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  1. Jcarmicha

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    Been ages since I've done anything root related and my phone is showing that! I'm on a really old UD (Maybe 2.0-2.2?)

    Basically my phone has a lot of updates that won't download - Facebook, Google Maps, nonsense like that. I'm at a point where I need to upgrade to a different rom but I'm unsure what's even good at this point.

    I looked at the current UD and see that there's barely any themes (I like something nice looking - Not that I am dependent on this but it's a plus)

    I can't have anything that's going to mess with my GPS/ETC. I need a fully functional rom that is appealing to the eyes. Any ideas?
     

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    If you feel like living on the bleeding edge, check out hte GB based ROMs. If you want max functionality, check out the FroYo based ROMs.

    I had horrible issues with CM 6 (FroYo) but CM 7 (GB) works pretty well now. In terms of FroYo ROMs, I've heard really spectacular comments about MIUI and the one by Eagle1967 (forgot name). I ran Liquid's FroYo for a long time as well, it looked sharp with the right theme installed.

    In terms of GB, well, I honestly recommend CM 7 over all the others.
     
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    I would assume that I'm looking for something Froyo based then. Although I absolutely LOVE [THREAD] T-Mobile Theme Chooser For CM7 (UPDATED :03/23/11) - xda-developers the themes listed there and I'm assuming that's only with CM7?

    I've been told to check out Sourcery - Seems to have what I'm looking for in Max Functionality, Theme options, LED options. Anyone use it before?
     
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    That's the one whose name I couldn't remember lol. So, yeah.

    And yes, that theme chooser is for cm7.

    I will say, though, that you really should give cm7 a shot at least for a couple of days. I'm so addicted that I've not tried another rom in almost 6 months...and I was a rom flashing freak for a while there.
     
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    I'm worried about CM7 as CM didn't like my phone previously. I'd drop calls quite often and a lot of calls didn't even come through.
     
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    I'll second CM7.0.3. Gotta love the theme choser, change a theme on the fly and the choices keep growing and growing and can even be downloaded in the market. It _might_ take a bit of tweaking to get it smooth and BT voice confirmation needs a fix to work, but said fix breaks DSP.
     

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