[maemo-announce] [maemo-announce] New Nokia 770 software image available

From: Ferenc Szekely ferenc at maemo.org
Date: Thu Nov 2 15:05:44 EET 2006

Nokia is publishing a new software image for the Nokia 770 Internet
Tablets today. This is an update to the latest OS 2006 software edition.

The update includes improvements in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections,
Internet calling audio quality and browser functionality, among other

For updating your software using a Linux computer, please visit
maemo.org [1].

Release Notes

Internet Call
o Volume level improvements
o Improved microphone background noise filtering

File Manager
o Improved file handling operations:
  e.g. moving files from folders between local device & MMC
o Added function to rename folders

o Local playback of MPEG video improved
o Streaming of WAV improved

o Improved stability
o Improved handling of streaming audio formats
o Patch for certificate signature verification

o Improved quality of Bluetooth connections
o Improved quality of WLAN connections

RSS Feed Reader
o Added image support to previously saved feeds
o Fixes to memory leaks

Internet Search home applet
o Pre-installed Wikipedia search engine added

Memory Card
o Capability to use 2GB RS-MMC memory cards
o Possibility to rename the MMC-card

General Improvements
o Improved device SW stability
o Finger usage improvements
o Localization fixes
o Improved stability of hand-writing and teaching of hand-writing

On behalf of the whole Maemo Team,

[1] http://maemo.org/maemowiki/HOWTO_FlashLatestNokiaImageWithLinux

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