palmOne Releases Tungsten T3 Update
palmOne support has released a new software update for the Tungsten T3 handheld. The update addreses the previously mentioned SD card problems and audio interrupt bug.
Palm worked aggressively to investigate the issues and now is providing a solution for the SD Card issue reported last month by PalmInfocenter and a number of customers. After investigation, they determined that there were some situations in which data transfers to SD Cards could fail.
palmOne encourages all owners of the Tungsten T3 handheld to upgrade their handheld using the software update now available at the palmOne support website. If the card has been or continues to be unresponsive after taking both of these steps listed below, users are instructed to contact the SD Card manufacturer directly as there are issues with the card that are beyond palmOne's control.
Additionally, palmOne recently heard reports about an apparent slowdown in performance after turning the Tungsten T3 handheld off then on again. After investigation, palmOne determined that there were unnecessary audio interrupts, which may appear to affect performance. This Tungsten T3 Update reduces unnecessary audio interrupts.
palmOne encourages all owners of the Tungsten T3 who plan to use SD Cards at any time to upgrade their handheld using the software update below. This update aids in the transfer of data to certain SD Cards, in addition to other updates.
palmOne recommends that you reformat your SD Card after applying this software update. If the card has been or continues to be unresponsive after taking both of these steps, please contact the SD Card manufacturer directly as there are issues with the card that palmOne cannot correct.
The T3Update.prc is a software update for the Tungsten T3 handheld which, in addition to aiding in data transfer to SD Cards, reduces unnecessary audio interrupts that may appear to effect performance.
IMPORTANT: Backup the data on your Tungsten T3 handheld, BEFORE applying this upgrade, by performing a HotSync operation. The Palm T3Update.prc will update the ROM of your Tungsten T3 handheld. During this operation, all data stored on your Tungsten T3 handheld will be removed so backing up before you begin is vital. After performing the upgrade, perform a second HotSync operation to restore your data.
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