Bisher zwar nur in den USA und nur für das WiFi-only Modell, aber dafür jetzt ganz offiziell. Wird wohl nicht mehr lange dauern, bis es dann auch bei unso weit ist. Also zumindest hoffe ich es, denn Motorola hat sich in der Vergangenheit ja nicht gerade mit Ruhm bekleckert, was Firmware Updates angeht.
Motorola hat damit begonnen für die US-WiFi-only Modelle des XOOM, das Update auf Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich per OTA zu verteilen.
Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Software Update for the Motorola XOOM™ (IML77)
Introduction We are pleased to announce the new software update for the Motorola XOOM (Wi-Fi).
Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, delivers a refined user interface and introduces innovative features for
tablet users. The software update includes numerous enhancements as well as providing additional
features, and will roll out to XOOM. Install today for peak performance. For more information on Motorola
updates and product support, visit us at www.motorola.com/myxoom.
Who Can Use This Release: Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi users – USA only
After downloading and installing the software release, you will notice:
Updated Browser with faster rendering, zoom and pan Users can also now save pages for offline
reading and request desktop versions of websites.
Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs You can now dismiss individual notifications,
apps from the Recent Apps list, and browser tabs with a simple swipe of a finger.
Redesigned app launcher In All Apps launcher, you can now simply drag an app to get information
about it, immediately uninstall it, or disable a pre-installed app.
New System Font for Improved Readability An entirely new typeface (called Roboto) optimized for
high resolution screens improves readability and brings a polished feel to the user interface.
Updated “People” Application Replaces contacts and integrates seamlessly with Google+ and other
Improved text input and spell-checking The keyboard now features improved accuracy to make text
input faster. It also now includes an in-line spell checker to make corrections easier.
Type with your voice Now you can simply touch the microphone on the keyboard and start talking to
write emails, SMS, or any other text—more than 20 languages supported. Text appears in real time, so
there’s no waiting for server processing.
Richer and versatile imaging capabilities For capturing larger scenes, the camera introduces a single
motion panorama mode. Also, you can now take still shots while shooting video just by tapping the
screen as video continues to record. You can also launch camera directly from the Lockscreen. When
you shoot videos, you can now choose from a number of silly faces and other fun effects which
recognize individual facial features so you can give your friends big eyes, squeeze heads, make noses
bigger, or change the scenery with background replacement.
Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor To help pictures look their best, the Gallery now offers a
powerful photo editor so you can crop and rotate pictures, set levels, remove red eyes, add effects, and