In the beginning of this month a PR 1.2 was released by some guys which was not officially announced. Today a official release of new maemo verion 1.2 is being rolled out for Nokia N900 in UK. The rest of world will receive the update tomorrow Wednesday, May 26.
This new version of Maemo 5 comes with many new games such as Jurassic 3D Rollercoaster, Zen-bound, Angry Birds (level pack), Sygic, Kroll, Weatherbug, and GoGadget.
Other Important Changes:
The new features in mamo version 1.2 for Nokia N900 are:
- Qt 4.6.2 is now preinstalled on the OS.
- Changes for the video recording in the Camera Application.
- Video calling can be accessed through contacts.
- Can dial USSD Codes.
- No more “More” menu in application launcher, and is rearrangeable.
- Virtual Keyboard has been modified and now looks different.
- File Manager is now able to share any file and/or folder.
- Typing in Application Manager starts a search (like it is in Contacts or Media Player).
- Status area is now reachable in portrait mode
- Portrait mode Virtual Keyboard for browser. *Not yet confirmed* (Source)
The complete changelog can be found on the official maemo v1.2 page. If you want to update your device manually, find here the details how to do it.