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N950 software update available over the air (v39.5)

| October 20, 2011 | 15 Replies

 

The Nokia N9 developer page says that there’s a software update for Nokia N950 (the MeeGo-Harmattan Devs) which is available to download over the air.

http://www.developer.nokia.com/Community/Blogs/blog/n9-developer/2011/10/19/n950-software-update-available-over-the-air

The following are changes from Beta 2 (34-2) to N950 PR1.1 (39.5):

 

  • Application close by swiping from top to bottom is now always on.
  • Improved memory handling to boost application startup and overall performance.
  • Multilanguage keyboard and support for Swype.
  • Support for Chinese language (separate variant).
  • Added plugin support for Google, Picasa, Flickr and YouTube.
  • Number of small UI tweaks e.g status bar notification icon updates.
  • Number of bug fixes and changes have been implemented.
  • Galaxy on Fire application has been added.
  • Need for Speed Shift application has bee added.
  • Widgets Gallery and QT Quick components gallery application have been removed

You can check out the release notes here for more details: http://harmattan-dev.nokia.com/release/N950-39-5/Nokia_N950_PR11_Release_Notes_v39_5_en.txt

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Someone called Kaze left this as a comment on the tips page:

@Pavex: 1.1 is now out for developers, so the exact day when it’s for general public will start to depend on operators and regions.
308 task or features were completed for 1.1.
Low power mode enhancemens, battery charging and silent profile are now shown in there. TOns of NFC and connectivity improvements. Performance enhancements, visual tuneups (e.g. toolbar has a shadow now). Splash screen has been taken to wider use. Color management is less nervous than before (neutral sRGB space color palette is now used always, except in clearly outdoor situatios, when oversaturation is applied to adjust how eye desaturates content in brightness). Lock screen music controls have been added. Swype keyboard has been added, and keyboard switching is very smooth with swipe gesture. 1.1 is all about being faster, stronger, bettter. It succeeded on all metrics, reliability, use time, performance, long period use. All metrics for 1.1 are simply outstanding.

@Pavex: 1.2 is not frozen, so I won’t comment on its content. However, it is officially feature enhancement release, so, it contains a lot of new things.

Cheers ADER for the tip.

 

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Category: Firmware Update, Maemo, MeeGo, Nokia, Nseries, Windows Phone

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