iPhone 2.1 Software Now Available

Here it is iPhone 3G people, the 2.1 update you’ve been waiting for. Will it solve the 3G woes experienced by Steve’s 10%? You tell us. Here is the change log from Apple’s website (Are you paying attention Nokia? Did you catch that? It’s called a change log.):

  • Decrease in call set-up failures and dropped calls
  • Significantly better battery life for most users
  • Dramatically reduced time to backup to iTunes
  • Improved email reliability, notably fetching email from POP and Exchange accounts
  • Faster installation of 3rd party applications
  • Fixed bugs causing hangs and crashes for users with lots of third party applications
  • Improved performance in text messaging
  • Faster loading and searching of contacts
  • Improved accuracy of the 3G signal strength display
  • Repeat alert up to two additional times for incoming text messages
  • Option to wipe data after ten failed passcode attempts
  • Genius playlist creation

So fire up iTunes 8.0 and let us know how it goes. Those of you who were experiencing issues, how are things looking now?


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