iPhone 2.2 firmware out

Once again, a long awaited update to the iphone firmware, version 2.2, is out with the following new features.

  • Enhancements to Maps
    • Google Street View*
    • Public transit and walking directions
    • Display address of dropped pins
    • Share location via email
  • Decrease in call setup failures and dropped calls
  • Enhancements to Mail
    • Resolved isolated issues with scheduled fetching of email
    • Improved formatting of wide HTML email
  • Podcasts are now available for download in iTunes application
    (over Wi-Fi and cellular network)
  • Improved stability and performance of Safari
  • Improved sound quality of Visual Voicemail messages
  • Pressing Home button from any Home screen displays the first
    Home screen
  • Preference to turn on/off auto-correction in Keyboard Settings

Going to install it now and see what it’s like – particularly is street view effective in London, call reliability, stability improvements, improved scheduled email fetch and improved html email display as many of these relate to problems that I’ve been having. Still no sign of push notifications or turn by turn gps however.

Sources: Apple and MacRumors.

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