Palm Pre/Pixi webOS 1.4.1 update is available for Sprint users

Posted By on April 1, 2010

Update App A new webOS 1.4.1 update is available for the Palm Pre and Pixi … at least for Sprint users here in the U.S. The feature improvements (listed below) are welcomed fixes to the 1.4 release, but what I’m really looking forward to is tethering with the the new 4G access that is now available to Palm Pre and Pixi users!*

* FYI … April fools … sorry no 4G without new hardware.
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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.

Comments

  • Jenny Quail

    HA HA!!! You got me! Good one Rich.
    ~JQ

  • I need to say that my choice to invest in a Palm Pixi with Sprint program was both a rational and emotional a single. I suggest, the Palm Pixi is lovely and functional. And coupled using the provider good quality of Sprint, it looks almost nothing short of a revolution inside the producing. I believe that Palm and Sprint have (virtually) hit it off famously. I did a great deal of analysis ahead of purchasing the Pixi but overlooked at lowest 1 thing. The Pixi will not, yet, allow me synchronize my e-mails among it and Outlook. As far as I’m concerned, this really is a drawback I am facing unless Palm comes up which includes a remedy swiftly. With my prior SmartPhone running a Windows OS, it was a snap to synchronize e-mails along with other data with one’s Personal computer. But Pixi’s inability to do so is producing existence a small difficult for me due to the fact I’ve to Bcc each e-mail, I send out, to my e-mail address and then manually transfer it on the ‘sent’ folder in Outlook. I hope Palm, or at very least a third-party, will arrive up using a alternative extremely quickly that may easily permit me synchronize all my e-mails, and ideally all required data, between the Pixi and my office Computer.

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