iPhone OS 2.2 released: Google Street View; Safari More Stable; Podcast Downloads; more

Apple has released iPhone OS 2.2. Among the listed improvements:

Enhancements to Maps:

  • Google Street View
  • public transit and walking directions
  • display address of dropped pins
  • share location via email

Enhancements to Mail

  • resolve isolated issues with scheduled fetching of email
  • improved formatting of wide HTML email

Other Enhancements

  • Improved stability and performance of Safari
  • Podcasts are now available for download in the iTunes application (over Wi-Fi and cellular networks)
  • Decrease in call set-up failures and call drops
  • Improved sound quality of visual voicemail messages
  • Pressing the Home button from any Home screen takes you the first Home screen
  • Preference to turn on/off keyboard auto-correction

The new release is available through iTunes, but you may need to update to iTunes 8.0.2 first.

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