Verizon's Motorola XOOM is making the jump to Android 4.0 ICS starting on June 4

Verizon's Motorola XOOM is making the jump to Android 4.0 ICS starting on June 4
Having the distinction of being the original Honeycomb tablet, the Motorola XOOM for Verizon was also the first to be mentioned to offer 4G LTE connectivity. Initially, it proved to be a very good attraction to consumers, but as we’ve seen, it has been placed on the wayside as other tablets like the Asus Eee Pad Transformer seemingly captivated more people.

Before, it was believed that the Motorola XOOM would spend it last days agonizing in pain being stuck with Honeycomb, but that’s not the case any longer. Call it a miracle or whatever, but the original Honeycomb tablet is making the jump to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich – and ever better, the wait will be a short one!

Verizon announced the wonderful news today, as they give us the concrete date of Monday, June 4th as being the day ICS will become available to the tablet. In addition to all the cool features that we find with the most up-to-date version of Android, Verizon’s beauty will also see additional functionality with the update – such as a speech-to-text technology and the option to dismiss notifications individually. Not ending there, it’ll also include a built-in photo editor app that’ll provide owners with some on the go editing functions.

So who’s excited by this unexpected news? Well, if you’re in possession of a Motorola XOOM tablet for Big Red, we’re certain you’re already itching to get this one. Thankfully, the wait at this point is merely a few days, so it won't be that bad at all.

source: Verizon via Mobileburn

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