OS 188.8.131.52 For The BlackBerry Storm 9530 Leaked by Robb Dunewood | Jan 12, 2009 | BlackBerry | 13 comments BlackBerry OS 184.108.40.206 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530 has been leaked. This is not an official release from Verizon so install at your own risk. You can download BB OS 220.127.116.11 here. [Source] Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related 13 Comments Richard Ward on January 12, 2009 at 1:39 am Does this include the secret iPhone “killing” software that makes it worth switching to Verizon? No? That’s too bad. Reply Kilt It on January 12, 2009 at 6:59 am I have an iPhone 3G for personal use and a Blackberry Storm that I just got for work so I am about to give you guys the honest truth. The BlackBerry beats the iPhone when it comes to typing, email, and has a little bit better coverage than the iPhone. The iPhone beats the BlackBerry in every other conceivable way, less not having landscape mode typing and an SD slot. The thing is, the Blackberrys superior email is enough to almost make you get it if you mostly use it for work. If I weren’t on a family plan with AT&T that I am only 6 months into, I would seriously consider keeping my Storm since it is provided by work and just buying an iPod Touch. Reply Kells on January 12, 2009 at 7:43 am @Kilt It, This is exactly what I have done. Does anyone know what the new OS does over 18.104.22.168? Reply crazylegs on January 12, 2009 at 10:10 am I installed .85 over the weekend and I give it a B+. I can’t tell you what particular bugs have or haven’t been fixed but it is better than .75. It still isn’t as speedy and responsive as I would like…maybe .86 is even better? Reply Robb Dunewood on January 12, 2009 at 10:41 am I just installed it. I haven’t notice any big differences over .85, however, I haven’t put it through the paces yet. @kilt it and kells, I hear that many BlackBerry Storm users and BlackBerry users in general are going with a BlackBerry and an iPod. This is what I do. I am big fan of the BlackBerry but think that calling the media player in the Storm second rate, would be an insult to second rate MP3 players. Reply Thought on January 12, 2009 at 8:52 pm Palm just showed a new device and it is getting rave reviews. Now if Palm, given up for dead and with far less resources than RIM, can come up with a new touchscreen device and get the software right, then why couldn’t RIM? It’s one thing to be outdone by Apple on a touchscreen device…but to be outdone by Palm…that’s embarrassing. Reply J on January 13, 2009 at 10:41 am Let’s not jump to conclusions about how Palm’s device will be. This device is no where near market ready and I would encourage you to approach this device with skeptisism. A completely new OS running on a completely new piece of hardware opens the door for significant challenges. Let’s not grant Palm any higher status just becaues their new phone “demo’s” well. Wait untill it comes out and we see some real reviews. Personally I love my storm and the latest .86 update is running fantastic for me. Reply h on January 13, 2009 at 2:11 pm J. Can u explain why the new software is running fantastic for you.what’s better? Reply J on January 13, 2009 at 3:45 pm I was on .83 and was having significant problems with the device locking up for several seconds. Regardless of the app, a few times a day it would hang and become unresponsive for about 10 seconds. I haven’t seen this at all since applying .86. The camera also seems more responsive since the update and I no longer get the Media Card Inserted message that I was getting quite freqnently on .83. I haven’t performed any technical benchmarks by any means but given limited anexdotal evidence, .86 seems to perform quite a bit better than .83. Reply skyrivertech on January 19, 2009 at 9:05 am Awesome. I love storm but want to eval an phone. I will apply the new beta os today. Keep on stormin ! Reply Cstar on January 20, 2009 at 10:35 am I am currently running .86 and it has made the phone much faster than .75 I didn’t load 85 because of various issues that I had read about but 86 seems to be running great for me. The overall responsiveness of the Storm is faster with improved accelerometer performance. I have noticed that the voice recorder doesnt save properly. Other than that, the Storm running on 86 is a must download until the official update comes out in the next couple of weeks. Reply Jake on January 22, 2009 at 2:39 pm Im currently running my BB Storm out of the box, with .75. I do see several quirks that need to be fixed, but my question is, is does anyone know when Verizon and RIM will be putting out another OS update???? Reply Henry on January 23, 2009 at 10:33 pm I called Verizon today and asked them why the are so slow bringing out a new os….again no answer besides we have to test it first….ok we are running .75 and .90 is out allready ….i dont know here we are having the top of the line blackberry and dont get any support from verizon. Is any one running the .90 on a verizon storm or is europe only using this? Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.