After a rather lengthy "trial run" that really had all the markings of a released product, Nokia is calling its Software Update good and dialing up the publicity. The updater, which allows end users to re-up the bits 'n bytes in their phones without the heartache of a trip to a service center -- or worse yet, a mailing -- supports a healthy percentage of Nokia's modern mainstream models (at least, the ones complicated enough to warrant occasional updating) via a PC connection or, on a few handsets, a quick, painless over-the-air zapping. We trust the bricking incidents have been ironed out at this point, but as always, proceed with caution.

[Via Tech Digest]

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