Palm Smartphone Updaters Coming Soon
Verizon Treo 700wx + Sprint Centro + Verizon Treo 755p Getting Updates This Summer
Thanks to some leaked internal Palm training slides we find out the great news that there are apparently three significant smartphone updates (listed below) due to be released this summer.
Sprint Centro 1.06 Update – What’s Included?
- Improved Gmail IMAP compatibility and an updated setup wizard with the new Gmail settings
- Improved ongoing deliverly of email sent ot VersaMail accounts using Microsoft’s Direct Pusth Technology via Exchange ActiveSync
- Enhanced AOL Instant Messenger performance
- Improved performance when adding a contact using Mobile Voice Control
- Improved email attachment handling
- Improved audio experience
- Changed default camera shutter sound to “ON”. Audible shutter “click” will be heard when taking photos
This update will be available on Palm’s website at: Sprint Centro Update
Verizon Treo 755p 1.08 Update – What’s Included?
- This software update is a tune-up that improves the phone application, stability and device usability.
- Here’s a look at some of the specific enhancements:
- More reliable roaming
- Clearer error messages
- Continuous DTMF tones for better compatibility with older voicemail and conferencing systems
- Text messages can now be sent to 2 digit short codes
- More reliable Bluetooth connections
This update will be available on Palm’s website at: Verizon Treo 755p Update
Verizon Treo 700wx Update 1.24 – What’s Included?
- Updates OS to Windows Mobile 6 Professional
- Improved Calendar functionality
- Enhanced Email support
- Office 2007 support
- Windows Vista compatibility
- Powerful security and IT policies
- Run existing applications
- Email hot keys
- Email Inbox search
- Access SharePoint
- Voice Command via Bluetooth
- Includes Treo 700w/wx 1.22 updater and Audio Patch
- This update cannot be uninstalled. Once the device has been upgraded to Windows Mobile 6 users will not be able to revert back to Windows Mobile 5.0.
- User should backup all their data as the update deletes all data, preferences, and add-on applications on the device.
- The update is only compatible with the Verizon Treo 700wx. It will not work on the Verizon Treo 700w
This update will be available on Palm’s website at: Treo 700wx Verizon Update
Separately, Palm has also released an Alltel Treo 755p Smartphone Radio Patch. This patch fixes a small bug that could get the Alltel Treo 755p to reset with no apparent reason “under certain specific and rare conditions”.
Treonauts always get updated…