I eventually plucked up the courage and rooted today. Not sure why I held out for so long, but there you go. I also did a full wipe then installed Revolution ROM. In for a penny..... Early signs are pretty good, with browsing seeming much more snappy, a few nice cosmetic features too (I like the overscroll effect and the improved battery level gauge) I've got a problem browsing over wifi at work (home is ok) so I will be interested if this makes any difference when I go in next week. I did a titanium backup, and my battery level dropped instantly from 50% to 17%!!! Not sure what was wrong there. Got it back on charge now so I'll have to keep an eye on that. I would like to thank ironass, syndey99 slug steslatt and others for all their help and comments on here, whithout which I would still be stuck in the doldrums of an Orange branded unrooted boy-in-man's-pants of a handset! Thinking I'll stick with Revolution for a while to see how it goes, but then give Sicopat's a go now i have the bug! By the way, there is a very nice full-circle battery gauge indicator available in Sicopat's Rom. Is there any way I can put this into Revolution? If so, where from and how please. Also, in Revolution, can you turn off the full battery beep notification, or do i still need to download a market app? Many thanks again to you all fellas!