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OpenHarmony 3.0 launched, check new features details

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OpenHarmony 3.0

Last Thursday, OpenAtom Foundation has started a new chapter in HarmonyOS open source project development and launched OpenHarmony 3.0. The latest version has been announced to release on September 30 and it’s unveiled as scheduled.

According to the information, the OpenHarmony 3.0 will pave our way to the HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system version. Reports reveal that the HarmonyOS 3.0 will launch soon but there’s no official information available on this matter at the moment.

Meanwhile, we’ll dive deep into the OpenHarmony 3.0 and find out, what this new version brings to the consumer.

As mentioned on the released notes, the OpenHarmony 3.0 is based on the OpenHarmony 2.2 Beta 2 and brings substantial improvements over the past version and optimizes the operating system including the followings:

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OpenHarmony 3.0

New features and functions of the standard system:

  • The user program framework supports service capability (ServiceAbility, DataAbility) and thread model.
  • Supports file security access, that is, the ability to convert files into URIs and resolve URIs to open files.
  • Support the basic ability of device management PIN code authentication.
  • Support the basic capabilities of relational databases and distributed data management.
  • Support Ark JS compilation toolchain and runtime, support OpenHarmony JS UI framework application development and operation.
  • Support remote binding ServiceAbility, FA cross-device migration capabilities.
  • Support application notification subscription and application notification message redirection capabilities.
  • Support the input method framework and support the input of basic English letters, symbols, and numbers.
  • The camera application supports basic capabilities for previewing, taking pictures, and recording videos.
  • Support CS basic call and GSM short message capabilities.
  • Support timer capability and provide timing time zone management capability.
  • Under the distributed networking between standard devices, it provides permission verification functions when applications access peer resources or capabilities across devices.

New features and functions for lightweight and small systems:

  • New lightweight distributed capability enhancements are added to support starting Ability on standard systems from lightweight systems.
  • Soft bus capability enhancement support, providing authentication channel transmission capability, used for device binding.
  • Enhanced support for lightweight globalization capabilities, and support for 31 new languages.
  • A new permission attribute field and its writing interface are added to the lightweight system, and upper-layer applications can implement related services through this field.

OpenHarmony 3.0 launched and matches the following development environment:

OpenHarmony 3.0

What is OpenHarmony:

The OpenHarmony is the next-gen open-source operating system, which is supported on several platforms and works on the Internet of everything. Following its development, Huawei has officially donated the source code to the open source foundation – OpenAtom.

OpenHarmony Systems:

Mini system:

A mini system runs on devices whose memory is greater than or equal to 128 KiB and that are equipped with MCU processors such as Arm Cortex-M and 32-bit RISC-V. This system provides multiple lightweight network protocols and graphics frameworks, and a wide range of reading/write components for the IoT bus. Typical products include connection modules, sensors, and wearables for smart homes.

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Small system:

A small system runs on devices whose memory is greater than or equal to 1 MiB and that are equipped with application processors such as Arm Cortex-A. This system provides higher security capabilities, standard graphics frameworks, and video encoding and decoding capabilities. Typical products include smart home IP cameras, electronic cat eyes, and routers, and event data recorders (EDRs) for smart travel.

Standard system:

A standard system runs on devices whose memory is greater than or equal to 128 MiB and that are equipped with application processors such as ARM Cortex-A. This system provides a complete application framework supporting the enhanced interaction, 3D GPU, hardware composer, diverse components, and rich animations. This system applies to high-end refrigerator displays.

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DevEco Studio 3.0 beta 1:

Ahead of the OpenHarmony 3.0, Huawei released also released DevEco Studio 3.0 IDE, which comes with a bunch of new features for developers to build apps for the HarmonyOS 3.0 software system.

Huawei launched DevEco Studio 3.0, beta 1 available to download

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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December 2021 security update released for Huawei Nova 4 smartphone

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Huawei Nova 4 December update

Huawei Nova 4 smartphone began collecting December 2021 HarmonyOS security update that fixes for CVEs and threats found in the previous software updates. Accoridng to the information, the latest update comes with a new HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.216.

The December 2021 update for Huawei Nova 4 only brings improvement for device security that resolves 1 CVE in framework, 2 CVEs in Kernel, 3 CVEs in the system, 3 CVEs in applications, and 62 CVEs in the third party library.

In the last update, the Chinese tech maker brought new features to the service center, input method, service widgets, input method, and system. Additionally, it fixed the problem of the abnormal display of some home screen icons as well as installed the September 2021 security patch.

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Huawei Nova 4 December update

New Software Update details:

Latest Version:

  • Huawei Nova 4 smartphone users grabbing HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.216 upgraded from 2.0.0.215.

