HP TouchPad receives webOS (3.0.5) software update

The HP TouchPad users have not been totally forgotten, the company has released an update to their discontinued mobile platform taking the version to webOS 3.0.5. The update fixes some bugs while improving the overall experience.

The update also improves the Email and Calendar applications and offers improved video calling features. You will receive the update over-the-air and find the details of how you can perform the update here.

The update changelog follows:
  • Faster switching between Day, Week, and Month views, and faster event display in Calendar.
  • Faster scrolling when reading an email message.
  • Email attachments are now saved with draft messages.
  • Added sender photos and IM presence indicators in Email.
  • Improved stability when watching video in the Web app.
  • Improved handling of MP3s that are transferred from a computer using USB Drive mode.
  • Added a dedicated view of contacts available for a video call, for quicker setup of a video call.
  • New alert when video quality might be lower because of network issues.
  • When typing, pressing the space bar twice inserts a period. This can be toggled on and off.
  • Auto-correction can be turned off directly from the onscreen keyboard.
  • Added support for HTTP Live Streaming.

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