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Breaking: Motorola XOOM Update Goes Live Tomorrow – Bluetooth for Google Talk, Picture Transfer Protocol and Proxy Support

A Motorola XOOM update will be made available tomorrow that brings a bunch of fixes to the device including Bluetooth support on Google Talk and for a mouse, proxy support, and a new picture transfer protocol.  Check out additional details after the break.  Oh, and no, this does not include a fix for SD card support.  You still have to root and flash a new kernel to get that action.    

Update:  Additional details are up – looks like it’ll be a 28MB update:

*Note – No need to freak out and worry about backtracking your rooted XOOM just yet.  Once the update is out, we can probably expect someone to grab the file and then someone to find away to flash it.  And if you’ve simply unlocked your device, then you should be able to receive the update without issue.

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Cheers ___ and DroidHAM!

  • http://www.greenspirit-hydroponics.com/ Hydroponics

    How/where can you download old motorola ring tones like Windchimes and Bubbles?

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  • Jonaguy1

     The 3.1 pushed down this AM like a dream! And they said that you have to have Verizon, BS!!!!!!!

  • http://yangutu.com  Dating

    search for the next big stars on the world’s largest online video platform. … That means there’s going to be a lot of videos about women and dating.

  • Asur

    Moto and Big Red said back near launch that SD Card and LTE would be hitting at the same time around the end of May. Chill out unless they hit their deadline and still don’t have it.

    Update looks solid, and 2 updates in 2 months says they actually care about the platform, so I’m willing to wait.

  • Anonymous

    Only a verizon update i presume. Any wifi Xoom update love in the works?

  • Jay

    So if I have the Xoom but I don’t have the Verizon service activated on it, how do I get the update?

    • milou6

      I have the same setup and last update still got to me OTA same as everyone else.

  • http://www.myvouchercodes.co.uk online shopping uk

    I really think the trend toward buying tablets locked in to one carrier is a bad idea. It makes a lot more sense to buy a device like a Mifi and then save a bunch of money and get a wifi only version tablet without the cellular access built in. Then, you can use your laptop, next tablet, or whatever you like..

  • http://twitter.com/BiGGiE_Q Biggie Quan

    Mmmm bluetooth gtalk and mouse support, Any new word on the 4G upgrade from VZW?

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    Does it fix the laggy browser where if you scroll up and down a web page really fast, the page doesn’t appear all at once?

  • Larry

    I’ll stick with tiamat.

  • Anonymous

    “Get the most out of your Motorola XOOM.”

    Should say

    “Get a few random new features out of your Motorola XOOM. We’ll give you SD support in 2012-ish.”

  • Misphit

    They better not mess with anything else that’s all I gotta say

  • Guesty McGuestalot

    Wifi Xoom???

  • Crazydog

    Woo! My DigiCam supports PTP. Here’s hopin’ it is USB and not bluetooth.

  • Anonymous

    I’m wondering if motorola is going to come out with a Asus Transformer style dock (not just the portfolio w/built in keyboard)… it would make sense… would make me not be trying to sell my xoom to get the Tramsformer…

  • Rays406

    question? why are people writting first second when the update is clearly not out till tomorrow or is there a way to get it before then

    • tehshift

      first to find the secret hidden button on the page that downloads the update. they usually give you a prize for being first. not sure why anyone would care about second, those guys are just lame.

  • Anonymous

    Can someone explain what using a mouse on a touchscreen device looks like? I know the transformer keyboard/dock has a trackpad too. I’d love to see how well this actually works.

  • Anonymous

    Can someone explain what using a mouse on a touchscreen device looks like? I know the transformer keyboard/dock has a trackpad too. I’d love to see how well this actually works.

    • http://profiles.google.com/tkess.android Terry’s Android

      Probably adds a cursor, or acts like a trackball/pad on a phone would and it just highlights the item at which its pointing.

  • Anonymous

    Can someone explain what using a mouse on a touchscreen device looks like? I know the transformer keyboard/dock has a trackpad too. I’d love to see how well this actually works.

  • Anonymous

    I’m curious about the proxy support for WiFi. Is this a Motorola or Honeycomb change? Google has really needed to add this to make Android a viable option if it really wants to be taken seriously in the enterprise. People have been clamoring for it for over two years (it’s the #4 issue) and Google has never responded or appeared to take this glaring omission seriously.

    And while I’m very excited to see proxy support, I’m equally disappointed that SD card support is not included. I’m thinking this is going to turn out to be a long wait, similar to what original Droid owners endured waiting for Flash support.

  • Anonymous

    4g and sd card update bitches.
    Now that’s off my chest. Mouse support? That sounds cool. Updates rock.

  • Anonymous

    4g and sd card update bitches.
    Now that’s off my chest. Mouse support? That sounds cool. Updates rock.

  • droidrev71

    If you are rooted can you still get the update?

  • droidrev71

    If you are rooted can you still get the update?

    • Lakerzz

      Check the *Note that has just been added to this report…

    • Lakerzz

      Check the *Note that has just been added to this report…

  • Anonymous

    bluetooth mouse ftw

  • Lakerzz

    I was just about to ask the same question…

  • http://profiles.google.com/babybybusta Andrew Thompson

    So the question is, I don’t see any Verizon/ 3G specific updates, so is this for the WiFi model??

    • http://profiles.google.com/booboolala2000 Patrick Crumpler

      It’s a Verizon memo, so its for their XOOM. Maybe all, but this is coming from VZW

  • http://www.brandongoodman.com/ Brandon Goodman

    Happy to see the Bluetooth mouse support added but where’s the SD card support?

  • Anonymous

    kinda useless update.

  • Anonymous

    kinda useless update.

  • Anonymous

    kinda useless update.

    • Anonymous

      Unless of course other bug fixes are tucked in there.

      • http://twitter.com/mickmel mickmel

        I sure assume there are, but I would have expected a line item like “Other enhancements and bug fixes” or something like that, so maybe not.

  • Anonymous

    Picture transfer protocol… huh?

  • Anonymous

    Picture transfer protocol… huh?

  • Anonymous

    Picture transfer protocol… huh?

  • guest

    good times

  • guest

    good times

  • guest

    good times

  • Eazy

    FIrst biaches

  • Eazy

    FIrst biaches

    • guest

      fail

      • FortitudineVincimus

        what? The update, the Xoom or both ;)

    • guest

      fail

    • guest

      fail

    • http://twitter.com/iBowToAndroid Nathan

      fail

    • Wachatalknboutwillis

      you need to throw yourself off a bridge, today preferably.

      • DROID

        Anybody else spend 5+ seconds trying to find out what his name is? ^^

        • Lakerzz

          Yes, and it was worth every second, haha!!!

  • Eazy

    FIrst biaches

  • IBowToAndroid

    First. And no sd card support…. Eh, eff em..

    • guest

      also fail

    • guest

      also fail

    • Bullet Tooth Tony

      Is that not a Honeycomb problem? …I’m not sure, still on the outside looking in on the tablet world.

      • http://AndroidTaskForce.com Chris Gustafson

        That Acer A500 and T-Mobile G-Slate (Both released and running Honeycomb) have working SD slots.

        • Jason

          They’re a hack though. I think the ASUS puts a /sdcard2 folder inside for /sdcard or something. It’s not a legitimate solution as apps will still write to the /sdcard. Actually there is a hacked kernel going around that allows for sdcard use.

        • http://geekwarrior.net/ trackerk

          The g-slate doesn’t even have an sdcard slot.

    • Anonymous

      another reason why im koo off the xoom

      • angermeans

        I’m coo on the Xoom I love mine. Great device. Writing this on mine now. To each his/her own I guess