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Motorola shipped just 1 million tablets in 2011

It's quarterly earnings season in the technology world, also known as the most breathlessly exciting time in a tech blogger's existence. Amid reports of an $80 million loss that the company attributes to expenses for the upcoming Google acquisition, Motorola noted that they sold just 200,000 XOOM tablets in the fourth quarter of 2011. Combined with the first three quarters and (low) early sales of the DROID XYBOARD tablets on Verizon, that makes for a rough figure of about 1 million tablets shipped.

Motorola XOOM update “project” starting soon, could be ICS

Motorola appears to be getting ready to start another update rollout for the original WiFi Motorola XOOM tablet. As usual they are calling this a "project" and are currently looking for a few testers. A few tips and our source mention this could in fact be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich although it's too early to tell, but they give a few hints.

Android Community Yearly Wrap-Up: 2011

This past year we've seen the Android OS grow to unimaginable heights and it has helped reassure its adopters time after time they are in good hands. Through the countless devices we've handled and reviewed, the devices and merchandise given away, and events we've attended - 2011 been one of our best year's! Though indiscrete after a while, one of our biggest changes was our AC logo. It proved to be a much welcome change to the entire community. Also, this is the first year of Device.AC - our Android Community device database. Its got the specific specs of the latest and greatest to earliest and iconic Android devices. The release of Google+ and Google Music were quite significant as well. They have brought us closer to acquaintances of all kinds - whether it be friends or co-workers.

Nexus Tablet? Eric Schmidt teases official Google-branded slate

The Nexus line of smartphones has been coveted by Android fans for its "pure Google" experience, eschewing carrier and manufacturer customization in favor of the latest clean build on Android. But if you want a pure version of Android in the tablet form factor, you're largely limited to the original Motorola XOOM. Speaking with an Italian newspaper, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that the company is planning to release a tablet within the next six months to directly compete against the iPad.

Motorola Xoom update rolling out now

The original Honeycomb tablet the Motorola Xoom isn't going anywhere just yet. It was updated with 4G LTE, It'll see Ice Cream Sandwich eventually and today Verizon is supplying users with another update. Don't run home on your lunch break or anything because this is not some super secret Android 4.0 update, instead we have a measly 8.9 MB teeny tiny software change. At least it's seeing steady updates though right?

Motorola Xoom update “Project” coming, looking for testers

Motorola's feedback network has another software update "project" coming soon and this one is for the Motorola Xoom tablet. They were previously calling these early pre-release updates soak tests but it appears calling them a "project" now makes more sense. Could this be a small software bugfix? Or maybe even Android 4.0 ICS? Hopefully we'll know soon.
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