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    I must admit I was a little bit excited to see RIM making progress towards automatic updates. Reports from the forum show that the system works, but that no updates were available at this time. GSM phones received an update this week to 4.5 from Voda Austrailia and CDMA from Cellular South. If you aren't running 4.5 yet, what are you waiting for? Looking for an official update from ATT? Reports to us are saying it could be a few weeks, maybe close to their Bold launch?

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    Automatic updates?

    Ok I see that RIM is PLANNING on making automatic updates available. That rocks! The current manual process leaves a lot to be desired.

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    Yes, The plan is unveiling
    ..........SHAKE N BAKE..........

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    the main thing I question

    is will my old apps (like color pearl) work on my 8100 if I upgrade to 4.5?

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    Great recap....

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    Each Saturday morning I read:

    PinStack Week in Review: New Releases, Product Updates and MORE!

    Thanks cherrichiodo, for this great feature you write each week!

    Also I would like to acknowledge the fantastic work you do for PinStack in your ever increasing role here. I have observed your growth in terms of participation & exemplary contributions since I've been a member and wanted to personally Thank You!
    sent via BlackBerry

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    Waiting on that 9000 2....maybe the
    "The only person you are destined to be is the person you decide to be."

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    thanks archer! you're the best

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