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Google Unveils Android 3.1 Honeycomb, Rolls Out Today to Verizon Xoom

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Today at Google I/O at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Google unveiled the newest version of their tablet operating system, Android 3.1 Honeycomb.

Motorola Xoom

Android 3.1 will be the first major upgrade to the Honeycomb operating system and it will include a bunch of new and welcomed features including the ability to resize widgets, USB host support which will allow Xoom owners to use keyboards, mice, gaming controllers, etc.

The update will also hit  Google TV at some point this summer via an automatic update which will bring long awaited Android Market support.

Fortunately, Xoom owners won’t have to wait long for the Honeycomb 3.1 update as Google has announced that it will start rolling out to owners of Verizon Xoom’s over the air starting today.

So, be sure you check your Xoom for an update and let us know what you find.

12 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    05/10/2011 at 6:41 pm

    Still no update! Hoping it comes soon! Pretty excited for USB support with an Xbox controller.

  2. T1917

    05/10/2011 at 7:45 pm

    Still no update as of 1230 pst. Dont forget, the xoom is set to check every 12 hours so set your date forward to force the check…..

  3. Stevemag08

    05/10/2011 at 8:08 pm

    any idea if because its verizon 3g xoom only if not having it on a vz plan yet
    Will affect receiving the update ota?

  4. Chad

    05/11/2011 at 4:53 pm

    Can’t wait until I can use my BT mouse with my BT keyboard which is connected via HDMI to a 19″ LCD monitor then pick it up and go and have access to the same stuff…

  5. stan

    06/04/2011 at 1:34 pm

    Has anyone in England received tyhe update

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