I am not particularly concerned with the VM icon issue, although it is disappointing and annoying. I have the German model with Firmware version 3.53. What I have found is that every now and then (rarely but often enough to be a concern) it completely drops the signal; loses its mind. The "bars" drop to nothing and the GSM Carrier logo goes away. This has nothing to do with the actual signal available in the area. The only way to fix this is to power cycle the phone. I have missed a few incoming calls because of this. I have not been able to correlate the problem to any specific action or reaction to an interaction with the phone. This is very un-Nokia like.
The speaker independent Voice Activated control is also flakey. I know that the s... (continues)