wouldn't be worth the effort though

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There appears to be nothing in it that would justify the monumental workload of reinstalling/reconfiguring everything.
I'd need an improvement of v.11 to v.20-esque proportions to contemplate that.
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Why is everyone so obsessed by watching youtube videos in the browser when there are things like EmTube that do it better?
Might help if they get a new version of Emtube that works.. :(

Youtube changed the links on their server and emtube is broken now.. sigh

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Thanks for your answers guys!

Has anyone experimented BT audio drops after the update?

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