Motorola Xoom archive

  • Motorola Xoom   review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Motorola Xoom review

    By 11 April 2011

    The Motorola Xoom is the first tablet to touchdown with Android 3.0, Honeycomb, the Google operating system designed for tablet devices. It’s more than just the first tablet to arrive with a new version of Android - it’s the device that Google rubberstamped,...

  • Android 3.0 Honeycomb review
    Tablets 3.5 out of 5

    Android 3.0 Honeycomb review

    By 6 April 2011

    Android Honeycomb is pretty much the stuff of legends: the great saviour of the Android tablet, the operating system that is going to give the Apple iPad a cause for concern. Finally Honeycomb has arrived and we get a chance to see exactly what it offers....

  • Motorola Xoom price drops before hitting shop shelves
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    Motorola Xoom price drops before hitting shop shelves

    By 5 April 2011

    PC World has seen fit to drop the price of the Xoom before it hits shop shelves, hinting that retailers could have doubts of how well the  Android 3.0 tablet will sell on launch; the site has dropped the price from £499 to £479. The site says that...

  • Motorola VAP2400 to stream HD video around your home
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    Motorola VAP2400 to stream HD video around your home

    By 5 April 2011

    Motorola has detailed a new box of tricks to be available later in the year that will allow consumers to stream HD video content wirelessly around their home. Although not expected to go on the market until September at the earliest, the Motorola VAP2400...

  • Wi-Fi only Motorola Xoom(s) in on 27 March
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    Wi-Fi only Motorola Xoom(s) in on 27 March

    By 16 March 2011

    The Wi-Fi version of the Motorola Xoom is set to hit US stores on 27 March, priced at $599 - raising hopes that we could see a launch date in the UK of around the same time. "Motorola Xoom is a truly innovative tablet - its design, coupled with being...

  • 3G Motorola Xoom - Yours for £599.99
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    3G Motorola Xoom - Yours for £599.99

    By 14 March 2011

    The Carphone Warehouse has come clean with the pricing for 2011's mostly hotly anticipated tablet (that doesn't contain fruit) - revealing that the 3G enabled Motorola Xoom will sell in the UK for a penny shy of £600. At £599.99, the Carphone Warehouse...

  • Which tablet should I buy?
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    Which tablet should I buy?

    By 11 March 2011

    Since CES 2011, there are officially a lot of tablets out there and now that the Apple iPad 2 has hit as well, anyone asking themselves "which tablet should I buy?" has plenty of thinking to do. Thankfully, here at Pocket-lint we have lined all the major...

  • Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom
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    Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom

    By 2 March 2011

    The iPad 2 is now official, but is it worth the cash? Although the original iPad has had the lion's share of the tablet market since its launch, there are now plenty of other devices on offer with the Android-powered Motorola Xoom looking like one of...

  • iPad 2? SchmiPad 2... Pre-order a Motorola Xoom from 5.30pm for £499
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    iPad 2? SchmiPad 2... Pre-order a Motorola Xoom from 5.30pm for £499

    By 2 March 2011

    The iPad 2 may be about to be unveiled, but Dixons Retail plc is making the Honeycomb-powered Motorola Xoom available for pre-order a full 30 minutes before the curtains rise at Apple's event. Priced at £499 (as previously thought), the 32GB Wi-Fi-only...

  • Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom to cost less than £450?
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    Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom to cost less than £450?

    By 1 March 2011

    Could UK tech fans be getting a reasonably priced Android tablet for a change? Maybe so, as PC World could, apparently, be selling the Motorola Xoom for less than £450. Now we say apparently because although Engadget managed to grab a screen shot of...

  • Oscar stars win gold Motorola Xoom
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    Oscar stars win gold Motorola Xoom

    By 23 February 2011

    The Oscars are renowned for their booty bags and Sunday’s event looks to be no exception thanks to Motorola. Keen to get some celebrity love, Motorola is gifting the hosts and nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting...

  • Motorola Xoom launching without Flash, update coming later
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    Motorola Xoom launching without Flash, update coming later

    By 21 February 2011

    The Motorola Xoom tablet will go on sale in the USA in just three days time on the 24 February, however those who plan to snap up the device on day one will no longer be able to gloat that it runs Adobe Flash. While the tablet will be running Google’s...

  • Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011
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    Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011

    By 17 February 2011

    The flagship Honeycomb device, the Motorola Xoom, will land in the UK in Q2 2011 in both 3G and Wi-Fi flavours. Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy will be offering up the 3G and Wi-Fi option (and obviously the data contracts to go with it) whilst Currys...

  • LG Optimus Pad vs Motorola Xoom
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    LG Optimus Pad vs Motorola Xoom

    By 14 February 2011

    After a bit of a false start at CES 2011, the Android tablets are now out in force and each of them promising Google's exciting Honeycomb OS. With seemingly none of the manufacturers adding their own UIs on top of the software, the gadgets' hardware itself...

  • Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi model confirmed
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    Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi model confirmed

    By 14 February 2011

    Motorola stole the show over in Vegas with the Xoom, and it seems that the Illinois based telecoms giant isn't prepared to sit back and see the likes of LG and Samsung soak up all the tablet limelight at Mobile World Congress as it has come out with a...

  • Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V
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    Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V

    By 13 February 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone has made one hell of an impact at launch in Barcelona but there was another device from the Korean manufacturer out at MWC 2011 making plenty of waves of its own. If you haven’t already, then come and meet the Samsung...

  • HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom
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    HP TouchPad vs Motorola Xoom

    By 11 February 2011

    The hotly anticipated tablet from HP has finally been confirmed, in the shape of the HP TouchPad. And a new product on the horizon can only mean one thing - fight! This is where we whip out the spec sheets and pitch the new kid on the tablet block against...

  • Get your Honeycomb fix with this Chrome theme
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    Get your Honeycomb fix with this Chrome theme

    By 7 February 2011

    Did you sit there watching the Google Honeycomb demonstration last week going "oooh" and "aaah" and practically salivating over its sexy Neon-blue, Tron-esque disposition? If so, we've got a couple of pieces of good news for you. Firstly, and just in...

  • Motorola Honeycomb tab to Xoom in 24 February?
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    Motorola Honeycomb tab to Xoom in 24 February?

    By 7 February 2011

    Could we be less than 2 weeks away from the launch of 2011's most hotly anticipated tablet so far? No, not the iPad 2 - but the Motorola Xoom and all of its Honeycomb goodness. According to a Best Buy print ad from the States we could well be - although...

  • SwiftKey Tablet touches down especially for Honeycomb
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    SwiftKey Tablet touches down especially for Honeycomb

    By 2 February 2011

    Over at Google's big Honeycomb event at the Googleplex, TouchType was on-hand to reveal a new version of its popular typing aid - SwiftKey Tablet. The app is powered by TouchType's patent-pending Fluency Prediction Engine and uses a holographic thumb-optimised...

  • The phones of MWC 2011
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    The phones of MWC 2011

    By 2 February 2011

    With Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 less than two weeks away, we thought it would be a good time to take a look over all the rumours floating about to see which products are going to be making their debuts at the Barcelona mobile phone-fest. We've broken...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Xoom: The trailer
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    VIDEO: Motorola Xoom: The trailer

    By 26 January 2011

    In a world of war and heroes there was one tablet willing to risk it all for the love of a good user experience.  That's pretty much what you'll get from this Motorola Xoom trailer teaser video, posted to YouTube by Motorola in readiness for the shop...

  • Honeycomb unwrapped: Google and Motorola talk Android 3.0
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    Honeycomb unwrapped: Google and Motorola talk Android 3.0

    By 23 January 2011

    Pocket-lint sat down with Google and Motorola to have an intimate walk and talk through Android 3.0, the sweet Honeycomb platform that has been designed specifically for tablets. We’ve criticised some of the Android tablets currently available because...

  • Google: Motorola Xoom is lead Honeycomb product
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    Google: Motorola Xoom is lead Honeycomb product

    By 20 January 2011

    Pocket-lint sat down with Google and Motorola to talk about Android 3.0 Honeycomb today, after Google told us that the Xoom was the lead product for the new tablet version of Android. If you were paying attention at CES 2011, you’ll have heard a lot...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #29 - CES special
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #29 - CES special

    By 14 January 2011

    The team returns from CES 2011 in Las Vegas giddy eyed and fizzing with enthusiasm over the latest kit and gadgetry they've had their hands on over the last week or so. And, as the podcast has had a self-imposed absence over the last month, due to Christmas,...