Palm webOS 1.4 goes to Sprint, O2 and Movistar Networks

Yesterday, Palm released webOS 1.4 for the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi which brings a number of bug fixes and enhancements to the devices.

Now the update has been officially announced on the Sprint network (as reported yesterday) along with the O2 and Movistar networks. The download is 39MB in size and brings video recording as well as flash (Palm Pre only) to the smartphones.

Other networks are having to wait a little longer such as Verizon, Bell and Telcel with the only time scale being mentioned as “soon”. Hopefully these networks will built and push the update out soon.

Full details of what’s included in the update are below…

Fixes to the smartphones in this firmware update include a time zone bug that was sorted. A network time sync bug has been fixed. Car-kit BT transition is fixed¦.

* No EV icon bug fixed (random)
* Random browser formatting bugs fixed
* Fixed bug that incorrectly displayed Sprint when actually was Digital Roaming
* Missing Contact issue specifically with swap down to or less

As well as fixing a number of broken things listed above there have been a number of new features added to webOS which includes¦

* Phonebook Transfer (import & export)
* Adds Video Capture capability & edit
* Calendar Enhancements
* Messaging Enhancements
* Improved Performance (Phone & CAL)
* Email Enhancements
* Notification Enhancements
* Adds Adobe Flash 10.0 (Pre Only)
* NOTE: The 1.4 software adds the ability to use the Flash 10.0 Adobe plug-in which will be available shortly from the Palm Appl Catalogue.

Via: Engadget

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