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WD TV Live: 1.02.21 firmware update now available

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Western Digital has released a new firmware update – 1.02.21 – for the WD TV Live.

According to the official release notes (PDF), the 1.02.21 update includes:

  • Added Play To support for Microsoft Windows 7.
  • Added external subtitle location options (Up/Down arrows).
  • Added larger subtitle font size options.
  • Added Western European language input for keyboard.
  • Added serial and part number to About page.
  • Added support for embedded subtitles in mpg files.
  • Added new category in Photo/Video to view by date.
  • Added a field in network settings for changing the workgroup name.
  • Added ability to play a video from the preview window without restarting.
  • Added username/password feature for SAMBA security.
  • Added Wireless LAN strength bar in Network info page.
  • Changed default browsing by date to start with the latest files first.
  • Changed video browse default to Preview mode instead of Thumbnail mode.
  • Corrected several language translations issues.
  • Resolved Cover-Art issue with folder.jpg & file.jpeg
  • Resolved slow to source MKV files over network share.
  • Resolved issues with external subtitle sync adjustment (Right/Left arrows).
  • Resolved abnormal display of BMP photos through a media server.
  • Resolved audio channel information showing up in AutoPlay mode.
  • Resolved Blu-ray ISO subtitles not displaying throughout video playback.
  • Resolved Blu-ray slow playback across SAMBA.
  • Resolved camera files not enumerating correctly in mass storage.
  • Resolved login issue with SAMBA after exiting screen saver.
  • Resolved DVR-MS black screen problem on resume after fast-forward and rewind.
  • Resolved external sub/idx subtitles flashbacking issue.
  • Resolved playback across media server failures.
  • Resolved hard drive icon from disappearing in the video list under preview mode.
  • Resolved issue of HDMI becoming jittery after long-time play.
  • Resolved M4V files not supporting fast-forward and rewind.
  • Resolved manual network addressing issue.
  • Resolved missing shuffle & repeat icon for slideshow within Flickr.
  • Resolved music search not displaying playlist names.
  • Resolved network devices (SAMBA) disappearing without warning.
  • Resolved PTP issue of unsupported video file formats DX6490, DIMAGE Z2 & X1, Optio555, and DMC-FX2.
  • Resolved Sony Walkman not showing photos within directory.
  • Resolved unsupported file formats not showing an error message.
  • Resolved video playback overscan issue for CRT TVs.
  • Resolved WIFI Belkin F6D4050 with RAlink 3070 chip, and Linksys WUSUB100 Ver 2.
  • Resolved WIFI ZyXel NWD-270N dongle not enumerating.

Man, that’s a lot of stuff. The bigger, the better? Guess I’ll find out after I install it.