1. fdb8231's Avatar
    Hi all. I have os from sprint on my phone. I keep seeing hybrid this hybrid that. Is there a hybrid better than that os i have. I have a 8330m. If so what are the upsides to it. What is better. Like faster browsing or something. Maybe better signal. lol that was a joke. Please help me with this. Thanks in advance
    01-23-10 02:51 PM
  2. Wuzz Ranger's Avatar
    Hybrid doesn't always mean better. Yes there are bugs/glitches in the hybrid OS' but that really isn't a bad thing. If your the type of person who likes to experiment with such things, then Hybrid's may be for you. Hybrid's can make certain functions and apps run smoother and faster. Yet it can make things crash as well. It's all up to you and everybody else who tries the hybrids to give us up to date information on what works and what doesn't. I'm on and I must say that I love it. I feel that my bb is a little bit faster in it's own way.

    Good Luck
    01-23-10 02:58 PM
  3. xliderider's Avatar
    RIM hasn't released an OS that is problem free, which is quite sad considering the 83XX series is over 2 years old, and they still haven't got it right.

    So, the hybrid builders mix and match files from various OS/devices to try and get either more speed/stability/features from their phone.

    If you can find a good hybrid it is IMO better than anything RIM has come up with, so far.

    Edit: In response to wuzzranger's reply, my reply is mainly toward the 4.5 hybrids, not the 5.0 hybrids.
    01-23-10 03:01 PM
  4. fdb8231's Avatar
    ty for your response. That is what i wanted to know is there a better one then what i have currently? I am willing to try something.
    01-23-10 03:04 PM
  5. fdb8231's Avatar
    I know with the M i can't do 5.0. But i see alot of 4.5 4.7 5.0 hybrids. Which is the best one to try? And if i don't like it i can always go back to my 4.5 correct?
    01-23-10 03:07 PM
  6. xliderider's Avatar
    I know with the M i can't do 5.0. But i see alot of 4.5 4.7 5.0 hybrids. Which is the best one to try? And if i don't like it i can always go back to my 4.5 correct?
    Yes, you can always go back to the 4.5 OS if you don't like the hybrid(s). Backup your BB, including third party apps before doing anything. I believe the hybrids are 4.5/4.6/5.0 not 4.7.
    01-23-10 03:14 PM
  7. fdb8231's Avatar
    You are correct. it is 4.6. Is there one better then the other? I know to back it up. I was looking for one to help speed up my browser
    01-23-10 03:24 PM
  8. xliderider's Avatar
    The hybrids with the fastest browers are ones based on or higher. Personally, I liked .169 and .170 the best.
    01-23-10 03:29 PM
  9. fdb8231's Avatar
    so do i have to change os to match one of those before downloading a hybrid?
    01-23-10 03:36 PM
  10. fdb8231's Avatar
    I thank you for taking time to help me. I see you on hundreds of threads and you are very helpful
    01-23-10 03:38 PM
  11. Gelladuga69's Avatar
    Are there any newer hybrids for the 8330m than this?:

    01-23-10 03:49 PM
  12. fdb8231's Avatar
    I'm not sure. Been looking for hybrid. Do i need to download different os b4 dowloading this hybrid? i have.175
    01-23-10 03:59 PM
  13. fdb8231's Avatar
    How is this one working for you Gelladuga?
    01-23-10 04:00 PM
  14. fdb8231's Avatar
    which link is the one i want to use there?
    01-23-10 04:04 PM
  15. Gelladuga69's Avatar
    Its good.
    Probably the newest hybrid to date for m.
    Its speeds up .175.
    About reports it as .181
    01-23-10 07:13 PM