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Google confirms Nexus S and Xoom will not get Android 4.2

In amongst all the excitement about new Nexus devices going on sale and promptly selling out,  Android 4.2 is being made available to Galaxy Nexus devices. Conspicuous by their absence however were updates for the Nexus S and the Motorola Xoom. Googles Jean-Baptiste M. Queru has now confirmed …

Coolsmartphone Handset & Accessories Supplier Profile: MobileFun

Here at Coolsmartphone each of the writers goes through an inordinate amount of handsets and accessories that go with them. We each have our own favourite suppliers that we find to be reliable and prompt. We therefore thought that we would bring a profile of the ones that …

Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition Now Only £184.99

Expansys have today reduced the price of the Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition to only £184.99. The tablet with 16gb of onboard storage and has an 8.2″ screen.  The Xoom 2 ME sports a dual core 1.2ghz processor, Corning Gorilla Glass and runs on the Android 3.2 Honeycomb …

Motorola Xoom 2 gets another price reduction

The Motorola Xoom 2 media edition has had another price drop over at Expansys. You can now get one for £184.99 The sub £200 tablet market is certainly heating up. This tablet is certainly another option to consider as it’s due to get Ice Cream Sandwich and it …

UK Motorola Xoom receives an update

We mentioned earlier that some Motorola Xoom tablets were getting updated with Jelly Bean. In the meantime, we’re also hearing that Android 4.0.4 is being pushed onto other versions of the Xoom – mainly UK WiFI only versions by the looks of it. Andrew Farquhar and John Bairner …

Jelly Bean arriving on the Motorola Xoom

We’ve just had a message from “Ragu” who tells us that his Motorola Xoom has just received the Android Jelly Bean update. He’s converted his UK Xoom to a US build and the update arrived promptly this morning. The 79MB over-the-air update includes a smarter keyboard, Google Now, …

Motorola XOOM 2 10.1″ 16GB Wi-Fi going cheap

Fancy a Xoom 2 for £269.99? Well, you’ve got to act quick because eXpansys only have it at this price until 11PM (UK time) tonight. The Motorola Xoom 2 is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU running Android Honeycomb and has a light aluminium body. There’s also 1GB …

PC World knock down the Motorola Xoom this Easter

Simon has just given me a mail about a great Easter deal down at PC World. They’ve slashed £230.02 off the price, bringing it down from £479.99 to £249.97, and if you buy it now they’ll chuck in a £10 voucher too. Deal huh ? The offer is …

Xoom discounted – just £225

The original Motorola Xoom is now down to just £249. For that you get Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), 32GB of storage, a 10.1″ LED screen and it’s powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual-core CPU. Andrew Farquhar has just mailed in because he used the code “TABLET10” to get …

Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom Gets A Taste Of Ice Cream

Yes folks, the Motorola Xoom is getting the Ice Cream Sandwich update. Back in December it was confirmed by Motorola that the Honeycomb tablet would be getting an update to Ice Cream Sandwich. Current reports show it’s currently only being rolled out to the US Wi-Fi only model …

Motorola Mobility Launches Two New Tablets in the UK and Ireland

Motorola have just announced two new tablets. The Motorola Xoom 2 and the Xoom 2 Media Edition. Below is the official press release from them. Let’s hope that the Xoom 2 does a little better than the original Xoom. The original tablet hit the streets here in the …

Motorola Q3 results – iPad killer fail

Motorola have just announced their Q3 results and their supposed iPad killing Xoom tablet accounted for a tiny slice of sales during the quarter. They shipped a total of 11.6 million mobiles devices of which the Xoom represented a mere 100,000 units. In contrast, Apple sold 11.12 million …

Motorola XOOM receiving Android 3.1

Motorola have just confirmed that Android 3.1 will shortly be available to Xoom owners. An OTA (Over The Air) update is now rolling out and, good news, it’ll activate the SD card slot to give you up to 64GB of storage capacity. Other improvements contained within 3.1 include.. …

Video – Motorola Xoom and Asus Eee Pad

After using the iPad 2 for a couple of weeks it’s interesting to hear opinions on other new tablets. The BBC’s Marc Cieslak takes a look at the new Motorola XOOM here but seems to be fairly critical of it due to the current lack of microSD functionality …

Motorola Xoom – A “proper” test drive!

The guys from Carphonewarehouse have clearly gone insane. Instead of just doing a simple demo or hands-on video they’ve taken the new Motorola Xoom through traffic on the back of a motorbike, on a boat down the Thames, through a field on horse-back and.. well, listen.. just watch …

Motorola Xoom WiFi UK – A Quick Look

Picture the scene….. A phone call…gently vibrating on my work’s desk. After 3-4 rings I pick it up to hear the voice of my wife say the immortal words – “Guess what I’ve got?”. Could it be? No surely not…I’m sure the delivery would be delayed by longer than …

PlayBook, Motorola Xoom and iPad compared

One for your lunch-time viewing today – Rory Cellen-Jones has just added a video on the BBC website comparing the iPad, Motorola Xoom and Blackberry PlayBook. In the video Mike Lazaridis, from RIM, shows some of the features of their new tablet and how it stacks up against …

Motorola Xoom – Now £479.99

Remember when we first saw the Motorola Xoom priced up for £449.99? Remember how it then shot up to £499 ? Well, now it’s down to £479.99 on the PCWorld website. If you’ve got stacks of cash washing around your bank account, give it some consideration. Link – …

The iPad 2 – Thoughts?

Yesterday Apple announced the iPad 2. Reactions have ranged from “the best tablet ever” all the way down to “an underwhelming launch with features that should have been included anyway”. Available here in the UK from March 25th it will have a dual-core CPU, two cameras and is …