webOS 1.4 Changelog Leaks With Suspicious TimingwebOS 1.4 Changelog Leaks With Suspicious Timing
Just after Palm released some bad news today about its sales forecasts, the changelog for webOS version 1.4 has mysteriously surfaced. There are genuinely good changes in store for webOS devices. Let's take a look.
February 25, 2010
Just after Palm released some bad news today about its sales forecasts, the changelog for webOS version 1.4 has mysteriously surfaced. There are genuinely good changes in store for webOS devices. Let's take a look.Call it spin control, call it coincidence, doesn't matter, I guess. webOS 1.4 is coming to a Pre, Pre Plus, Pixi, and Pixi Plus near you in the coming weeks. Palm revealed a few new features for webOS during its press event at CES. Now, mere hours after Palm issues a warning on its guidance for the quarter, the full list of changes shows up:
Fixes:Time Zone bug fixNetwork time sync bug fix to reflect accuratenetwork timeBT car-kit transition to device correctedNo EV-Icon bug fixed (random)Random browser formatting bug fixedFixed bug that incorrectly displayed Sprint when actually was digital roamingEnhancementsPhonebook TransferSupports Video Capture CapabilityPerformance enhancement within phone and calendarCalendarDial phone # from within a meeting eventAllow custom Alerts sounds for Calendar event and remindersAdded AM – PM detail within Calendar eventsEmailEmbedded phone number or email address (embedded inemail) can be easily added to Contacts appNew email sort options (date, Sender, Subject)Return to inbox view after send – emailMessagingAbility to forward SMS to emailAbility to dial phone # from SMS chat session (No need to open contact any longerPress and hold on a phone # to get more options (Call, SMS)Universal Search -- Now includes EAS (outlook Exchange) GAL corporate address look up. Application Launcher -- Easier user interface providing usermore feedback during an application launch Pre Button -- In gesture area blinks when notification pending Added -- Adobe Flash 10 Beta to the Palm Pre only. In all, a very healthy bunch of updates, fixes and tweaks for the webOS platform. Palm had originally slated the update for "February." With just a few days before the close of the month, many webOS users are waiting with bated breath.
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