According to a post by Tim Carroll at Palm InfoCenter, a recent software upgrade pushed out to Nokia-Siemens GSM base stations on T-Mobile in the US and O2 in the UK (and who knows how many other global carriers) has had a rather extreme side-effect on Palm's last two GSM Palm OS devices: Calls are dropping out consistently.
Reports of the issue, which occurs when making or receiving calls, have sprung up on the Web and in forums.
The "ugly" part is that since Palm has EOL'd (end-of-life) the 680, a fix seems to be a long way off. So much for trying to hang onto the Treo 680.
You can read more about the issue in this post which offers a technical diagnosis of the situation.
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