Motorola begins offering 4G upgrades to some XOOM owners

It’s taken about 6 months, but Motorola is finally starting to offer XOOM tablet owners the free 4G upgrade the company promised when it launched the tablet in February. Initially the XOOM shipped with a 3G radio for use on Verizon’s mobile broadband network, but Motorola said it would offer free upgrades within a few […]

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrades kick off with pilot program

Like so many tablets that have hit retail shelves this year, the Motorola XOOM launched in a slightly unfinished state. Updates have been rolling out, of course. Back in July a software update allowed owners of the Motorola XOOM to finally make use of the tablet’s microSD card expansion slot. Around the same time, a key […]

Verizon preparing to launch Android 3.2 for the Motorola XOOM 3G

It’s been almost a month since Motorola started pushing out an Android 3.2 software update for the WiFi-only version of the XOOM tablet. Now it looks like Verizon is getting ready to follow suit with the 3G version of Motorola’s flagship tablet. The company has posted an update on its support page for the XOOM […]

Motorola XOOM 4G upgrade coming… in September

Motorola managed to launch the first tablet to run Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb way back in February… but the company won’t be offering the finishing touch for another few months. When the Motorola XOOM shipped there were two things missing: a working SDHC card slot, and a 4G LTE radio. While the tablet had a […]

Deals of the Day (7-25-11)

Verizon Wireless has knocked $100 off the price of a Motorola XOOM tablet with 3G wireless. That means you can now pick up a 3G XOOM for the same price as a WiFi-only model… assuming you’re willing to sign up for a 3 year contract. Still, that’s probably the best price you’re going to find […]

How to install and root Android 3.2 on the Motorola XOOM

Motorola began rolling out an over-the-air software update for the Motorola XOOM tablet today. It brings Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb and it finally fixes the bug that prevented the microSD card slot on the tablet from functioning properly. But if you don’t feel like waiting for Motorola to send you an update, it’s possible to […]

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade clears the FCC

There are two updates Motorola promised when launching the XOOM tablet in February. First, the microSD card slot would eventually work. Second, the company would offer a free upgrade which would allow users to send in their 3G capable tablets to receive a 4G LTE modem. The first promise is finally starting to come true. […]