webOS 1.4.5 Released for Verizon, AT&T Palm Pre Plus

Thankfully, we saw a unified release of webOS 1.4.5 for both Verizon and AT&T. The update will of course come OTA (over the air), so there’s a good chance it hit your phone last night. Here’s the changelog from Palm for the AT&T update.

Version information

  • Version: webOS 1.4.5
  • Release date: 13 September 2010

New applications

  • NONE

Feature changes to existing applications

System

  • This release includes minor fixes and enhancements to support the public release of the webOS PDK.
  • This release may require you to update certain apps to their latest version to properly support the launch of the webOS Plug-in Development Kit (PDK). If you have a game that is not saving your game information correctly (high scores, stages, settings), check the App Catalog for updates. For more information on updating apps, see Using App Catalog .
  • 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.

Let’s hope that going forward carriers are a little quicker on the take. In any event, get to updating and let us know how webOS 1.4.5 works for you.

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