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  Reply # 648140 29-Jun-2012 12:28 Send private message

Yes, you can (see above reply). But why should we?






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  Reply # 648186 29-Jun-2012 13:30 Send private message

freitasm:
BrentR: Hi Guys,

It's a staggered release to mitigate large loads and failed downloads in the first few days/weeks, I understand it's frustrating that you have to wait, but I know I'd personally rather it worked on the first try instead of a failed download and potentially bricked handset.


This would be ok in times past, not in the times of CDNs, load balancers. Also update files are checked with a checksum before being applied.

Staggered releases make no sense at all, except for frustation.



at the very least, there should be a way for WP Devs (or Nokia Devs) to be able to force the update, or get it in the first round!




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  Reply # 648231 29-Jun-2012 14:45 Send private message

so now i have flip to silence, internet sharing (yay!, was missing that after having it on the trophy) and a new Marketplace icon (shopping bag) with what i assume is the nokia "n" on it.




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  Reply # 648235 29-Jun-2012 14:46 Send private message

Meh. All overrated (until I have on mine)...






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  Reply # 648438 29-Jun-2012 20:23 Send private message

i used flip to silence this afternoon. was useful. probably more useful than flip to speakerphone..




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  Reply # 650972 4-Jul-2012 22:04 Send private message

It sucks that it isn't all at the same time.

IT REALLY sucks that there is no indication of when we can expect it - a week, a month, six?

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  Reply # 650975 4-Jul-2012 22:08 Send private message

wasabi2k: It sucks that it isn't all at the same time.

IT REALLY sucks that there is no indication of when we can expect it - a week, a month, six?


It's called playing it safe and Nokia have advised by the end of the month (July)

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  Reply # 651034 5-Jul-2012 05:20 Send private message

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wasabi2k: It sucks that it isn't all at the same time.

IT REALLY sucks that there is no indication of when we can expect it - a week, a month, six?


It's called playing it safe and Nokia have advised by the end of the month (July)

John


So.. is Vodafone waiting for Nokia or is Nokia waiting for Vodafone?

And yeah - playing it safe is one thing - not saying anything at all is just poor service, which seems to fit with Vodafone's overall lack on interest in Windows Phone as a platform.

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  Reply # 651041 5-Jul-2012 06:39 Send private message

wasabi2k:
johnr:
wasabi2k: It sucks that it isn't all at the same time.

IT REALLY sucks that there is no indication of when we can expect it - a week, a month, six?


It's called playing it safe and Nokia have advised by the end of the month (July)

John


So.. is Vodafone waiting for Nokia or is Nokia waiting for Vodafone?

And yeah - playing it safe is one thing - not saying anything at all is just poor service, which seems to fit with Vodafone's overall lack on interest in Windows Phone as a platform.


Some handy INFO posted over on the VFNZ Forum




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  Reply # 651053 5-Jul-2012 07:56 Send private message

johnr:
wasabi2k:
johnr:
wasabi2k: It sucks that it isn't all at the same time.

IT REALLY sucks that there is no indication of when we can expect it - a week, a month, six?


It's called playing it safe and Nokia have advised by the end of the month (July)

John


So.. is Vodafone waiting for Nokia or is Nokia waiting for Vodafone?

And yeah - playing it safe is one thing - not saying anything at all is just poor service, which seems to fit with Vodafone's overall lack on interest in Windows Phone as a platform.


Some handy INFO posted over on the VFNZ Forum


A link would be even handier.

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  Reply # 651294 5-Jul-2012 13:48 Send private message

As has already been stated in this thread.

The rollout is a staggered release which began on June 27 and will continue over the coming weeks.

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  Reply # 652272 7-Jul-2012 15:29 Send private message

hmmmmmm.

The Warehouse had the 710 on special for $350, so I decided to get one and give it a try (normally have Androids) since the update has come out with wifi hotspot... only to find it's not yet available and The Warehouse won't let me return the phone. So now I either have no internet at home for TiVo/tablet/laptop and wait till who knows when for the update to be released or buy another phone and go back to Android. waaaah

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  Reply # 654327 12-Jul-2012 09:20 Send private message

Mint! the update is out this morning, installed it on my TC Lumia 800 - but still no mobile hotspot ?

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  Reply # 654336 12-Jul-2012 09:36 Send private message

No update here, still...







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  Reply # 654451 12-Jul-2012 12:14 Send private message

mattk: Mint! the update is out this morning, installed it on my TC?Lumia 800?- but still no mobile hotspot ?


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