Where Are The Release Notes For Recent Software Updates? (Last Update: 2020.08.27)

2020.09.28 – Release Notes (Software Version 43.6.22 / 0.4.3; Firmware Version: 3.1.2; File Size: 45MB)

  • Mutes button clicking at the lowest volume
  • Improved operability of brightness settings
  • Improved product stability

2020.08.27 – Release Notes (Software Version 4.1.16 / 0.5.5; 1.3.8/1.0.13; Firmware Version: 1.2.8; File Size: 45MB)

  • Improved translation accuracy when translating from the following languages.
    • Japanese
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Traditional Chinese
    • Danish
    • English (UK)
    • English (India)
    • English (Austria)
    • Czech language
    • Finnish
    • French (France)
    • German
    • Indonesian
    • Italian
    • Korean
    • Spain (US)
    • Swedish
    • Turkish
  • Other improvements to the stability of the device.

2020.06.01 – Release Notes (Software Version 4.1.06 / 0.5.5; 1.3.8/1.0.13; Firmware Version: 1.2.5; File Size: 45MB)

  • Optimized camera translation function
  • Improved in translation overlay layout in camera mode
  • Zoom function added in camera mode

2020.05.11 – Release Notes (Software Version 4.1.03 / 0.5.5; 1.3.8/1.0.13; Firmware Version: 1.2.0; File Size: 45MB)

  • Retranslation function added (function to translate a phrase that was previously translated into another language)
  • Addition of reverse translation function (a function that can translate a phrase that has been previously translated back to the original language)
  • Other improvements to the stability of the device.

2020.03.31 – Notice of termination of Basque Voice Output

Basque voice output will no longer be supported on Pocketalk starting April 8th, 2020. This will only be displayed as text only going forward. We will endeavor to try to bring this language back but in the future and will update accordingly.

2020.04.27 – Release Notes (Software Version 3.6.13 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version: 3.0.8; File Size: 170MB)

  • Improved Stability of the device

2020.04.16 – Release Notes (Software Version 1.3.8 / 1.0.13;1.3.8 / 1.0.13 File Size: 45MB)

  • Chinese Roleplay lessons added

2020.02.27 – Release Notes (Software Version 3.4.09 / 0.5.5; 1.2.3/1.0.12; Firmware Version: 1.2.0; File Size: 90MB)

  • Improved the camera focus feature.
  • Improved the font size of results in camera translations.
  • Improved the UI for language selection screen.
  • Other improvements to the stability of the device.

2020.02.06 – Release Notes (no changes on software side)

  • Improved the translation speed for translations carried out in China. (Allows the device to choose the fastest and optimal 3G or 4G (LTE) networks available)
  • Added the following 5 new languages that can be displayed on the Pocketalk Center (browser): Thai, Chinese (Traditional), Portuguese, Malay and Russian.

2020.01.29 – Release Notes (Software Version 3.6.02 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 3.0.6; File Size: 170MB)

  • Implemented feature for allowing language selection from the "Flag List" screen.
  • Implemented the Lock Screen feature.

2019.12.06 – Release Notes (Software Version 3.5.00 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 3.0.6; File Size: 170MB)

  • Implemented the "Create template text" feature on Pocketalk Center, allowing you to create and save templates for frequently used translations.

2019.11.18 – Release Notes (Software Version 3.4.00 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 3.0.4; File Size: 170MB)

  • Enhanced the audio recognition speed for translating.
  • Implemented "Communication Plan" feature for confirming the time remaining on the Global Mobile Data (only for "Built-in Data" models with eSIM embedded)
  • Added audio read outs for the following 5 languages. Ukrainian, Sinhala, Nepali, Filipino, Bengali

2019.09.02 – Release Notes (Software Version 3.1.01 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 3.0.4; File Size: 190MB)

  • Enhanced the audio synthesis engines for English (US) language.
  • English (US) translations in the history can now be read out in offline state.
  • Bug fix for issues where audio read outs not working properly for certain languages.

2019.07.18 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.9.06 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 3.0.2; File Size: 170MB)

  • Updated software to latest version.
  • Improved the overall stability of translations.

2019.06.25 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.9.01 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.6; File Size: 156MB)

  • Improved the audio readouts for the following languages: Italian, Korean, Cantonese, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), German.

2019.05.30 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.8.02 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.6; File Size: 106MB)

  • Optimized the starting point of the voice recognition.

2019.05.15 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.7.01 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.6; File Size: 106MB)

  • Audio readout quality for Catalan, Croatian and Tamil enhanced.
  • Improved the translation accuracy for Cantonese to Japanese.
  • Improved the translation accuracy for Cantonese to English.

2019.04.10 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.5.01 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.6)

  • Changed the fonts used for Thai translation results.
  • Enhanced the stability of Cantonese translations
  • Improved the translation accuracy for Chinese (Traditional)

And other enhancements to improve the stability of the product overall.
2019.03.26 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.4.00 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.6)

  • Improved the translation accuracy for Cantonese.

2019.03.14 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.3.00 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.6)

  • Updated software to the latest version.
  • Improved the stability of Internet connectivity.

2019.03.04 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.3.00 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.5)

  • Allowed options “Delete from History” and “Delete from Favorites” to be selected individually from the “Reset” option.

2019.02.18 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.2.00 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.5)

  • Resolved issues where translations become unstable when certain operations are carried out.
  • Changes made to the System Language names displayed on selection.

2019.01.25 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.0.04 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.5)

  • Resolved issues related to telecommunication.

2019.01.10 – Release Notes (Software Version 2.0.04 / 0.4.2; Firmware Version 2.0.4)

  • Improved the stability of the software on product launch.
  • Resolved minor issues found in the audio search keywords for the language selection screen.

2018.12.27 – Release Notes (Version 2.0.03 / 0.4.2)

  • Updated the engine for Japanese voice readouts.
  • Implemented “Tutorial screen” for translations.
  • Added Italian and German to the System Language.
  • Improved the stability of the audio input processing.

2018.11.29 – Release Notes (Version 1.4.01 / 0.4.1)

  • Improved the response speed of the translations.
  • Changed the “minimum battery required for having Updates run” from the original 50% to 30%.

2018.11.13 – Release Notes (Version 1.3.01 / 0.4.1)

  • Fixed issue where an occasional delay would occur before translations.
  • Fixed issue where cancelling an ongoing translation would take time on occasions.
  • Changed / improved the fonts used in the below languages: Ukrainian, Kazakh, Greek, Kyrgyz, Serbian, Tajik, Bulgarian, Belarusian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Russian

2018.10.25 – Release Notes (Version 1.2.01 / 0.4.1)

  • Fixed issues where the device would not go into sleep mode properly (in certain situations).
  • Improved / enhanced the behavior of the speech to text functionality.
  • Adjusted the volume of the “beep” sound (sound for notifying start of recording)

2018.10.15 – Release Notes (Version 1.1.11 / 0.4.1)

  • Fixed speech recognition issues with Cantonese language.
  • Audio output supported on Hindi language.
  • Improved / enhanced the behavior of the language selection via voice recognition.

To have the prompt come up for downloading the latest software updates, be sure to have the device charged to above 50% battery, and connect to a Wi-Fi network.