Verizon Pixi Plus Users Get webOS 1.4.5

Precentral is reporting that Verizon has released webOS 1.4.5 for Pixi Plus users. Pre Plus users are out of luck, and the update is nowhere to be seen for AT&T users either.

The release notes are the same as for the Sprint release. No new surprises, and remember that not all PDK apps have been ported to the Pixi platform (including the favorite of many, Angry Birds).

Version information
  • Version: webOS 1.4.5
  • Release date: 30 August 2010
New applications

NONE

Feature changes to existing applications
System
  • Palm Pixi and Palm Pixi Plus phones can now run 3D games and other apps developed with the webOS PDK. Check App Catalog for titles that are compatible with your phone.
  • This release includes minor fixes and enhancements to support the public release of the webOS PDK.
Web
  • If a user enters text in a field on certain websites, the screen focus now remains on the text being entered.
  • This release fixes a rare problem so that podcasts now download correctly.
Security

This release addresses several security issues with the Palm webOS software.

We’d like to thank Nils of MWR InfoSecurity and Chris Clark for their help in identifying the issues addressed in this release. Individuals interested in contacting Palm to report suspected security issues can find more information at palm.com/security.

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