The BlackBerry Storm has some issues. It's been panned by many critics, and users alike for it's slow speed, buggy nature, and sub-par touchscreen. For a phone that was supposed to bring RIM back into the winner's circle, the Storm was pretty much a complete failure. Fortunately, it looks like RIM has fixed the major problems of the Storm, just in time to release the vastly superior Storm 2.
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If you're one of the folks who bought a Storm and immediately regretted it, you could be about to get restitution. PhoneArena reports that there is a firmware update en route to you right now. This update will make the Storm and Storm 2 "practically identical" when it comes to software.
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It's not quite as good as a credit or a free upgrade, but at least it's something. This update should enable flick scrolling, tabbed browsing, and threaded texting. Aside from WiFi, multitouch, those plastic buttons, and a sleeker frame, the Storm will now be identical to the Storm 2. What say you, Storm owners? Is a firmware update enough to earn your forgiveness?