1. coolguy78240's Avatar
    Fw: A new software update is available for your BlackBerry smartphone.‏
    From: chris ([email protected])
    Sent: Tue 10/13/09 8:23 PM
    To: [email protected]

    Sent on the Now Network� from my Sprint� BlackBerry


    From: [email protected]
    Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 01:03:21 +0000 (UTC)
    To: <[email protected]>
    Subject: A new software update is available for your BlackBerry smartphone.

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    BlackBerry Device Software
    Update Notification

    What else can your BlackBerry� smartphone do for you?

    Find out when you update to the latest smartphone software! This free update is ready and waiting to help you do more with your BlackBerry smartphone. Update today.

    New ways to work and play!

    As an aid to comprehension, this section provides a brief overview of the life-cycle of a device upgrade. * Each OTASL capable device will contain one or more OTASL Service Records(SR) each identifying a Device Manager (DM). The DM may be located at RIM, may be part of a BES or, in future, could be associated with a 3rd party application provider. Each SR will identify the applications which are of interest to the corresponding DM. SRs may be delivered by PRV, BES or in an upgrade application loaded OTA. * The device will keep each DM informed of its configuration including hardware ID, vendor ID, the current software version (O/S, platform and core applications) and the current screen language setting. * Any of several authorized device administrators can request upgrade of a device. Administrators would include the BES administrator, RIM administrators, carrier administrators and possibly the end-user. Each administrator will have access to the device configuration. The BES and RIM administrators will have direct access to a DM while the carrier will have proxy access through RIM to its DM to obtain the configuration information. The end-user can simply access the information directly. * Given the configuration, the administrator can contact the Control Web Server (CWS) for a list of possible upgrades in the form of an XML document (upgrades.xml). * Based on corporate policies and goals, the administration module can then edit/filter the XML document and forward the result on to the device. The editing may include the removal of undesired upgrade paths or the addition of corporate policies on upgrade data routing (e.g. roaming) or user interaction (don't prompt). * On receipt of upgrades.xml, the device will execute the instructions in it possibly including querying the user for upgrade paths and options or just immediately initiating the upgrade..
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    10-13-09 08:30 PM
  2. TheSultan's Avatar
    yeah it's been going out to a few people today, there's a few posts on this.
    10-13-09 08:31 PM
  3. earthshaker78's Avatar
    I believe its for the tour...

    I have a Curve and I got it...
    10-13-09 09:08 PM
  4. framos242's Avatar
    I have a Curve and I got it...
    I got it too...
    10-13-09 09:35 PM
  5. rizzzzoooo's Avatar
    Funny. I got an email like this early sunday morning for my bold on att. funny thing was that when i went online to update my os, i was not able to locate it. there was no mention online about any upgrade. Were you all able to actually find the upgrade.
    10-13-09 09:45 PM
  6. coolguy78240's Avatar
    Yes I did do the upgrade. Its 4.5 .175. Big difference. I have more free memory and the browser seems faster. Very cool

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    10-13-09 10:14 PM
  7. earthshaker78's Avatar
    Just2clear things up... Is this update also for the 8330?

    Thank you

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    10-14-09 07:20 AM
  8. JD76ers's Avatar
    I too received that email last night but cannot download from my phone. Do I need to dl from my pc?
    10-14-09 09:34 AM
  9. JD76ers's Avatar
    ok thanks man, appreciate the quick response
    10-14-09 09:57 AM
  10. framos242's Avatar
    Just finished with mine. Let's see....
    10-14-09 12:27 PM