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Google 3.1 Roll Out for XOOM

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ckelly33, May 10, 2011.

  1. ckelly33

    ckelly33 Well-Known Member
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  2. clb2196

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    Is it sad that I'm super excited about resizable widgets? Ha. USB host of course is awesome, and any fixes to the smoothness of the OS are great. But dang, I like customizing, and I really have been waiting for resizable widgets lol.
     
  3. 3devious

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    I wonder if this is the reason they pulled the earlier update. Is it just me or will it be weird using a big controller like that of the 360 with a screen as small as a Xoom. I hven't used a controller + device with a screen smaller than 17 inches in 10 years!
     
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  4. has anyone tested to see if this installs on xooms with the over clocked kernel, with out a hitch or will this brick it or require unrooting
     
  5. FragDroidX

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    Still no mention of SD card support. Bummer.
     
  6. wow, i am not impressed with this update... at all
     
  7. verditsgerman

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    Really? They announce USB hosting, which is probably the single thing that was keeping tablets from replacing laptops, and you aren't impressed?
     
  8. MartinS

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    Resizable widgets should be nice, Android can look a bit of a mess sometimes due to lack of uniformity with them.

    It would be good if it was possible to border them the same or similar too. I believe LP has some sort of skinning function, but I like the stock 3.0.1 experience for now...
     
  9. MartinS

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    That is a biggy!
     
  10. Don S

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    Also not mentioned, but hopefully present in 3.1, will be FLash enhancements.Remember that Adobe was touting its latest XOOM Flash update as bringing full hardware accelerated HD Flash to the XOOM when 3.1 comes out. SO we will see if we notice any Flash improvements. That would be big for me.
     
  11. atodman

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    Lets just say i travel alot
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    So has anyone got it yet?
     
  12. crazydog

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    Bah! Why Verizon Xooms first? Yeah, yeah, I know, it's the money! :p
     
  13. ckeegan

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    While I'm obviously excited for the update, I seriously don't understand why it wouldn't enable the microSD slot. That literally makes no sense to me whatsoever.
     
  14. dbs0026

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    So I won't get the update or the music b/c I have a xoom with wifi, it's only going to verizon users first.........is that correct? If so, how @#$@#$ stupid is that!
     
  15. jfoey22

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    My 3g Xoom still says no update available. Bummer!
     
  16. ckeegan

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    I personally wouldn't worry about that just yet. I have the Verizon version, but when the very first update rolled out, I got it, and I still hadn't contacted Verizon to activate any service, so at that time, I essentially just had a Wi-Fi XOOM.
     
  17. Dorfonceltics

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    I was given the Verizon 3g Xoom as a gift but never got it activated as I really only needed wifi but I was very impatient. So I just called Verizon to activate the 3g service at $20/month. I plan on getting the update and then immediately cancelling the service. I'll report back on the update as soon as it goes through.
     
  18. jfoey22

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    Just give me the $20.00 and I will get the update for you. Shortly after they release it somebody will post it so you can manually install it. No root required.
     
  19. Proph

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    actually i had forgotton about that... good call can't wait for the update
     
  20. 3devious

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    My browser is faster. The market is still stinky but the USB host is pretty cool.
     
  21. Proph

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    When did the update come in? Just restated my xoom and still says the system is up to date.
     
  22. i havent gotten anything yet.. wifi xoom here. apk available yet?
     
  23. FragDroidX

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    There is 3 Xooms in my house, all Verizon models but only 2 have 3g data plans. The two with 3g data have both updated but the third has just using wifi has not.
     
  24. BiggestManEver

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    3!? Damn bro. Disposable income win.
     

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