Changelog:

  • Installs the HarmonyOS security patch released in December 2021 that increased system security

OW TO INSTALL:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the My Huawei app. To do this, open the My Huawei app, tap on the update, then select Check for updates, and then download and install.

Key points for users before Update:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.
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December 2021 security update rolling out for Huawei Mate 10 series [CN]

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Huawei Mate 10 December update

Huawei has begun releasing the latest December 2021 HarmonyOS security update for Huawei Mate 10 series smartphones. This update fixes several new bugs and vulnerabilities found in the latest software build and provides better system security.

According to the information, Huawei Mate 10 series December 2021 update upgrade the device HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.215 to new HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.216. It’s really impressive that the Chinese tech maker sending continuous updates for its old flagships.

Huawei Mate 10 series models:

  • Huawei Mate 10 ALP-AL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 ALP-TL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 BLA-AL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro BLA-AL00
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro BLA-AL00

Huawei Mate 10 December update

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Before you upgrade:

  1. We recommend you take a backup of your important data.
  2. Use a stable connection to download the update package.
  3. Do not forcefully turn off the phone, once the installation is started.

HOW TO INSTALL:

To download this update manually, go to Settings then System & updates, then open Software update, from here select Check for updates. If an update is available it’ll pop up on your phone and an option of Download and install will appear. Press the option and start to download.

Alternatively, you can also request software updates through the My Huawei app. To do this, open the My Huawei app, tap on the update, then select Check for updates, and then download and install.

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About Huawei Mate 10:

Launched in 2017, Huawei Mate 10 smartphone sports a 5.99 inch IPS display with 2560 x 1440p resolution, expands 150.5 x 77.8 x 8.2 mm, weighs 186g, powered by Kirin 970 processor with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, 4000mAh battery, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage.

Huawei Mate 10 comes pre-installed with EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 and has a 20MP dual camera with dual-LED flash as well as an 8MP front camera. This phone supports Nano SIM Card, WiFi, GPS, NFC, HSPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE+ and more.

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Huawei HarmonyOS December 2021 Updates List

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HarmonyOS December 2021 updates

Huawei has almost reached the conclusion of the long-running race of HarmonyOS software updates rollout. As recently, it was reported the 141 Huawei devices have been upgraded over HarmonyOS operating system as of December 2, 2021. The Chinese tech maker has covered the least possible device with HarmonyOS operating. In the meantime, it is available only to the Chinese market. However, it could open for the global HarmonyOS global market in 2022.

On the other hand, the company introduced EMUI 12 as the next major software update for global Huawei users. Also, the EMUI 12 beta has started for the flagship models including P40, Mate 40, and Mate 30 series.

Meanwhile, Huawei continues to send regular software updates for both Huawei and Honor HarmonyOS powered devices in China. More interestingly, several smartphones have already received this new security patch.

In a single month, Huawei releases many firmware updates along with HarmonyOS upgraded versions for several devices. So, in this update archive, you will get all insights of all types of HarmonyOS updates released in the month of December 2021 by Huawei.

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HarmonyOS December 2021 updates

Huawei HarmonyOS December 2021 Updates:

December 3, 2021:

  • Huawei MediaPad M5 series grabbing 2.0.0.125 software update. Read more
  • October 2021 security update with 2.0.0.126 released for Huawei Enjoy Tablet 10.1. Read more

December 2, 2021:

  • Huawei Maimang 9 is receiving November 2021 security update. Read more
  • Honor Note 10 smartphone starts receiving 2.0.0.125 firmware update. Read more
  • Honor 30S starts getting November 2021 security improvements. Read more
  • December 2021 update goes live for Huawei Mate X2 folding phone. Read more
  • Huawei P50 Pro getting December 2021 update. Read more
  • December 2021 firmware update out for Huawei Mate 30 series in China. Read more
  • Huawei is expanding Nova 5T November 2021 update in Europe. Read more
  • Huawei Nova 7 5G gets new optimizations with December 2021 security update. Read more
  • New 2.0.0.220 firmware update making its way to Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8. Read more
  • Honor Play 4 smartphone receiving November 2021 security update. Read more
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G grabbing November 2021 security update. Read more

December 1, 2021:

  • Huawei Mate 40 series getting December 2021 security update. Read more
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro 4G receiving December 2021 security update. Read more
  • December 2021 security patch released for Huawei Mate 40E. Read more
  • Honor X10 Max smartphone grabbing 2.0.0.212 software update. Read more
  • Huawei P40 Series smartphone gets December 2021 software update. Read more
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