Googles Honeycomb 31 launches on Motorola Xoom

first_imgAnnounced today at Google’s I/O conference, Android‘s tablet OS is getting a major upgrade. Originally released in February for the Motorola Xoom tablet, Xoom customers will be able to use the Honeycomb 3.1 platform update starting today. Honeycomb 3.1 will offer new features for both users and developers.The Honeycomb update will offer widgets that now have the ability to be resized, which will make viewing documents, mail, and apps much easier. Google upgraded Honeycomb’s task switcher, so moving through multiple open apps is also a lot more smooth. The update will also feature support for USB peripherals, like phones, cameras, printers, keyboards, controllers, and so on.AdChoices广告Google TV will be getting the Honeycomb 3.1 update sometime this summer. Google also announced its new Android version for mobile devices called Ice Cream Sandwich.With the popularity of Apple’s iPad, Google is going to have to do a lot to sway customers into buying the Xoom tablet instead of the iPad. But are the new updates enough to do so?last_img read more

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