Beta operating systems are not officially released for good reason: They're often full of bugs and could potentially void your warranty or worse, render your Black Berry unusable.
(Read, "How to Reload the Operating System on a Nuked Black Berry," if you ever find yourself with a bricked 'Berry.
Research in Motion has released an operating system upgrade for Verizon’s version of the original Black Berry Storm.
Thankfully Vodafone Germany has stepped up to the plate and has officially released a software update for the 9500.
Reported to improve accelerometer lag and touchscreen accuracy among other things, OS 18.104.22.168 is sure to make many disgruntled European Storm users happy.
Mac users beware: RIM doesn't currently offer the Black Berry Desktop Manager software for Apple computers; however, industrious Mac owners running Parallels and who have a copy of Windows have been able to upgrade their Black Berrys via Macs, though the process can be a bit clumsy.
If you've got all the necessary tools listed above, the Black Berry OS install process should be a breeze. First things first, you'll want to download the new Black Berry OS and save it to your PC.
Looks like they changed it to be Monday instead of Sunday..which does make sense. It looks like OS 5.0, version 22.214.171.1248 to be exact, will be rolled out to Black Berry Storm 9530 owners next week!
Another image below looks at some of the VZW training materials.
Keeping up to date with the newest operating system (OS) software for your smartphone ensures that you have access to all the latest and greatest features and performance tweaks.
With the official release of Black Berry OS v4.5 on the horizon—various beta, or test, versions of the software are already bouncing around the Web—we thought this would be a great time for a Black Berry OS tutorial.
You can also employ the Help Me screen shortcut to determine your current OS version by hitting ALT, SHIFT and the letter H.