MOTOROLA XOOM Posts on XDA

The Weekly Q&A: Week 47

As part of our regular Q&A session here on the XDA-Developers Portal, I'll be covering some questions and issues frequently seen here in the world of XDA. This week, we'll concentrate on everyone's favorite large-screened devices--Honeycomb-powered tablets!Q: Is it possible to turn the a500 display off when connecting to a TV using HDMI out? If you...

MicroSD Mounter For XOOM HC 3.2 ROOT Users

If you're a Motorola XOOM owner, take a look at the useful app XDA forum member ekarelis has made to re-mount the microSD card as read/write for rooted Motorola XOOM Honeycomb 3.2 users.The app simply dismounts and remounts the microSD card in it's 'stock' location as read/write. Optionally, you can also add a mount point to...

Rooted Android 3.2 Update Available for the US WiFi-Only XOOM!

As soon as the Android Developers Blog stated yesterday that changes to the way Honeycomb handled fitting Android 2.x applications to a large tablet screen, the internet was aflutter with rumors of the 3.2 update coming soon. Luckily for XOOM users everywhere, this really meant that the major update would launch today!Several lucky XDA forum members...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 41

As part of our regular Q&A session here on the XDA-Developers Portal, I'll be covering some questions and issues frequently seen here in the world of XDA. This week, we'll concentrate on three officially sanctioned Google Experience devices: the Google Nexus S, the Google Nexus One, and the Motorola XOOM.Q: I frequently get force closes...

First Motorola Xoom Cooked ROM Available

Thanks to XDA member bigrushdog, we now have the first Motorola Xoom cooked ROM available. The Tiamat Team presents Xoom Rom 1.0 Deodexed, featuring a packed ROM with Tiamat 1.4.4 stock GPU, rooted with SU and superuser, desktop UA string, CRT screen off animation, call setting with SIP, SMS capable, Wifi Ad-Hoc mod enabled, USB mass storage...

XOOM Now Zooming Along at 1.7 GHz Thanks to Tiamat Kernel

Not to long ago, we brought you news that the Motorola XOOM had been overclocked to 1.6 GHz. Now it seems as if XDA forum member bigrushdog is at it again by rushing your XOOM's clockspeed all the way up to 1.7 GHz. The end result is a 70% CPU overclock... Simply amazing.With a 70% CPU...

Xoom WiFi Only 3.1 Update – Flashable, No Wipe Necessary, External Storage Enabled

If you're the owner of the WiFi US Xoom, you'll be pleased to know that XDA forum member publicanimal has put together a flashable, no wipe, external storage enabled update file for the 3.1 Honeycomb update.The XDA member has incorporated a modified version of stachre's updater-script into the official WiFi 3.1 update from Google. Also...

XOOM Now Overclocked to 1.6 GHz, Smacks Quadrant Around a Few Times

Does running your shiny new Motorola XOOM at only 1.5 GHz (or heaven forbid, the stock speed of 1.0 GHz) having you feeling a little blue? As always, there is a cure to be found within the confines of the xda-developers forum.This time, our fix comes from XDA member bigrushdog, who has updated his speedy and popular...

Would You Like to Use Hulu on Your Xoom? Here is Hope!

Quite possibly one of the least understood deficiencies in the world of Android is the inherited lack of flash support in many browsers, which is required to enjoy the likes of Youtube and Hulu (at least in the US). It looks, however, that the latest installment of the Flash Player update for Android (Flash 10.3)...

New Keyboard for Tablets Project

If you have a tablet, regardless of the make or size, you probably think that there must be, somewhere, a better keyboard. This, in fact, has been a reality for virtually all devices since the invention of the touch keyboard. Due to the size and resolution of some of the newer tabs out there, most...

Permanent Change For US WiFi Xoom – Desktop UA String

Many readers will know that in the Android browser, settings can be changed on the User Agent string in order for your Android browser to identify istelf as a desktop browser whilst surfing the web.This involves opening the web browser, typing in 'about:debug' in the address bar and hitting Go. You then need to go...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 35

As part of our regular Q&A session here on the XDA-Developers portal, I'll be covering some questions and issues frequently seen here in the world of XDA.Q: I have a little headphone icon showing up in the system tray, and I have no idea why, or what exactly it means is happening. [Question originally seen in...