New myTouch is here, but original myTouch 3G users do not worry, T-Mobile is not leaving you behind. Original myTouch will recieve Android 2.2 update in the days to come, reported TMONews.
Starting tomorrow, a small group of the original myTouch 3G devices will begin to see the Android 2.2 upgrade over the air. It will run through October 25th, so don’t worry if your phone doesn’t see it right away.
Only original myTouch 3G devices will receive the update at this time. myTouch 3G 3.5mm jack, myTouch Fender Limited Edition, and myTouch 3G Slide devices will receive Froyo at a later date.
Primary Improvements Included with This Update
• New Fully Integrated Exchange Client
? Improved security: Numeric pin and alpha-numeric password options have been added to unlock the device. Exchange administrators can enforce password policy across devices.
? Remote wipe: In the event a device is lost or stolen, Exchange administrators can remotely reset the device to factory defaults to secure data.
? Exchange calendars: Exchange calendars are now supported in the Calendar application.
? Auto-discovery: With just a user name and password users can easily set up and/or sync an Exchange account (available for Exchange 2007 and higher).
? Global Address Lists look-up: This functionality is now available in the E-mail application, enabling users to auto-complete recipient names from an entire directory.
• Faves ? Faves Gallery gives customers quick access to the 20 people who matter most.
? Customers can scroll through their Faves Gallery and instantly see the most recent communication from their top 20 Faves – calls, texts, emails, instant messaging, and social networking updates – and respond in a flash.
• New Home Screen Features
? Home screen Tips widget provides tips on how to configure the home screen with shortcuts and widgets and how to make use of multiple home screens.
? Market widget lets you keep on top what’s hot on Android Market, showing featured apps right on the home screen.
? Live wallpapers are available on Android Market, such as Aquarium, Google Maps and many others.
? Phone, All Apps and Browser now have dedicated shortcuts on the home screen, making it easy to access them from any of the five home screen
• Improved Communication Features
? Gmail app enhancements: