OS 5.0 now available for Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530

Verizon Storm users have reason to celebrate tonight because they're part of a very special user base -- the first BlackBerry users to recieve BlackBerry OS 5.0. We've already gone over the benefits of OS 5.0 a whole bunch, so all there is left for us to do is tell you how to get the goods. Either fire up BlackBerry Desktop Manager for PC or Mac and accept the prompt to update your handheld, or visit www.verizonwireless.com/storm. We're just in the process of updating our 9530, but in the meantime, what does everyone that has it loaded up think? Has OS 5.0 made the first-gen Storm the phone it should have been one year ago, or is it just polishing a turd since the BlackBerry 9550 is just around the corner?

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