Motorola Xoom archive

  • Motorola Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades detailed, but don't get your hopes up
    Phones

    Motorola Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades detailed, but don't get your hopes up

    By 16 February 2012

    Motorola has detailed when its phones and tablets will be getting Google's current Android operating system, version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. However, don't get your hopes up, you'll probably be in for a long wait. The good news, if any, is that Motorola...

  • Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition review
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    Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition review

    By 30 January 2012

    Many, including Motorola, followed the iPad's about-10-inch route with the launch of their first tablet, but there's a lot to be said for a more compact format as seen here with the 8.2-inch Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition. But with challengers in this...

  • Motorola Xoom Ice Cream Sandwich update available now
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom Ice Cream Sandwich update available now

    By 19 January 2012

    Back in December Motorola stated that it was planning as many Ice Cream Sandwich updates as possible and the first fruits of that promise have been realised with the release of Android 4.0 for the original Motorola Xoom. If you own a Wi-Fi-only version...

  • HTC Flyer price slashed to £200, PlayBook just £169
    Tablets

    HTC Flyer price slashed to £200, PlayBook just £169

    By 27 December 2011

    Didn't fancy paying £479.99 for the HTC Flyer, HTC's 7-inch pen-touting Android tablet, when it first launched in May? Well now you don't have to thanks to Dixons. The online gadget store is selling the 16GB Wi-Fi HTC Flyer for £199.99 as the price...

  • Motorola RAZR and Xoom promised Ice Cream Sandwich updates
    Phones

    Motorola RAZR and Xoom promised Ice Cream Sandwich updates

    By 8 December 2011

    Motorola has outlined its plans for adopting the latest mobile operating system from Google, its parent company, on Thursday. “Like you, we are excited to see that Google released the source code to Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)! We’d like to...

  • Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees
    Tablets

    Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards nominees

    By 21 November 2011

    The tablet has now joined the ranks of the technology elite. Alongside its smartphone brethren, it has become the must have gadget this year. Plenty entered the arena of tablet battle and few have emerged victorious.  With the 8th Pocket-lint awards...

  • Motorola Xoom 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 1 November 2011

    The Motorola Xoom 2 might not be the first of the next generation Android Honeycomb tablets, but if the original Xoom is anything to go by, then there's plenty of reason to be excited still. In fact, with the first incarnation launched all those months...

  • Motorola Xoom finally sees some Android 3.2 action
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom finally sees some Android 3.2 action

    By 1 November 2011

    Forget about the possible Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola Xoom, Xoomers in the UK are still awaiting a promised Honeycomb update to arrive. Or were rather, as Motorola has started rolling out the Android 3.2 update, a few weeks late on the...

  • Motorola sells just 100,000 tablets over summer
    Tablets

    Motorola sells just 100,000 tablets over summer

    By 27 October 2011

    Motorola has admitted in its latest quarterly earnings report that it sold just 100,000 XOOM tablets in the last 90 days telling us that yet another company is struggling to keep up with Apple and its popular iPad. “The company shipped a total of 11.6...

  • Motorola Xoom to get Android Ice Cream Sandwich update?
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom to get Android Ice Cream Sandwich update?

    By 17 October 2011

    The Motorola Xoom could be the first tablet to get updated to Google's soon-to-be-released Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. According to Fudzilla, the Motorola Xoom will see the hybrid phone and tablet operating system pushed out as an update imminently....

  • Best Buy Motorla Xoom Family Edition, for kids
    Tablets

    Best Buy Motorla Xoom Family Edition, for kids

    By 16 October 2011

    Motorola and Best Buy in the US have announced a special edition of the Motorola Xoom designed for families. The new Android 3.1-powered Motorola Xoom Family Edition comes pre-loaded with almost $40 worth of applications and also features Kid Mode by...

  • Motorola Xoom 2 coming with 8.2-inch Media Edition
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom 2 coming with 8.2-inch Media Edition

    By 26 September 2011

    The Motorola Xoom 2 has been spotted out and about and, what's more, is that it seems to have a little friend in tow - the 8.9-inch Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition. Both tablets have been leaking like an Android filled tap all over the web this past weekend,...

  • Honeycomb: What devices are Android 3.0 ready?
    Tablets

    Honeycomb: What devices are Android 3.0 ready?

    By 19 September 2011

    A bevy of manufacturers have announced Android 3.0 devices at CES in Las Vegas this year, so we've put together a simple and easy to understand list, featuring all the devices that have been confirmed as Honeycomb (Android 3.0) ready. We will try to update...

