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webOS 1.4.1 Release Notes

by Dieter Bohn Wed, 31 Mar 2010 6:20 pm EDT

 webOS 1.4.1 is landing on devices in Europe as we type this - O2 devices in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, and Spain are all seeing the update pushed out right now. 

Palm has posted the changelog for webOS 1.4.1 - for O2 Germany, Spain, and the UK. 

  • You can now purchase paid applications outside the US
  • Bluetooth Audio now works with BMWs
  • Pinch to zoom is back in the document viewer
  • Shutter delay on the camera has been tweaked
  • The volume slider bug appears to have been fixed
  • The bug where YouTube links on outgoing emails weren't working has been fixed
  • The forward gesture is back in the browser

In all, not a lot of huge updates or fixes. Anybody seeing anything not listed here? Talk about it in our webOS 1.4.1 new features thread. Full changelog after the break.

Version information

Version: webOS 1.4.1
Release date: 31 March 2010
New applications

NONE

Feature changes to existing applications

App Catalog

  • You can now purchase and download apps that are for sale, in addition to downloading free apps.

Bluetooth

  • This release fixes an issue so that the phone now correctly connects with supported BMW car kits.

Camera

  • This release corrects a lag in the shutter sound when you take a picture.
  • This release fixes an issue so that newly taken photos and videos do not overwrite existing ones.

Contacts

  • If you crop a picture before adding it to a contact, the picture appears cropped correctly in the contact entry.
  • If you previously assigned either the Z or the B key as a speed dial, you can now continue to create speed dials.

Doc View

  • If you open a file and perform the back gesture, the app now returns to the file list screen.
  • Pinching in/out to zoom out/in now works correctly.

Messaging

  • If you try to attach a video to an outgoing multimedia message, the list of available videos now displays only videos you recorded.

PDF View

  • If you open a file and perform the back gesture, the app now returns to the file list screen.
  • Pinching in/out to zoom out/in now works correctly.

System

  • This release fixes an intermittent issue so that the volume slider no longer appears onscreen incorrectly.
  • This release fixes an intermittent issue so that after the screen more reliably turns on after a single press of the power button.

Touchstone charging dock

  • When the phone is on a Touchstone charging dock, the screen now consistently turns off correctly (displaying the lock icon and the time) after the shut-off interval.

Videos

  • If you record a video, upload the video to YouTube, and send a link to the video via email, the email recipient can click the link and view the video. Previously, clicking the link displayed an error message.
  • This release fixes an issue so that when you upload a video to YouTube, the file always includes both video and audio.

Web

  • The forward gesture now works correctly in the browser.
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