Feature upgrade release to the Internet Tablet OS 2007 edition

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2007-07-06 07:02 UTC by Quim Gil

Nokia has just announced an update to the Internet Tablet OS 2007 edition, feature upgrade release is now available for download. The update (version number 4.2007.26-8) includes Skype client support, Adobe® Flash® 9 browser plug-in, improvements in online use times and single memory card support up to 8 GB. Also delightful new pre-installed content is available.

To check the version number of the current software on your device, Go to Tools > Control panel > About product.

You can update the software on your Nokia N800 Internet Tablet using your compatible Windows PC (see also the instructions for Linux ). Hook up your Nokia N800 Internet Tablet to your computer and launch the Internet Tablet Software Update wizard. The wizard will automatically update your device with the latest software release. If you have not yet installed the Internet Tablet Software update wizard onto your computer, please see instructions at http://nokia.com/support

Improvements in Internet Tablet OS 2007 edition

This new release provides:

Skype client support:

After downloading the new software for the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet and installing Skype, users are ready to make free Internet Calls to other Skype users and low cost calls to landline or mobile phone wherever there is a wireless connection. From coffee shops to offices, to hotels or even on the beach, users will now be able to make Skype calls anywhere they can find a wi-fi hotspot. The Skype user experience familiar from desktop includes also chat, presence, contact details and account management features. The feature upgrade includes easy and quick installer for Skype client.

Adobe® Flash® 9 browser plug-in

Adobe®Flash® 9 browser plug-in has been one of the most wanted features requested by the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet users. The upgrade to Adobe® Flash®9 browser plug-in opens the door to many rich media websites and considerably improves web usability. It also improves substantially the media performance when using video streaming services.

Up to 8GB memory card support

More music and more videos imply more memory resources. Memory card support has increased from 2GB to up to 8GB, covering most part of the range of memory cards available in the market nowadays.

With two memory card slots the devices memory capability is extendable up to 16 GB. Over 2 GB SD memory cards must be SDHC compatible.

Other Improvements

A lot of work has been done into increasing the battery life of the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet. Most of the improvements have been done around the wireless connection, resulting in remarkably longer online usages.

The new Internet Tablet OS brings some improvements at an application level as well. The most visible change is clarification of Now Playing and Library modes for Media Player. The contents of the cards are also scanned faster than before.

Touch screen sensitiveness has been improved through software enhancements. Now the screen areas with most intensive use register events more efficiently.

Nokia Internet Call Invitation (BETA) application

Nokia Internet Call Invitation (BETA) trial period has ended. The invitation mechanism has been removed and service will not be accessible after 2007-08-31.

New pre-installed content

  • Tableteer info applet
  • Updated Internet radio channels
  • Real Rhapsody player easy installer (available for US. residents only)
  • Piquant new web sites

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Quim Gil
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If you need support please ask in the maemo-users mailing list and be as precise as possible: http://maemo.org/community/mailing-lists.html

2007-08-03 05:15 UTC
jairus adams
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i got as far as updating my bwowser to 9.0 only for it not to except my wlan code. could someone assist me here?/ jair

2007-07-30 03:12 UTC
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