Motorola Xoom first to enjoy Android 3.1 unveiled from Google
May 11th, 2011 by Dipak Sarda

Google_LOGO Android 3.1

Google has come up with its first major update to Android 3.x Honeycomb today. As such, all the tablets which were earlier running Android 3.0 will get the Android 3.1 update in a few weeks. However, the 10-inch Motorola Xoom is the first to receive the update.

This Android 3.1 update includes a complete set of system performance upgrades and refinement such as placement, font changes and so on. However, there is also going to be an addition of few other new features and applications with the up gradation.

Earlier there was no wide range of support for USB devices. Thanks to the Android 3.1 update which allows you to connect anything from an Xbox 360 controller to an external hard drive with no obstacle at all. Simply saying, you can now use your Android 3.1 device as a USB host.

Other additions that are to be bundled with the update consists of Movie Studio a new video editing app, an app for Google’s new movie rental services, an updated Chrome web browser promising more speed along with a new Quick Controls menu. Also, the desktop widgets will be resizable.

All the current official Android 3.0 tablet users will be able to receive the Android 3.1 update in the weeks ahead. Therefore, Acer ICONIA Tab A500, ASUS Eee Pad Transformer and Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi model users will get the update.

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