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Firmware update 1.1.01 fixes bugs!

Posted by Charbax on 12th October 2009

Early reports in the forum http://forum.archosfans.com/viewtopic.php?p=170183#p170183 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 http://update.archos.com/7/archos5/archos5_r1.1.01/firmware_archos5.aos

Jaffar of Archos Staff reports in the forum how it is recommended to clean install this firmware: http://forum.archosfans.com/viewtopic.php?p=170361#p170361

You can discuss this firmware update here in this thread http://forum.archosfans.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=26375

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