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PR1.1 the new firmware update for the Nokia N900

2 January 2010Entry by

As we already known, Nokia is preparing a new firmware update for the Nokia N900. The release date is still a mystery although the firmware update is called Fremantle PR1.1 by Nokia as it’s a maintenance update according to the Maemo community mailing list.

The news is that Nokia has selected a few contributors in order to join them on the testing experience as these have been received the invitation by mail. However the testers haven’t signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), Nokia encouraged them not to give details about the unreleased firmware update to the public.

The tester job it’s to report bug problems of these new firmware update. However, it already exist a way to report bug problems of the currently firmware by doing it at bugs.maemo.org. So if you have found a few, you are welcome to report it as they could be fixed for the next firmware update.

It seems that the most required feature by the users as the web browsing in portrait view isn’t available on the update according to the source. Apart from that, it seems that these new firmware update makes the Nokia N900 feels snappier.

In addition, Quim Gil from Maemo devices said about the release date: “It will go out when it´s ready”. So try to have your eye wide open for the release of these new firmware update.


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