You can format text by flanking a particular word with a specific symbol.
- Put an asterisk around a word to make it show up as *Bold*.
- strikethrough, surround a word with an underscore like _this_.
- And for italics, put the word in between a tilde ~phone~.
The update will also allow you to respond to a message from your notification panel using Quick Replies.
You need to have at least Android 2.1 to install all of this new updates