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U.S. Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now

June 27, 2012

U.S. Lenovo tablet owners will be happy to hear that their ThinkPad Tablet Ice Cream Sandwich update is finally here. After the company released the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the international versions of the device, it’s now time to meet the Android 4 needs of the North American public.

According to The Verge, the Thinkpad Tablet Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade has been available since Monday, but in case you haven’t received a notification for your over-the-air update yet you can always try to set it off manually.

Here are some of the features that Android 4 will bring to your ThinkPad tablet:

  • Refined, Evolved User Interface
  • Multitasking
  • Improved Notifications
  • Home Screen Folders and Favorites Tray
  • Resizable Widgets
  • New Lock Screen Actions
  • Swipe To Dismiss Notifications, Tasks and Browser Tabs
  • Improved Text Input and Spell Checking
  • Powerful Voice Input Engine
  • Control Over Network Data
  • New Accessibility Options
  • New People App
  • Unified Calendar, Visual Voicemail
  • New Camera capabiltiies
  • Redesigned Gallery App With Photo Editor
  • Live Effects For Video
  • Sharing With Screenshots
  • Google Chrome Boomarks
  • Improved Email
  • Android Beam For NFC-based Sharing
  • Face Unlock
  • Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth HDP
  • A Unified Developer Framework

Have you updated your ThinkPad Tablet yet?