iPhone 2.2 firmware released

Summary:As expected, Apple released iPhone firmware 2.2 today.

iPhone 2.2 firmware released

As expected, Apple released iPhone firmware 2.2 today. The 246MB update includes the following published 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

Other features include:

  • Google search box moved next to the address bar in Safari
  • Large category icons in the App Store
  • New “Tell a Friend” and “Report a Problem” buttons in App Store
  • Support for Japanese emoji icons
  • Application rating on delete
  • Multiple screen shots in the App Store (like iTunes)

What else have you noticed?

Topics: Browser, Google, iPhone, Mobility, Software

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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