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Old 01-21-2011, 08:09 AM
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Default Cowon D3 Firmware v1.25

Another day, another firmware update.

Download: http://download.cowon.com/data/C08/D3/1_25/update.zip

Site: http://board.cowon.com/zeroboard/zbo...3&bmenu=iAUDIO

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* Music Player
Speed up the next song or previous song switch
Stop playing, song occurs jeonhwangan modify the reverb reverberation

* Video player
Playing screen, touch and hold to change the aspect ratio (Auto, 16:9, 4:3)
Playing in the multi-touch UI hidden features add to the pan & scan tuning
To initialize the player to run the show just before the play scene
Display your Name in

* improve the stability behavior
Media scan file is being scanned, or thumbnail display
Scanning stops when an error occurs during the scan thumbnail processing

* Photo Viewer
Gif files of small size display error correction
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Old 01-21-2011, 10:02 AM
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Good, I'd like to see some video in order to post a comment.
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Old 01-21-2011, 05:05 PM
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Well, at least they know it still needs work and they are putting some energy into it.
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Old 01-21-2011, 07:01 PM
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They're really churning them out, huh I'll be interested in see how much fast the song changes will be as it seemed that was one of the slower aspects of the player.
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Old 01-29-2011, 03:32 PM
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I'm convinced any company's first attempt at android should be avoided. Archos is an example. Their first android tablets are regrettable. The Gen8s are the best I've seen from anyone so far. Given what I've read about Cowon's D3 it appears to be following that pattern exactly.
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Old 01-29-2011, 03:47 PM
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If they upgrade Android from 2.1 to 2.2, that alone would probably improve the player by a lot.
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Old 01-29-2011, 03:56 PM
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BUT, archos fucked up tremendously on the software part AND then didn't change anything about it. they kind of abandoned ship, which is not a nice thing to do for a device that's been around barely a year or two. also android 1.5/6 is sluggish as hell even on smart phones of that era.

Cowon on the other hand has already supplied 2 (or 3?) firmware upgrades that apparently fixed/alleviated some major issues within a months' time.

that's a feat archos has to earn themselves, though it looks as if the success of the gen 8 devices will take care of that deficiency. you can tell that the prior products were shelf warmers. (but that didn't stop charbax "selling" those devices as if he was an archos pimp)
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Old 01-29-2011, 05:00 PM
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Archos knows the gen8s have the right guts, and they also have updated them several times since they came out. Charbox gets anything Archos makes for free it seems, and I would rank any device I got for free higher than it would deserve if I'd paid for it. As such I decline offers of free products.
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Old 01-31-2011, 12:00 PM
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The downloadable firmware files are zips. Are they copied whole to the D3 to update the D3, or do they have to be unpacked then copied? Most android devices I have are updated with one file copied to the device, although that one file is always an archive file with more than one file inside.
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Old 02-01-2011, 09:07 AM
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Is the firmware add Gapless quility?
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Old 02-01-2011, 10:41 AM
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Cowon Global now has x.25 firmwares for EU, North America, and... "non-EU"? - http://www.cowonglobal.com/zeroboard...?id=C08&no=429

Pretty obvious what's going to be the difference in the EU firmware, but I wonder what's the difference between the other two?
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DMB may be the difference.
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