ehm i am pretty sure theres an option for putting non marketplace apps on, in the apps section
rooting is mainly so you can flash a custom rom
geez never had as many helpful replies within a minute of posting lol once i get the replacement phone ill be sure to check with you boys
Last question its an orange phone but im unlocking to t-mobile can i still access the andriod market place using the orange software on phone i.e is andriod a generic app store type thing or will it direct me to an orange specific download?
yes mate i actually ordered 2 one is put by as a pressie for someone for xmas...
got them for 79.99 each with 10 top up on each included
I saw them on hot uk deals and was tempted myself.
I have got the lg optimus gt540 and for £100 is amazing how much they crammed into it. If im honest i reckon android is far superior to apples os.