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Rooted Motorola XOOMs to receive the LTE upgrade after all

0. phoneArena 07 Mar 2011, 07:41 posted on

Good news for all early adopters of the Motorola XOOM - Motorola has made a u-turn and officially announced that all XOOMs...

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posted on 07 Mar 2011, 07:48 2

1. protozeloz (Posts: 5369; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


I still think good old unroot/reroot will do the trick for you

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 08:34 5

2. Sniggly (Posts: 6695; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Ma'am, can't wait to hear Gemini's take on this one:

Apple: "You screw with our phones, and you're breaking the law!"

Motorola and Google: "You're messing with our tablet? Come on in, we'll accommodate you anyway."

"What's so open about Android?" This is.

I would say that a friendly policy like this trumps ANY special something an Apple product supposedly has, and is easily worth paying a premium price for.

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 11:16 2

5. LionStone (Posts: 444; Member since: 10 Dec 2010)


Well if I may take it a bit further...I would say that a tablet like this trumps ANY special something an Apple product supposedly has... 4G baby!!

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 09:23 3

3. tedkord (Posts: 4272; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Sounds fare, indeed. ;-)

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 09:52 1

4. jskrenes (Posts: 209; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


I thought there was a chance that the Xoom would be reverted back to factory stock settings anyway when you did the LTE upgrade, so if you're rooted and do the hardware upgrade, you may have to re-root.

posted on 08 Mar 2011, 02:30

6. Twinkyz (unregistered)


This will be fine as long as the release the source to the public before the upgrade is available.

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