This one should make all you HTC Thunderbolt owners out there very happy. Verizon has announced that the update is now ready to go. It’s seems to be a substantial update in both impact and size coming in at a solid 22.28 MB. Depending on your connection the update should take about 5 minutes to download and another 5-10 minutes to install. The update does at lot of things but some of the things you can look forward to are improved connectivity, improved loading of GPS updates for Google Maps and VZ Navigator, and improved stability for data centric applications like Facebook and Yahoo Mail.
It also fixes other issues related to SMS and MMS storage but this improved connectivity should be what most of you notice and appreciate the most. Check below for the rest of the details on what you can expect from the update.
Web Browsing and Data Access
- Enhanced data connectivity when accessing the Verizon 3G network.
Email and Messaging
- SMS and MMS messages are stored properly in the Messaging Application (Inbox, Sent, etc.).
Additional Device Features
- Timing for device activation has been improved.
- “Backup Assistant” is correctly displayed in the Application menu.
- Stability improvements for data centric applications such as Facebook, KAYAK, Yahoo! Mail, My Verizon and more.
- Accurate location is displayed when accessing the Weather Widget.
- Quickly load GPS updates for Google Maps and VZ Navigator™.