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Following the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Nexus S smartphones that have already received their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update – well, at least some versions... – the third device that’s going to officially run the latest Android OS will soon get it, not counting the Nexus 7 that ships with Jelly Bean on board.

Naturally, it’s the Xoom Wi-F...

Android 4.1

Almost a month has passed after the formal introduction of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The new operating system’s source code has itself been released a couple of weeks back, so it’s only natural... for users to expect official Jelly Bean updates to be flowing, right?

However, as recent history has sadly shown us, the road from an OS update becoming open source to it actually hitting the most p...

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The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS has everyone excited and we can’t wait to get it for our devices! Unfortunately, OEMs and network carriers don’t have the best... track record with OS update rollouts, as a lot of users are still waiting for an official upgrade to ICS. Although the list of devices that will eventually receive JB is slowly growing, the question...

Notice how the ICS statue is creeping on poor JB, preparing its cowardly attack.

In case you haven’t heard, the first devices to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean following the launch of the Nexus 7 tablet are those Android handsets and tablets that run a vanilla Android build,... one the Google can update itself without the help of device manufacturers and carriers. These devices include two smartphones and a tablet: the Samsung Nexus S, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the Motorola X...

Motorola Xoom

A more than decent tablet at the time of its release, back in May 2011, the Motorola Xoom managed to enrage its adopters with the incredibly slow Android ICS rollout. While the Wi-Fi only version... in the US got its much awaited software leap in January, the stateside 3G model, as well as pretty much all of the tablet’s versions outside the States, were left out of the update mix.

Fast forwa...

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Android fans know by now that Google unveiled yesterday Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it’s next-gen mobile operating system that’s already found on board of the Google... Nexus 7, its first tablet that was also launched yesterday.

Google said that Jelly Bean will be available to download as an over-the-air (OTA) update in July, but only a few selected devices inclu...

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It was only a few days ago we reported that Verizon’s Motorola Xoom is due for some Ice Cream Sandwich treat, now it looks like the update is happening real soon. Verizon has announced that... the Android 4.0.4 upgrade for its Xoom tablet will be rolled out starting today.

Along with the standard features of Ice Cream Sandwich, you can expect additional device enhancements and fixes...

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One of the difficulties Android has been facing over the years, especially when compared to the competition, is OS fragmentation. It’s no secret that Android device... makers and especially mobile operators are rather slow at updating some of yesterday’s high-end devices to the latest Android OS version available from Google. Such is the case with the Motorola Xoom &#...

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Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, and Motorola Xoom users have all been waiting for Android 4.0.4 updates for a while, but now they can finally (prepare to) rejoice. Yes, I said prepare to rejoice, because,... for the time being, only a handful of these devices have receive the update to the latest flavor of Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

The OTA (0ver-the-air) updates reportedly started yesterday, but for s...

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Motorola announced that Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich updates will be released to the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi-only tablet, leaving the Motorola Xoom LTE a step behind in the updates.

Fortunately,... our friends from the CyanogenMod Team have released nightly builds of CyanogenMod 9 ROM for both the Wi-Fi and LTE variants of the Motorola Xoom. Installing the ROM will let you taste the sweetness of Android 4...