With Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out for a while now, it’s only natural to expect the market’s major players to announce their upgrading plans. And while the first such signals have been quite shy, with only HTC and Asus making their voices heard, the past week or so has been much more spirited.
Sony let us down by announcing that 2011 Xperia phones won’t be getting JB, while Toshiba and surprisingly Intel raised our spirits by making opposite announcements. Samsung is yet to unveil its Android 4.1 plans, but rumors state that their JB upgrades for the Galaxy S3 and S2 are quite advanced.
Now Acer seems to have been joining the party, at least if we are to trust [...]
With Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich being rolled out for Acer Iconia Tab A500 and A100 this week, Acer has taken the initiative to release an app that will make the upgrade process faster and a tad easier for Acer owners.
The Iconia Tab Update Enhancement app, which you can download on Acer’s website and Google Play, is designed to make sure that the experience of downloading and installing the Ice Cream Sandwich update for your tablets will run as smooth as possible. Fun as it is to frantically check for the update manually through the system’s settings, you’ll have a better chance of getting the ICS update faster via the app. However, do note that it is only [...]
The Acer Iconia Tab A500, A100, and A200 have all been released in the first months of 2011, and, at the time, they were considered fairly advanced pieces of technology. Acer’s Honeycomb tablets have been surprisingly popular last year, attracting users with a well balanced mix of high performance, cool looks, and decent pricing.
Fast forward twelve months and you get a whole different tablet landscape, one where dual-core gadgets running Android Honeycomb are considered outdated. Unfortunately, we can’t say that Acer did much to change this opinion, leaving its tablet duo to run that old raggedy Honeycomb. By now, with all the unfulfilled promises made by Acer, most [...]