iPhone firmware update 2.2 arrives

by admin November 21, 2008 at 12:10 pm

Google Street View among raft of changes for Apple handset

The Apple iPhone 2.2 firmware upgrade has arrived, bringing Google’s Street View and over-the-air podcast downloads.

The latest iteration of iPhone’s firmware is a significant one – including a whole raft of changes that should enhance some of the handset’s more problematic areas, including dropped calls and set-up failures.

Google Street View is perhaps the most headline friendly change, so the terminally lost can now look at the pictures taken by the infamous Google cars to try and work out just where they are.

Of course, without the Android G1’s compass this is less effective than in T-Mobile’s smart phone, but it’s a welcome addition.

Read more: techradar.com