Roughly 100 Motorola XOOM tablets sold by Woot were improperly refurbished - Moto wants them back
0. phoneArena 03 Feb 2012, 13:19 posted on
Apparently, it seems that approximately 100 out of a batch of 6,200 XOOMs were improperly refurbished, thus, resulting in some units retaining the information of the previous owner. Therefore, it’s possible that data such as photographs, documents, passwords...
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2. protozeloz (Posts: 5387; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
And that my son is why you need to wipe before you return your tab
3. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 645; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
Someone messed up slightly, but it's the responsibility of he previous owner to remove his data before returning the blasted item. I remember when I purchased a used BMW the previous owners travel data was still in the damn navigation, I was like seriously how stupid are you?
4. Trobes05 (Posts: 106; Member since: 01 Aug 2009)
Booyah!! I get $100 for free. Can't beat that. Makes my Xoom only cost me 230 bucks!
5. itiswhatitis (Posts: 423; Member since: 23 Jan 2012)
how's the expereince with xoom?? m planning to buy 1!!! can you please tell me about the screen under sunglight and m not gonna ask if there's any lagging cuz i know there will be but is it serious?? Please please.. let me know before i spend my money on it...
6. Trobes05 (Posts: 106; Member since: 01 Aug 2009)
I love the Xoom. I really don't use it in the sunlight much but it seems to have some glare if I'm sitting in front of a window. The lag isn't bad at all and its running ICS now which seems to have made it a little smoother. I use it a lot for Netflix and does great for that. Mine is the WiFi only so I don't know how 3g goes with it. I always said I would never get a tablet but when it was only 330 on Woot I decide to get one and havent been disappointed. Hope this helps. If you have anymore questions put them on here. I'll check back a couple times a day.
9. itiswhatitis (Posts: 423; Member since: 23 Jan 2012)
thank u so much trobes i'm planning to get 3g version,since u said its running ics. Does it run right out-of-the-box or you have to update it from motorola website??
10. Trobes05 (Posts: 106; Member since: 01 Aug 2009)
My guess would be it will be out of the box with ICS but they got updated less than a month ago so some units may need to be updated. Barely took anytime at all though.
11. solidsnakeduds013 (Posts: 218; Member since: 20 Oct 2010)
haha! Same here! I paid $230 for mines
7. nelsonl21 (Posts: 18; Member since: 17 Jul 2011)
I have my xoom since august 2011 and I love it no issues and now with ics is awesome. Its all stock wifi model only US version
8. nelsonl21 (Posts: 18; Member since: 17 Jul 2011)
Screen is a bit hard to see under the sun I just bought a non reflective screen protector and auto brightness and issue solved:-)
12. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
That's the problem with people nowadays', they don't wipe thoroughly!!
If I was going to dump something I'd make sure to take a good shower afterwards (and, scrub raw)!!!
Remember: 'cleanliness is next to godliness'.