Ok, after contemplating and nearly purchasing the hero, I decided it was just not reliable enough as I did not want to return it every phew months due to touch screen problems or any number of the many other faults it suffers from. So after doing some reading on the desire I have really liked what it offers and will probably purchase one this week. I have just a phew questions whose answers could even further convince me on my purchase. I just hope that some of you don't refuse to help me simply because I have been speaking against the "lets point out iphone faults" behavior. Help me if you will, if not then so be it. (Keeping in mind this will be bought unlocked and not through a carrier). 1. The apps2sd or what ever it is, unless rooting, this will only be available with the update right? 2. Speaking of the update, since I will not be on a carrier will I get the txt message when the update is available? Do I need to pay or is it free? 3. Rooting. is it worth it or should I wait for the update? Which is better? 4. Does anybody know of a dictionary app for android? I would like one similar to the app "dictionary" on my mac which has dictionary and thesaurus. I tried looking in the android market but apparently only a number are accessible on computer and the full range can only be found through the device. I do a lot of writing and I would LOVE if this were available! I would even pay the $29 that the iphone app store is selling it for. 5. This is in regard to ring tones. I am wondering if there is a way to cut or edit your own mp3s, so to speak, so that when it rings it plays not from the start but where you have chosen. (I think), I heard that the hero can do this or there is an app maybe? Any help greatly appreciated.