We're certain it has been a painstaking weekend for you Storm-owning Mac users, but the long-awaited OTA download for the first firmware update
is finally available. For those somewhat confused, the update we covered on Friday
was exclusively available via the Windows-only RIM Desktop Manager application; now, Storm owners can suck down v188.8.131.52 without a liaison. Early reports are pretty positive, with jkOnTheRun
noting that the troublesome lag
that came bundled with the handset was now all but history. The 14MB download (plus installation) is said to take around 20 to 30 minutes, so fire yours up and let us know how things turn out.
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