Thursday, January 26, 2012

MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

Great news for all N9 owners and those who plan to own one in future.The much awaited PR1.2 update which is supposed “to bring many new features to N9″ is being released to developer’s N950 devices for testing. It is worth nothing that after release to developer's devices, the update release to user devices takes usually 4-6 weeks. So, N9 owners rejoice!! Nokia is really taking good care of your device. 

Release Notes For Nokia N950 Developer Device software 3.2012.02-6

  • New languages
    • Persian
    • Hebrew
    • Kazakh
    • Thai
    • Vietnamese
  • Software update notifications for content in Nokia Store
  • Face recognition for gallery and face tags for Facebook
  • Support for folders in the application view
  • Mail for Exchange global address book lookup
  • Mail thread support in the Email client
  • Extended copy-paste support
  • Media sharing with DLNA compatible devices
  • Improved browser history view
  • Compass support in Maps
  • QtWebKit update to version 2.2
  • New font taken into use
  • Front camera support
  • Video editing support in the Gallery application


Bug fixes

There are ~122 public bugs fixed in this release. The complete list is available at


Other important improvements

  • MeeGotouch Framework
    • Visual hint for differentiating swipe close gesture from normal swipes
    • Timestamps shown in notifications
    • Notifications sorted by timestamps
    • Improvements in Event Feed area
    • Music controls in Lock screen
    • New feedbacks added to MeeGoTouch theme:
      • priority2_callbutton_press
      • priority2_callbutton_release
      • priority2_close
      • priority2_close_multiple
      • priority2_move
      • priority2_popup
  • Kernel updated to be in sync with the upstream kernel version
  • Connectivity
    • Android NDEF Push Protocol disabled
    • NFC polling enabled in lock screen
    • Separate switch for controlling mobile background connections while roaming
  • Camera
    • Self Timer support
    • Composition grid + on/off control
  • Calendar
    • Better handling of To-Do lists, recurring events and timezones
    • Private flag support for events
    • Support for read-only events
    • Ability to forward/reply/reply-all for received events
  • Clock
    • Clock alarm becomes silent by flipping the device face down instead of snoozing
    • Updated time picker
  • Gallery
    • People view added to the grid toolbar
    • Improved multiple selection indication in grid view
  • Music Player
    • Audiobook and podcast support
    • Ability to create playlists
    • Ability to delete music files from music player library views via object menu
    • Possibility to see songs that are on the current play queue
  • In addition, there are numerous bug fixes related to the implementation of new features, improving the overall user experience and reliability of the device.

 Source: via: nokiapoweruser

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