  • Android 3.2 update for UK Motorola Xoom this September
    Tablets

    Android 3.2 update for UK Motorola Xoom this September

    By 17 August 2011

    UK based Motorola Xoom owners are to get themselves a tasty little Android 3.2 update this September.  Currently our stateside cousins are basking in 3.2's app enlarging glory, with us Brits having to hold out on the update being pushed out OTA.  UK...

  • Motorola Xooms in Android 3.1 for UK fandroids
    Tablets

    Motorola Xooms in Android 3.1 for UK fandroids

    By 9 August 2011

    Motorola has announced that Android 3.1 is rolling out to UK Xoom users, just days after 3.2 dropped in the States. But, unlike our American cousins' 3.1 update that hit back in May - this one comes packing the all important microSD support that didn't...

  • SD cards rejoice as Android 3.2 lands on Motorola Xoom
    Tablets

    SD cards rejoice as Android 3.2 lands on Motorola Xoom

    By 7 August 2011

    We’ve been waiting for the Android 3.2 update for the Motorola Xoom since details first emerged in mid-July; the HTJ85B update pushed out over the weekend brings a couple of new features to the Google-flavoured Honeycomb tablet.  We’ve previously...

  • Motorola Xooms in at under £400
    Tablets

    Motorola Xooms in at under £400

    By 26 July 2011

    Just a day after the Galaxy 10.1 got priced and dated, Motorola's Xoom tablet has had a price drop on Amazon - down to under £400. This is of particular interest as those in the market for a Honeycomb tablet might have been tempted with the Galaxy 10.1....

  • Apple iPad still dominating tablet market
    Tablets

    Apple iPad still dominating tablet market

    By 21 July 2011

    Apple is still the dominant force in the tablet arena, with its iOS tabs, the iPad and the iPad 2, holding a 61 per cent share of the market for the latest quarter. Apple also sold 6 million more tablets in the quarter than at the same time last year...

  • Possible quad-core Motorola Xoom 2 inbound
    Tablets

    Possible quad-core Motorola Xoom 2 inbound

    By 13 July 2011

    With Xoom 2 rumours still fresh from the speculation oven it looks like things are about to get even more exciting in the Motorola tablet camp. Fudzilla is reporting a 10 inch slate with a 2048x536 resolution, something likely only Nvidia's quad-core...

  • Motorola Xoom Android 3.1 incoming
    Tablets

    Motorola Xoom Android 3.1 incoming

    By 22 June 2011

    Are you coming up to the last few bytes of your Motorola Xoom's 32GB flash memory? Are you aching to pop a microSD card in the slot once it's activated? Do you live anywhere but the good ol' US of A? If you answered yes to all three questions then you're...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Xoom 2 leaked by Verizon?
    Tablets

    VIDEO: Motorola Xoom 2 leaked by Verizon?

    By 17 June 2011

    OTT door blasting action? Check. Minimalist looking living room? Check. Sexy lady? Check. Mystery tablet in hand? Check. Well, well, well - what do we have here? It's a Honeycomb tablet powered by Verizon that's for sure, but it sure as heck isn't one...

  • Android 3.1 features explored
    Tablets

    Android 3.1 features explored

    By 24 May 2011

    Anyone doubting the Xoom’s status as Google’s Honeycomb tablet of choice can think again following the arrival of Android 3.1 on the 10.1-inch tablet last week.  The update arrived OTA, prompting users to update, which we diligently did. Android...

  • HTC Flyer vs Motorola Xoom
    Tablets

    HTC Flyer vs Motorola Xoom

    By 12 May 2011

    HTC has finally stepped into the tablet arena with arrival of the HTC Flyer onto our shopping shelves but how does it measure up to its competitors? We've already put it head to head with Apple's iPad, but how does it fare against another Android tablet...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Xoom-zoomed around town
    Tablets

    VIDEO: Motorola Xoom-zoomed around town

    By 4 May 2011

    Product launch promos have gone extreme as of late. You may have recently seen Pocket-lint's very own Dan Sung throwing himself out of an aeroplane all in the name of unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S II, and now it's the Motorola Xoom's turn to go off (and...

  • Microsoft: Won't do tablet OS until it's distinctive
    Tablets

    Microsoft: Won't do tablet OS until it's distinctive

    By 19 April 2011

    Microsoft’s UK managing director and ex-BBC man Ashley Highfield has exclusively told Pocket-lint that the company won’t produce a tablet device, and therefore follow in the footsteps of Apple and Google, until it's got something to shout about. "We...