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Firmware update 1.1.01 fixes bugs!

Posted by Charbax on 12th October 2009

Early reports in the forum are describing this new firmware update as possibly fixing many of the early bugs in earlier firmware versions for the Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android:

Firmware Version 1.1.01

* Bluetooth: provide better auto-reconnect support for A2DP headsets
* Multimedia: faster MKV parser implementation and smoother H264 playback
* Cell phone tethering for data access: tethering is supported under Archos Media Center and Android is now made aware of tether network connectivity
* Sound recorder: add capability to record in PCM under android
* TV output support: desktop icons are now resized to avoid overlapping on PAL/NTSC output
* USB connection: a ftp and samba server are running on the device when mounting usbnet connection, device behaves now like a network file server
* Android debug bridge: ADB is now enabled with user shell privilege
* Recording: sound saturation issue has been fixed
* Archos media center launcher widget: provide a faster shortcuts display
* Hardware support: improved GPS and Wi-Fi driver

You can download the firmware here

Jaffar of Archos Staff reports in the forum how it is recommended to clean install this firmware:

You can discuss this firmware update here in this thread

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