[Pre] webOS 1.3.5, webOS 1.3.5.1 and the CES 2010

European customers are still waiting for webOS 1.3.5 update. The European carrier Telefonica (o2 and MoviStar)  seems not to have approved it yet. Meanwhile it seems versions 1.3.5 had issues. According to PreCentral.net, Palm Pre customers on Sprint (USA) and Bell (Canada) are able to update to version 1.3.5.1 since Januar 5th, 2010. Version 1.3.5 has been released in the US and Canada on December 29th, 2009. Issues with homebrew apps on 1.3.5 and 1.3.5.1 It is known, that webOS 1.3.5 breaks homebrew installer PreWare. Known workaround is using WebOS Quick Install to remove and then reinstall PreWare. It should be working well again. There are also issues with homebrew apps that don't contain  an appinfo.json file. Apps not properly prepared would not be getting moved from /var to /media/cryptofs/apps. Package Manager Service 0.9.24.3 has fixes for this problem. And the latest 1.3.5.1 also breaks myTether. This seems not resolved yet. Amazing news In the meantime people from the WebOS Internal forums have discovered, that webOS 1.3.5 includes Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL). SDL allows hardware accelerated graphics and sound and is available on different platforms for free and open source. Via homebrew installer PreWare a playable alpha version of Doom using SDL has already been released. Europeans still waiting Although Palm is said to be unveiling something big on the CES 2010 tomorrow, we don't expect Telefonica to approve 1.3.5 until then for Europe. It is rumored, on the CES Verizon Wireless will be officially named the new partner for a device called Palm Pre Plus (Palm Pre 3). Links » PreCentral: webOS 1.3.5.1 Available for OTA Download... » PreCentral: webOS 1.3.5.1 goes live for Pre users on Bell... » PreCentral Forums: Status of Preware and 1.3.5... » PreCentral Forums: Preware + mytether unavailable after 1.3.5.1... » WebOS Internals Wiki: Doom on Palm Pre... » Wikipedia: Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)... » WebOS Blog: Was kommt zur CES 2010 von Palm? (Google translated link)... » PhoneArea: Verizon to get Palm Pre Plus... Video
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