Hot on the heels of the Xoom 2's launch, it's not that surprising to find cheap original model Xooms. We've seen this kind of price point before, so shopping around may be wise. Sure, the original Xoom is a little bulkier, but internally not that much has changed, so if you did want some Motorola-specific Android action, this deal from WoW Superstores might make sense.
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OK, the Xoom's quickly being replaced by the Xoom 2 and Xoom Media Edition, but if you've got a hankering for some honeycomb action right now, it's worth noting that the official price of the WiFi Xoom variant just dropped off a cliff to $399. The Xoom's not the greatest tablet ever, but that's a pretty good price, and it's a fair bet that there'll be a little bit of discounting going on to drive that price even lower if you shop around.
It's OTA update fever! Over the weekend, Telstra pushed out Android 3.1 for the Motorola Xoom tablet, which should also finally activate the SD card slot (no word yet from Optus). —Thanks Jeff. Meanwhile, there's also Vodafone-specific update to the Galaxy S II that apparently improves web browsing on that network.
It takes a lot of faith to shell out something like $US600 for a 4G LTE tablet that isn't able to get on the 4G network. But that's what anyone who bought a non-Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom did. And according to a tipster over at Phandroid, their patience has finally paid off. Because they received an email instructing how to ship your Xoom to Motorola so it can get those new 4G goodies.
We've seen what happens when a Smart-Covered iPad 2 endures serious abuse. But how do different tablets fare in the same test? The people responsible for the last stress test dropped an iPad, Xoom and Galaxy Tab to find out.