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Official Android 3.1 update for the Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet leaked?

We’ve seen the Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet rooted, patched with custom software, and unofficially updated to Android 3.1. But now it looks like Acer is working on an official software update for the tablet. A leaked copy is starting to make the rounds and a number of folks at the xda-developers forum have […]

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Android 3.1 over-the-air update coming to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer tomorrow

Asus has announced that it will roll out a software update for the Eee Pad Transformer tablet tomorrow updating the operating system from Android 3.0 to Android 3.1. Sure, a leaked copy of the update already hit the web this weekend, but if you’ve been waiting to go through official channels, it looks like the […]

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First look at Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb on the Motorola XOOM

Google Android 3.1 is now rolling out to Motorola XOOM tablets, and my test unit received the update this morning, so I thought it was time for a little tour. Overall the tablet feels faster thanks to improved hardware graphics acceleration, smoother system animations, and improved web browser performance. Interestingly, while the tablet scored higher […]

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When the time comes, installing Android 3.1 on the XOOM takes about 5 minutes

Google Android 3.1 has been rolling out for Motorola XOOM units for the past few days. While Google officials initially stated that the update would be available for Verizon XOOM 3G customers first, a number of people with WiFi-only tablets have also confirmed that they’ve received the update. Today I got an update notification on […]

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Asus working on Android 3.1, Windows 7 Pro updates to its tablet lineup

Asus currently offers a 10 inch tablet running Android 3.0 called the Eee Pad Transformer, and a 12 inch tablet running Windows 7 Home Premium called the Eee Slate EP121. It looks like the company’s Android tablet should soon receive an update bringing Android 3.1, while the Windows tablet will get a new sibling called […]