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    Theme Memory usage and Processor Power question

    Does a theme slow down the phone's crispness or take up Ram?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Marathon14 View Post
    Does a theme slow down the phone's crispness or take up Ram?
    I would say yes to both. Anything you install on your phone takes up space. But, a lot of themes have minimal effects to the speed and have a better user interface, that the loss in speed is outweighed by the more usability of the phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shanepark2 View Post
    I would say yes to both. Anything you install on your phone takes up space. But, a lot of themes have minimal effects to the speed and have a better user interface, that the loss in speed is outweighed by the more usability of the phone.
    Thanks Shanepark2. Do you recommend any Light ones that are flexible as well?

    I have tried Blue 2 redberry and fonts are a bit to small for me and crystal clear is just not my style.

    TIA!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marathon14 View Post
    Thanks Shanepark2. Do you recommend any Light ones that are flexible as well?

    I have tried Blue 2 redberry and fonts are a bit to small for me and crystal clear is just not my style.

    TIA!
    I've tried quite a few. Right now I have Caligraphy, by Philster9 found HERE
    I also just loaded 2 from one of our BBOS'ers Natemz. Found HERE. They seem very light on the phone and he has 6 different colors to chose.

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    Thanks,

    Will give them a try!!!

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    The Caligraphy, by Philster9 is a little heavy, but I just like the look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pain Producer View Post
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    It is cool but slowed down system for me.

    I really like Blue 2 redberry. Fonts wont change on that one though.

    Off to search for some more light ones if anyone has any suggestions.
    It seems most important for me that the theme not slow down the phone

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    Now keep in mind, that it take a bit for a new theme to settle in to the phone. I've had ones that took 4-6 hours to smooth out.

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    I will give it a shot and thought so as well.

    Thanks

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    Here is a theme by Drukan and it doesnt slow down you devices. You can download Blue Goo HERE
    Last edited by bbcrackman; 04-21-2009 at 09:39 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
    Here is a theme by Drukan and it doesnt slow down you devices. You can download Blue Goo HERE
    Thanks!!

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    I've been really liking a theme that Rellims developed which is also light and does not negatively impact battery or memory. http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/s...g-today-2.html
    Last edited by jlevy73; 04-30-2009 at 03:15 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    I've been really like a theme that Rellims developed which is also light and does not negatively impact battery or memory. http://www.blackberryos.com/forums/s...g-today-2.html
    I really enjoy that one too!:You_Rock_Emoticon:

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    The biggest thing you need to worry about is memory leaks. some of them HAVE HUGE memory leaks where your memory will drain till you have to reboot. BBCrackman's OS V5.1 manages memory the best in my opinion. with some other OS's if you go below 20 it begins to get extremely sluggish and you have to reboot.

    With V5.1 you can get down to 10 or below then you would have to reboot.

    Alot of people like the theme VISTA COMPLETE and it has the most features and coolest effects (double hidden sliding dock) but it leaks memory like crazy. It will leak all the way down in a few hours.

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    I have made a couple of low memory themes...available free at BlackBerry Storm Themes

    All OTA
    Why buy a Blackberry if your not going to tinker with it???

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