By February 4, 2009

T-Mobile G1 Firmware RC33 Details

image G1 users should be receiving a new update, Firmware version 1.1 / RC33 will be sent to all G1 users over the next two weeks. The update includes several bug fixes and feature enhancements, but is not ‘Cupcake’. You need not take any action as the update is issued at random and will reach everyone in due course. For those interested in exactly what is included in the update, we have all the details after the break.

Fixes:
Comcast fails to download more than 1 email

  • Symptom(s): No error message but it stays on "Load More Messages" without ever pulling another email.

"Messages" Stability Issue

  • Symptom(s): When trying to send a message or exit the "Messaging" application you receive a pop up message that reads "Sorry! Activity Messaging (in application Messaging) is not responding. Force Close Wait"

WiFi forcing a logout of IM

  • Symptom(s): While using the IM clients on the G1 if you turn on or off WiFi the sessions are terminated and you will need to sign back in.

No reminders for calendar items.

  • Symptom(s): Missing appointments due to the lack of a reminder.

G1 hanging at the G1 Screen

  • Symptom(s): A small number of G1 devices hanging at the G1 screen during the initial power up.


New Features:

  • Support "Check For Upgrades" (New feature to check for system upgrades)
  • Voice Search (New Google feature for searching)
  • Ability to save pictures received as MMS
  • Ability to report offensive comments in the Market as SPAM
  • Google Latitude / Maps 3.0

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