webOS 1.4 to bring video recording, Flash support coming, 3D gaming now possible!

webOS 1.4 to bring video recording, Flash support coming, 3D gaming now possible!
It became clear now that in addition to releasing versions of the Pre and Pixi through Verizon, Palm will also be outing version 1.4 of its still young operating system. What this will bring to the users is the much-wanted video recording and editing capabilities that were up to this point, missing.

Hey, any gamers out there? If you’ve thought simple web-based entertainment is all webOS can offer on the gaming front, well you’ve been wrong. Thanks to a new Plug-in Development Kit, Palm’s App Catalog is now offering seven 3D games, including NFS: Undercover, The Sims 3 and Asphalt 5: Elite Racing. So, why don’t you go check them out and report how your device handles them?

Another important update on its way to Palm’s is Flash 10.1 support for the browser. Now, that’s what we’re talking about, Palm, keep them coming! Still, bear in mind that it isn’t known exactly when Flash will be available. Expect it in the coming months as a free plug-in in the App Catalog.

Don’t leave this page just yet, as there is another thing that might appeal to future Pre Plus and Pixi Plus users. Palm and Verizon have unveiled an app, called Mobile Hotspot, which will basically allow your smartphone to turn into a Wi-Fi router for up to 5 devices simultaneously. Sounds cool to us!

Do you find these new additions to Palm’s webOS platform intriguing enough? Sound off in the comments!

*Update: You can watch the full Palm presentation at CES below!



1. AZNphoneGeek

Posts: 200; Member since: May 15, 2009

go palm!

2. phone333

Posts: 331; Member since: Feb 04, 2009

Finally some "REAL" WebOS news... This is pretty cool. I agree with you...GO PALM !!!

4. tempdogg74

Posts: 136; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

:) I am so happy my Palm Pre just got the kick it needed to start 2010 off with a bang 3D gaming_flash and video recordings. Sprint Palm saved you a valued customer but I'm still stayn contract free.

3. branmcc03

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

Just in case you guys didnt know there has been a wifi router out for the pre with sprint for about 7 months now.

6. phone333

Posts: 331; Member since: Feb 04, 2009

True.. that's how some people were able to use the homebrew app "My tether" and connect their PC. I think the Pre has everything it needs, they just need to run the updates and unleash it all.

5. Illyich

Posts: 167; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Why don't all smartphones have flash support? It's insane!

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