Motorola XOOM

Xoom WiFi tablet gets the official IML77 Android ICS update

Xoom WiFi tablet gets the official IML77 Android ICS update

If you own one of the Motorola Xoom WiFi tablets, you can now get the official update called IML77 that brings Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to your tablet. The update had rolled out previously to a handful of Xoom owners who had signed up for the Motorola Feedback Network for some final testing. The update is now available for the public, at least in the US.

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Motorola DROID XYBOARD Accessories Review

Motorola DROID XYBOARD Accessories Review

Color us surprised when we received a box full of Android-oriented Motorola accessories made for the DROID XYBOARD just days after the release of said device and our review of the 10.1-inch version of it - but don't color us dismissive - while we're already basically decided on the fate of both versions of these tablets for now, their accessories are another story. Everything from a leathery encapsulating case and keyboard to the most versatile HD dock Motorola has ever released for smart devices, this is the box of Verizon-carried official bits you can also purchase when you pick up one or both of the tablets. Have a peek at not only our judgement but hands-on videos galore as well.

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Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 press photo leaked, name appears official

Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 press photo leaked, name appears official

Verizon appear very much to be getting ready to release the next generation of Motorola tablets, one to replace the original XOOM, this time titled XYBOARD and looking to be situated in portrait position rather than the landscape we saw with the original. This device is set to have an 8.2-inch display, unique to the tablet world, may well have a quad-core processor by the time it's released more than likely inside 2012, and by the looks of it, this is going to by just as heavy duty as the original and more - look at that fabulous aluminum plate! But let's talk about the name for a minute - that name is just… interesting.

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Motorola XOOM 2 priced but pointless

Motorola XOOM 2 priced but pointless

Just this morning we got our first official glimpse of two new Motorola tablets, the XOOM 2 and the XOOM 2 Media Edition, and just now we've got the first prices as set by Clove. For those of you that've never been there, Clove is a retailer that tends to the UK, and prices for these new editions have been set at £325 + VAT for the XOOM 2 and £299 + VAT for the XOOM 2 Media Edition. For comparison, the XOOM original with Wi-fi only currently costs £274.99 at the same store and cost £449.99 at launch. With only incremental updates to the specifications of these tablets over the original XOOM, is this Motorola's idea of a joke?

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Motorola shipped only 100,000 XOOM tablets in Q3

Motorola shipped only 100,000 XOOM tablets in Q3

Motorola Mobility reported its Q3 earnings report today and revealed a gloomy future for its Motorola XOOM tablet. The company had shipped only 100,000 units of the tablet in this last quarter, which is far less than the 440,000 units shipped in the quarter before as well as the 250,000 units shipped in the quarter of the tablet's launch. It must also be noted that this is the number shipped and not necessarily the number actually sold.

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Google Docs enhanced for Android tablets

Google Docs enhanced for Android tablets

It was less than a year ago that Android first saw the official Google Docs app, and just this week we're seeing, for the first time, tablet optimization. When you've got a bigger screen, you've got much more room to add columns, rows, bigger content, and MORE content. That's what the folks at Google know, and that's what they've delivered. Experience for yourself the loveliness of the official Google presentation of a large-format Google Docs on tablets.

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Android Market update released for Honeycomb tablets

Android Market update released for Honeycomb tablets

Users tapping away on their Motorola XOOM tablets (of the Wi-fi variety) will be glad to find an over-the-air update coming to them today that includes nothing less than the newest version of the Android Market, one we've seen popping up on handsets of all kinds for the past couple of weeks. This newest version of the market re-arranges the way you search for and browse apps, retaining then the content of the market as well as the prices, your account, and basic bits along those lines. Hackers will soon be bringing this to Android tablets of all kinds, of course, leads on this included in the text below.

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Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade starts tomorrow

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade starts tomorrow

The Motorola XOOM will finally be getting its long promised 4G LTE upgrade starting tomorrow. When the tablet first launched back in February, customers were told that it would initially only support 3G and that a 4G upgrade would be arriving shortly, but that was delayed to late summer with a time frame of sometime in September. Thankfully, the wait should be over soon, with the upgrade program kicking off tomorrow.

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Motorola Android tablet refresh kicks off November tip sources

Motorola Android tablet refresh kicks off November tip sources

Motorola's 7-inch Android tablet is set to arrive in November, while the company's second attempt at the 10.1-inch segment will follow on in December, according to Chinese reports. Compal is responsible for the design of the smaller slate, the Commercial Times claims, while Motorola has been developing its larger XOOM-replacement in-house; neither is expected to launch running Ice Cream Sandwich, according to the tipsters.

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How Target’s Mobile Ecosystem works and how it could Improve

How Target’s Mobile Ecosystem works and how it could Improve

Welcome to Minnesota, Earth - Target Brand department store originating right here in my midwest place of birth, aiming for and achieving a spread across North America like a wildfire - and like any forward thinking place of business, they want to get in on the mobile business to keep their show on the road. Therefor they've created Target Mobile Store, or simply "mobile" by Target Brand and powered by Simplexity - this group, if you did not know, only handles online sales of cell phones and wireless service, thus you wont see "SIMPLEXITY" plastered all over the electronics department at your local physical Target location. Inside the store you'll find an endcap with four devices, a wall full of display units, and several aisles away you'll find two Apple displays, another aisle containing two Android tablets.

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