Phone update: OTA-7

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates are provided below:

Scopes

  • Improved social media handling – support for ‘Likes’ and ‘Retweets’

Browser

  • Add search to history view
  • Improved context menu with options to download links
  • Http basic auth support

Gallery

  • Support SVG format
  • Soundcloud webapp now plays in the background

Bug Fixes

  • Fix for test.mmrow exploit
  • https://launchpad.net/canonical-devices-system-image/+milestone/ww40-2015
  • Fixes for the UI freezing (FD leaks)
  • Does not create crash reports on stable channel by default
  • Fix the QML cache and restore consistent app startup times
  • Fixes to use less memory by default in the browser and avoid webapps showing a white screen
  • Improvements to screen banking, use of proximity sensor

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