Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12: Released for mobile devices

Plasma Mobile Gear

Source: Plasma Mobile Project

KDE started an interesting project to bring its environment to mobile devices. Now, Plasma Mobile Gear reaches its version 21.12 for Plasma Mobile (the mobile environment). It has been 3 months of intense development since version 21.08 was released, during which time there have been extensive updates and improvements.

On the one hand, the telephony stack has been changed from oFono to ModemManager. The latter integrates with the NetworkManager network administration daemon, it is more reliable than oFono, as well as getting more frequent updates due to the more active development of said project. The app to send or receive SMS / MMS messages and the call app now use ModemManager as a backend.

More about Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 changes

Other improvements of Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 are:

  • Dialer received haptic feedback support for incoming call notifications.
  • Full MMS support has arrived.
  • From now on you can delete individual messages and resend a failed message.
  • Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 has improved support for external displays, so users should have no problem when connecting the mobile device to an external display, with no issues in resolution.
  • Now Plasma Mobile Gear has a multitude of updated apps, such as the Weather app for the weather now has a dynamic view and allows more precise locations, the Angelfish web browser has the option to delete the browsing history, NeoChat supports custom emojis and spell checking, KClock has notification improvements, Kalendar has new features, etc.
  • Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 has also undergone other changes and improvements, such as the built-in keyboard, the top panel with a new airplane mode quick setting, and the ability to open the KClock app by touching the watch.
  • And don't forget about bug fixes and other internal improvements to improve performance, user experience, improved window animations, etc.

More information - Official website of the project

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