It's here! If you have a i-mate SP5 or SP5m Smartphone, you can login to Club i-mate and download the latest ROM that includes MSFP.
You can also download the ROM updates from the FTP server - but be careful. There are 2 versions of this update for the SP5(m) devices. If you go through the web pages it offers up 2.6.331.2, but over FTP you will also see a version number 2.5.331.2. I'm not sure what the difference is, but I think it's safe to go with the file being offered up from the web site. I have also found that the download speed is faster from the website - most likely due to caching on the web server.
Just in case MSFP isn't enough of a reason for you to upgrade your device, I have included a full list of all the updates below.
Microsoft Messaging and Security Feature Pack (MSFP):
Addition of the MSFP allowing Direct Push email, remote device wiping, security policy enforcement and Global Address List Lookup for customers using a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 with Service Pack 2.
File beaming over Bluetooth:
It is now possible to beam files over Bluetooth using the file manager.
Improved radio functionality:
Microphone level has been boosted.
Cell Broadcast display is now supported.
Line2 functionality introduced.
Busy Tone corrected.
Improved the echo suppression.
USSD service support is upgraded.
MMS will now operate until there is only 1 Mb of free storage space. Previously this limit was set at 4Mb.
MMS client updated to the current version
Improved Pocket Internet Explorer:
Frames functionality now supported in the browser.
Quick navigation using Page Up key (key 2) and Page Down key (key 8 ).
Keypad Light Timing:
The timeout of the keypad light can now be set. There is a utility in the 'Utilities' section of the SP5m support pages that will let you set it. Note that setting the keypad light over 8 seconds will cause significant reduction in battery life.
Voice Dial reliability from handset has been improved.
Communication Manager has been updated to allow current data services to be stopped, Direct Push email to be started/stopped using a single button press, and flight mode to be switched on/off.
When the device is locked, calendar reminders can be snoozed by using the joystick. Previously it was only possible to press the numeric key associated with the menu option to snooze a reminder.
Car Kit interface: Address book sync can now be performed to car kits.
Bluetooth Beaming from file manager has now been improved (more reliable and faster).
Updated Java client to latest version.
"I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious" - Albert Einstein