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Thread: iPhone Firmware 2.2.1 Features Exposed to the World !?!

  1. #61
    I wouldn't mind the little updates if they weren't 250MB in size. I mean don't get me wrong, new features are always welcome, but 250MB takes ALOT of time on a 56k connection....

  2. #62
    Apple needs to add more things to it's update since 2.x and 1.3 they haven't added that much.

  3. #63
    Quote Originally Posted by BecomingxInsane View Post
    I wouldn't mind the little updates if they weren't 250MB in size. I mean don't get me wrong, new features are always welcome, but 250MB takes ALOT of time on a 56k connection....
    56k?

    I get 1000 - 1400k on my iphone. My first modem was 2400 baud (a bargain at a mere 799) but no-one uses 56k anymore.
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  4. #64
    Quote Originally Posted by confucious View Post
    56k?

    I get 1000 - 1400k on my iphone. My first modem was 2400 baud (a bargain at a mere 799) but no-one uses 56k anymore.
    Yup. Sadly I live up on the top of a mountain basicly in the middle of nowhere. Dial up is all that's available where I'm at. =/

  5. #65
    Can't you get HSDPA on your phone?
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  6. #66
    Before my iPhone caught on fire, I had issues with SMS slow down

  7. #67
    Quote Originally Posted by manny0 View Post
    Before my iPhone caught on fire, I had issues with SMS slow down
    Too many SMSs cause your iPhone to burn.....
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  8. #68
    Quote Originally Posted by confucious View Post
    Can't you get HSDPA on your phone?
    Nope, sadly I don't get 3G service where I am, and EDGE at my house gets about 4k download speeds... If I'm lucky and I'm not doing anything but downloading that one thing, the dial up gets about 5 and sometimes 6k.

    So I just have to let it go overnight, and into the next day.

  9. #69
    Where is it you said you lived? 1989?

    You poor sod. One day you'll get decent speeds - but I guess living where you do probably has other advantages!
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  10. #70
    Quote Originally Posted by confucious View Post
    Where is it you said you lived? 1989?

    You poor sod. One day you'll get decent speeds - but I guess living where you do probably has other advantages!
    Hahahaha one day....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dreadlk View Post
    Putting multiple photos in emails would be really nice. The other day I had to send 5 emails to a person just to show a single product from all sides.

    And as others have stated, Cut and Paste would be so nice along with Landscape mode for everything.
    Here is an app that lets you send multiple photos through email in itunes....

    http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/M...300991781&mt=8

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  12. #72
    Ok, I made a statement in another thread that I did not see the need to update my 2.1 jailbroken phone to 2.2 (I know I can save all my current info/settings like contacts, apps (cydia or appstore), etc) because most of the updated material are things that are so small we dont usually notice them. Now this news/rumor comes out, glad I did not update.

    Now dont get me wrong, I could easily update, pwn, jailbreak but that is such a hassle since I have my phone damn near perfect for me (plus I used a mac to upgrade from 1.1.4 to 2.1 since the windows versions were flaky (IMO). If I am wrong in my statement and I REALLY need 2.2 (now 2.2.1 i guess), someone plese let me know, I have done all my learning about jailbreaking/unlocking/modding/etc the iphone/touch by myself so I am also looking to learn more.

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  13. #73
    this is not even a good update why would i update and pwn my phone again!!! and install all my apps and themes all over again it seems pointless ill just wait until a more substantial firmware version comes out

    lol for me the only difference with 2.2 and 2.1 is streetview (install it from cydia) and phone numbers display incorrectly (there is a fix on this on cydia) lol i have 2.2 running on my ipod touch because i need it since i develop apps and i want to test them on the latest firmwares.

    Quote Originally Posted by BecomingxInsane View Post
    I wouldn't mind the little updates if they weren't 250MB in size. I mean don't get me wrong, new features are always welcome, but 250MB takes ALOT of time on a 56k connection....
    lol i feel sory for you i was in the same sitch as you at one stage until cable came in my area in 06 thank god for that lol
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    Well, I have already replaced my SMS and Mail apps with third party ones, and syncing isn't a problem. So theyre not features that will be noticed even if they were any good.
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  15. #75
    let's be honest here, they are releasing this because with 2.2 the iPhone can be unlocked.

  16. #76
    Gay.

    How gay.

    Apple is getting ***** by the updates.

    Inspire me dammit!!!

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    If the next firmware update provides the ability to tether, record video, landscape SMS/Email, multiple email attachments, add/remove themes, Bluetooth A2DP and Bluetooth File Transfer then I'll be impressed. If not then there's no reason not to jailbreak. After all we can get most of these things on our jailbroken iPhones which is surprising considering Apple still hasn't been able to provide at least one of these in an update to compete with competitors since the first iPhone was released.


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  18. #78
    Quote Originally Posted by confucious View Post
    If email is that important to you then a Blackberry is probably the best device for you - they do it very well.
    Other devices tend to slow down with many more emails - the iPhone copes well with the limited number it can synch but would probably struggle with many more.
    Oh, but wise Confucious, I loooooooooove my iphone. I had a BB for years, and when I lost my curve, I got an iphone just to check it out. Now it's true love.

    Apple has to fix the email soon I figure. They have totally dominated the consumer market at this point. If you are buying a upscale consumer focused phone, you buy an iphone - I don't think the storm changed that and I'm not sure the new Palm will. The big money lying out there for them is the corporate market. I would expect this to be their next major update. It needs to include Cut and Paste, better email, and maybe the ability to save office docs or something like that.

    I would kinda think, give the rumors etc, that the iphone will head a bit more corporate and the touch will become more of a gamer's device. But I could be wrong. Whatever they do, I hope they do it soon.

    Cheers,

    Beth

  19. #79
    Well lets be honest here. Apple doesn't care about what the consumer want. They doooo what they please. Well i know this is off topic but copy and past is available in cydia. THIS PROGRAM ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by etaxero View Post
    For a company that is all about customer satisfaction they seem to be completely ignoring features that customers want so badly... The iPhone is on version 2 and the firmware is on version 2.2 and yet still no landscape sms or the ability to capture video on non-jailbroken phones!

    You would think with such a desperate cry from consumers they would get on the ball and really capitalize on the amazing piece of hardware they have created with more impressive software updates!

    Just my two cents...
    Well lets be honest here. Apple doesn't care about what the consumer want. They doooo what they please. Well i know this is off topic but copy and past is available in cydia. THIS PROGRAM ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Last edited by carlos.michell; 01-19-2009 at 08:48 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Quote Originally Posted by galaxygrrl View Post
    Oh, but wise Confucious, I loooooooooove my iphone. I had a BB for years, and when I lost my curve, I got an iphone just to check it out. Now it's true love.

    Apple has to fix the email soon I figure. They have totally dominated the consumer market at this point. If you are buying a upscale consumer focused phone, you buy an iphone - I don't think the storm changed that and I'm not sure the new Palm will. The big money lying out there for them is the corporate market. I would expect this to be their next major update. It needs to include Cut and Paste, better email, and maybe the ability to save office docs or something like that.

    I would kinda think, give the rumors etc, that the iphone will head a bit more corporate and the touch will become more of a gamer's device. But I could be wrong. Whatever they do, I hope they do it soon.

    Cheers,

    Beth
    Apple can't compete with RIM in the corporate market and won't for a long time.

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