Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Apr 2014 09:49 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

And the updates keep on coming.

  • Two-way sync of Exchange contacts.
  • Over-the-air (OTA) provisioning: Receive mobile data and MMS access point settings from your operator over-the-air
  • Share and receive pictures and contacts via MMS (experimental)
  • EXIF data is now stored in photos taken with camera.
  • Save GPS coordinates in captured photos [Settings->Apps->Camera]
  • Set default account to be used for sending emails [Settings->Apps->Email]
  • Swipe to close gesture available as a setting and disabled by default for new users [Settings->System->Shortcuts]
  • Visual interaction hints in events view, browser, camera, email, phone and messages apps
  • Keyboard sounds [Settings->System->Sounds and feedback->Touch screen tones]

The update also fixes the Heartbleed security issue.

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Comment by stabbyjones
by stabbyjones on Sat 12th Apr 2014 23:59 UTC
stabbyjones
Member since:
2008-04-15

400 euros is way too much.

You can get the revolution from geeksphone for almost half that.

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RE: Comment by stabbyjones
by shmerl on Sun 13th Apr 2014 18:45 in reply to "Comment by stabbyjones"
shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

And, it doesn't work with North American networks. A good start, but way not enough.

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RE: Comment by stabbyjones
by NicePics13 on Sun 13th Apr 2014 22:08 in reply to "Comment by stabbyjones"
NicePics13 Member since:
2009-06-08

revolution from geeksphone

Not quite the same thing - Java/HTML5 vs a complete GNU userland - but I do agree on the hefty pricetag.
But then again nobody needs a smartphone.

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RE[2]: Comment by stabbyjones
by zima on Tue 15th Apr 2014 23:19 in reply to "RE: Comment by stabbyjones"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

It's getting hard to buy non-smartphones. In a few years, it might be almost impossible, in some areas.

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