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Over at Gizmodo, Nick reports how one enterprising reader, Daniel, hassled Optus via Twitter about when Cupcake could be expected on his HTC Dream, and eventually got told that updates would begin rolling out in late July. Nick’s apparent cynicism about whether that will be immediately effective is justified — getting updates to actually appear on mobile phones often takes time, as Vodafone can attest on a quite different platform — but at least there’s a plan in place.
Angus has been writing professionally about technology since 1994 and breaking it for even longer. He is based in Sydney but spends a frankly unhealthy portion of his life on the road, tracking down the latest stories. In 2011, he won the IT Journo Award For Best Consumer Technology Journalist and Consensus IT Writers Award for Best Technical Writer for his work on Lifehacker; about time too.