Android 3.1 Update Rolls Out; Download Now

May 11, 2011, By Sanjeev

Google freaks might have already come across this, we guess. The company has announced that they have published the Android 3.1 update changelog on their developer site. The updated SDK, which can be downloaded now, enables customers to take advantage of the new changes for their own apps. The publishing of the update on their developer site by the company allows everyone to use it. This is the first major update to the Honeycomb OS.

Android 3.1 Update Rolls Out; Download Now

The already issued upgrade to Honeycomb – version 3.1 – has brought an array of impressive features along with it. Offering full support for USB host support, inline HTML5 playback as well as an addition of native resizable widgets, it also brings to users added support for new input devices like enhanced keyboards, mice, trackpads and gaming controllers as well.

Interestingly enough, it has also been revealed that the Google Android 3.1 update is available on Motorola Xoom now. This happens to be the first device getting the upgrade and is available from today.

It is claimed that the update would make the device faster. Xoom users can now upload apps much faster and the browser is said to display ‘iPad-like responsiveness’. The Xoom OTA can now be downloaded manually. Go for it here.

Also to be noted is that the update is already available for Google TV via an automatic OTA update. This Google TV update features Android Market support and with the advent of this new feature, third-party apps could be accessed on Google TV like on smartphones and tablets.

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