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Acer’s Iconia Tab A500, Upgraded With Android 3.1

Written on July 08, 2011 by Lulu

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Acer's Iconia Tab A500 upgraded with Android 3.1 will include all features displayed at Google I/O.

Acer began shipping out the new version of its Iconia Tab A500 upgraded with Android 3.1 on Wednesday. However, Iconia Tab is not the first tablet to have an Android 3.1. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 was the first tablet to have it, and shipped with it out of the box. Also, some Xoom users are getting the said upgrade.

However, Acer didn’t announce when will the A500 owners get the upgrade. Usually, upgrades and updates are pushed out within a number of days or weeks. It also don’t come automatically. Owners should manually check it to make the update faster.

Check out Acer Iconia Tab A500’s features on Android 3.1 after the jump.

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Xbox 360 Gets 1GB More in New Disc Format, PS3 Says ‘Whatever’

Written on March 31, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Xbox 360 discs are about to get fatter, as Microsoft frees up 1GB space for the developers' ambitious delight.

Remember Mass Effect 2 for the Xbox 360? Remember when we had to switch from Disc 1 to Disc 2 like it’s the PlayStation One era all over again? Sucks, right? Well according to Digital Foundry, that might change soon, as Microsoft’s unveiling an upgrade that will free up one gigabyte on its dual-layer DVD disc. This is something developers and players are ought to be celebrating.

The usable space on an average Xbox 360 disc is 6.8GB out of 7.95GB. The remaining space is purportedly used for anti-piracy measures and a video partition. But considering how well Microsoft has handled piracy over the years, they’re giving the 1GB away for the developer’s delight.

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Creative ZiiO 7-inch Tablet Upgrades to Android 2.2 Froyo

Written on March 21, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Creative ZiiO tablets just got yummier with Froyo. Let's hope it'll go Honeycomb soon.

Somewhere in the vast territories of the tablet-kingdom, a handful of Creative ZiiO tablets are out there waiting for some good news to arrive. Well, they need not to wait any further. Creative Technology Ltd. has announced that they’re upgrading its Creative ZiiO 7″ Android-based tablet to Android 2.2 Froyo on March 25. Current owners will be able to download the upgrade for free via support.creative.com or ZiiO Space portals found on the tablets. The 10″ owners, on the other hand, can expect the upgrade sometime around April. This is good news indeed, but do you know what would make as better news? Upgrade the tablets to Honeycomb instead!

Hit the break to see what else is new with the Creative ZiiO 7-inch tablet once the upgrade kicks in!

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