So... I've been reading MoDaCo threads for as long as I've had a smartphone - they've been incredibly useful, so I decided to finally sign up for an account!
I got a text message from Vodafone yesterday, with a link to a news article announcing the release of ICS. Finally! However, after reading all the negative posts on their forum about it I decided to hold off for a bit on upgrading. Two hours later the temptation got the better of me and I did the update.
The update I was prompted to download was B936_F - different to the one that most people on the Vodafone forum seem to have installed, which was missing the '_F' off the end... I'd like to think that it stands for Fixed, but I suspect (based on my short experience with Voda) it actually stands for Fluff and represents all the annoyware they've added. It would seem to have been released very shortly after the plain B936.
I'm quite please as it goes.
I don't lose my ringtone or wallpaper settings when the phone restarts and it's at least as smooth as GB has been. Caller ID is popping up in the normal way too. In fact, the only bug that seems to remain from the NZ release is the spellchecker - which is currently underlining correctly spelt words in red instead of incorrectly spelt ones! Certainly not a deal-breaker for me...
I have but one question though... My GB install was rooted and I'd like the same for ICS. Is this possible, or should I (can I now) look at Infusion? Baseband (mentioned by someone earlier) is 2030.
Thanks - I hope I can prove as useful to the community as I've found it in the past!