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Release Notes


Added Features
Simple press of folder button changes active folder while document launcher is open

Made manual firmware check more informative

Added correct keyboard layout images to show on heads-up display

Performance optimizations and library updates

Fixed v1.2.0 regression where incorrect screen is shown during FOTA update

Fixed timer bug where it is reset when spacebar console opens

Fixed plugins bug where they don't cycle for CJK languages

Fixed title overflow bug for CJK languages in Quick Access Mode

Fixed Quick Access Mode bug where it doesn't update documents on context switching

Fixed unexpected timer reset bug

Fixed shred/archive/move bug that prevented the function from working when it was the last document in different folder

Fixed caret bug where it doesn't work for languages when WASD are moved

Fixed an error when trying to save shredded document

Fixed doc not found error

Fixed Document Launcher bug to display the most recent documents.

Fixed TypeError: Cannot read property 'uuid' of undefined error

Fixed shredding active document bug when device doesn't replace it

Fixed empty folders bug when they aren't filled when syncing moved documents

Fixed document launcher bug when it isn't updated when syncing moved documents

Added Features

Added support for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages

Added new document quick access method using [new] + [pg up] and [pg dn] command 

Added support for moving documents from Postbox to Traveler

Bug Fixes

Fixed [new] + [shift] command conflict between WASD moving cursor function and cycling through languages.

Fixed fast document launcher opening bug. 

Fixed TypeError bug.

Fixed document selection error that displayed non-existing document.

Fixed page counter bug; page counter now updates with removed text.

Fixed Bookmark Function bug; bookmark viewer now correctly displays current document first, then bookmarked documents, followed by all other documents. 

Fixed Quick Access bug that reordered documents with incomplete updates.

Fixed password bug that prompted user to enter password without login. 

Fixed input method bug; language no longer changes upon device initiation. 

Fixed spacebar console bug that added extra space to text area when showing spacebar console.

Fixed naming bug that resulted in error when creating several USB documents with same case-insensitive name.

Fixed Document Manager bug that required [Shift] + [number] command to select documents on keyboards where numbers are mapped differently. 

Added Features

Added lid sensor function

Added automatic wake/sleep function

Improved screen refresh performance with code optimizations

Improved manual firmware update checks

Bug fixes

Fixed Mass Storage bug that would only enumerate once every two attempts

Fixed Lock Screen bug where text was not completely obscured

Fixed wrong date on first boot

Initial Release


New features

New screensavers (Jane Austen, Alexandre Dumas)

Updated Linux kernel

Drastically improved charging.

Ported simple screensaver functionality

Updated cryptographic verification process to guarantee delivery of future updates

Ported remaining languages from v1.4.x firmware (Hungarian, Latvian Alt-Gr, French BEPO, Swedish Dvorak, Polish QWERTZ, Polish Programmers, Slovak, Slovenian, and EurKEY)

Bug fixes

Fixed issue that prevented units from timing out after mounting USB storage

New features

Now syncs user email address changes between Freewrite and Postbox

New Keyboard layouts: Slovakian, Slovenian, Polish Programmers, EurKey, French BePo, Latvian, Hungarian, Swedish Dvorak

Changed English International layout to input C-cedilla and regular consonant characters (non-acute) when pressing the apostrophe dead-key (requires reboot to take effect)

Changed draft sync status hotkey for CJK languages to New + SpaceBar (long press)

Added “Simple Screensaver” option which replaces all screensaver art

Added user settings: Simple Screensaver, Disable English Keyboard Layout

Upgraded Dropbox from v1 API to v2 API

Bug fixes

Fixed appearance of caret for CJK languages

Fixed bug where draft sync status (e.g. “Synced three minutes ago”) could be incorrect

Improved reliability of syncing (certain issues that may have required reboot now fixed)

Fixed keyboard layout bug; now resets correct keyboard layout on boot

Disabled extra keyboard power consumption in sleep

Fixed “keyboard panic” in certain Batch 3 units

Added features

New screensaver (Dickens)

New battery charge indicator (long press of spacebar)

New keyboard layout art (long press of spacebar)

New USB mass storage feature (documents can be downloaded to PC)

New lock-screen option (enabled via Postbox Device Settings page)

Added beta Chinese, Japanese, Korean (CJK) support with Input Method Editors (IMEs)

Added beta Hebrew, Arabic support

Added Reset Password option to user login modals which sends you a password reset link

The Send key now emails both PDF and TXT versions of document.

Bug fixes

Fixed Latvian keyboard layout

Fixed issue that prevented certain users’ devices from upgrading successfully

Added features

New keyboard layouts: Dvorak (English), Colemak (English), Bulgarian, Czech, English (International), Norwegian, French (Canadian), French (Swiss), Polish

New hotkey: Special + L toggles front-light on and off

New hotkey: Special + Shift toggles status bars in backwards order

Screenplay writing support: Fountain parser (including formatted PDFs) and FDX file export

New screensaver

Bug fixes

Firmware fix: Fixed issue with certain USB-C chargers causing Freewrite to soft-brick (requiring power cycle to reboot)

Fixed WiFi reminder bug; WiFi reminder now only occurs once after toggling WiFi switch to OFF position. While WiFi switch is in ON the reminder will occur less frequently (every 15 minutes).

Stopwatch is no longer reset by notification

Fixed word count bug

Fixed bug that could prevent user from logging in (related to anonymous user print jobs)

Improved Markdown formatting, including cuddled lists and footnotes

Initial Release