The Motorola XOOM landed on Verizon Wireless a while ago, but Verizon wants to take care of all of the people who bought it. Today Verizon announced that it will be their first tablet to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade! This update brings a new launch bar, a built-in photo editor, speech-to-text technology, and more easy ways to use the operating system. and of course you get a tune-up and the functionality of what you can do with the device will improve. The biggest feature is the new photo editor, with this you can now add effects (like those in Instagram), red eye reduction, correct the saturation or color elves, crop photos, and much more. Be sure to check out the photo below. Once again the Verizon Motorola XOOM will be jumping on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich via an update that lands on June 4! For more info see the press release below.

Press Release

Motorola XOOM Upgrades to Ice Cream Sandwich

Built-in photo editor highlights latest upgrades.

Earlier this year, the Galaxy Nexus became the first smartphone to feature the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Starting June 4, the Motorola XOOM will be the first Verizon Wireless tablet to begin upgrading to the latest Android OS.

The upgraded functionality includes speech-to-text technology and the ability to dismiss individual notifications by swiping a finger over an item. Users can also customize the new launch bar as well as create folders to access frequently used apps from the homepage.

In addition to app management and functionality improvements, the upgrade comes with a built-in photo editor allowing customers to crop and rotate photos, remove red eyes, add effects and correct levels of images.

Here’s a full list of Verizon devices coming to or currently on Ice Cream Sandwich. For the latest Verizon Wireless news follow @VZWnews on Twitter.


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