Droid Xyboard 8.2 | Motorola
New Motorola VP of product Punit Soni has pledged on Google+ to improve the company's poor track record of supporting its devices with software updates.
Contrary to reports, Motorola has not released revised versions of the Xyboard with splash resistance; all models have had that feature built-in since launch.
Verizon has just posted a list to its website to help let people know which devices are destined to get Android 4.0. The list includes the HTC ThunderBolt, Incredible 2, Rhyme, and Rezound, as well as the Motorola Droid Xoom, RAZR, RAZR Maxx, Droid 4, Bionic, Xyboard 8.1 and 10.1. The LG Spectrum and both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 and 10.1 appear on the list, too.
Verizon are pushing out an update to the Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1, bringing bug fixes, enhancements, and GSM global roaming capabilities.
Intuit has just brought its Mint personal finance and budgeting app to Android tablets. The new Android tablet app has interactive charts and graphs like the iPad version to help you explore your financial situation.
Motorola's Wi-Fi only Xyboards are available now on the company's website. Prices start at $399.99 for the 16GB 8.2-inch model and top out at $599.99 for the 32GB 10.1-inch version.
Verizon has cut the two-year contract price of the 8-inch and 10-inch Droid Xyboard models by $50, though there's no indication as to whether this is a permanent price drop or a temporary sale.
Verizon Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1 tablets will be arriving in Verizon stores this month, however, they will set you back a fair amount: the 8.2 version starts at $430 and the 10.1 model at $530.
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Verizon just casually announced that it'll be launching two "Xyboard Droid" tablets from Motorola later this month — the mention is tucked into a press release noting the one-year anniversary of the carrier's 4G LTE network.