New Windows Phone update fixes disappearing keyboard and other bugs, can be found in Italy
There’s a new Windows Phone build floating in the wild apparently. It’s 7.10.8107.79, and it’s rolling out as an over-the-air update for LG Optimus 7 devices in Italy at the moment. This is still technically Windows Phone Mango, or Windows Phone 7.5.
The 8107 update is a bug fixing release, which manages to squash an annoying one: the disappearing keyboard. Alongside that, it makes Gmail sync better, solves some location issues, revokes bad DigiCert certificates (a bit late, but anyway), fixes some Exchange Server 2003-related things, and finally voicemail notifications should now be more reliable.
Whether or not this update will make it to your particular Windows Phone basically depends on your carrier of choice. If you have bought your device unlocked, you’re pretty much guaranteed to receive it in the near future. If, however, you went through a carrier, it will decide when or if to push the 8107 build to you.
After all, there was another recent minor update to Mango (build 7740) which is still MIA in the USA. Thankfully (and naturally), 8107 includes all the fixes in 7740, so perhaps this one will get picked up by American carriers. One can hope.