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Some minor annoyances


Jul 3, 2009, 4:55 PM
1. Programs take 5 - 7 seconds to load
2. Accelerometer stopped working, had to do a battery pull (a la Blackberry) to get it started again
3. Some system sounds stop playing (like the one when you close a card)

All these are software related, and hopefully will be fixed with the next OS update.

Aug 24, 2009, 12:32 PM
Well, even after the last OS update, most apps still take 5-7 seconds to load. I was able to fix the accelerometer and system sounds by rebooting.

New annoyances:

More homebrew apps available than app store apps (154 vs 41 as of this posing)

Phone shuts off sometimes when slider is opened, apparently this is a known issue and Palm has corrected it with newer product runs.

Battery life is very short, again a well known issue

Ringtones and alert tones are quiet, even after boosing the volume using an MP3 editor. And, you still cannot assign different tones to different types of alerts.

No Outlook sync using the USB cable, and Pocket Mirror is now fee based. I have moved my contacts to my Google account so Synergy updates t...

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