BlackBerry Storm bug-fixes incoming

We’ve only just dished out a list of software fixes needed by the BlackBerry Storm, when it turns out RIM has an armful of updates just around the corner! The Storm’s due a software overhaul next week. Read on to see what’s in store!

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According to The Boy Genius, RIM will issue a BlackBerry Storm firmware update in the first week of December. The bugs it fixes are listed below, leaked from an internal document, complete with “interim recovery instructions,” or in other words: a quick and dirty fix.

They range from the hilarious (the first one is a corker), to the ridiculous (the last one, in particular).

What’s more, a subsequent update will fix even more issues, including a loss of e-mail connectivity, the phone failing to fire up its mobile receiver at all, and a couple of issues with the keyboard not responding and the phone’s screen orientation.

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: We actually like the Storm. A lot. It’s just a shame the software’s so buggy. Hopefully RIM’s update will fix that.

  • If a customer receives a call while listen to music at low volume using a wired headset, the music volume may suddenly increase to the highest level.
    • RIM’s interim recovery instructions: Lower the volume using the buttons on the side of the handset.
  • When using voice-activated dialing, incoming audio may be muted.
    • RIM’s interim recovery instructions: Enter the menu and select “Activate Handset or Speaker”.
  • The handset may reset itself while sitting idle or while using multimedia applications.
    • No interim recovery instructions provided.

TBC | £free | BlackBerry (via Boy Genius)

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