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					Acer upgrades Iconia Tab range to Android 4.0 Ice
Cream Sandwich




Google has certainly made a whole lot of people hungry with their creative naming
convention to depict the different operating system upgrades that they have rolled out so
far. In order not to bore you with a long story, Android 2.1 was known as Eclair, while
Android 2.2 Froyo proved to be rather delicious. Android 3.0 Honeycomb was a special
tablet-only operating system update, while Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich intends to
cut down on the fragmentation that has long plagued Android users, which means
Android 3.0 and Android 2.2 users can now make the jump to Ice Cream Sandwich.

However, not all hardware manufacturers have prepared their device(s) to support
Android 4.0, and good thing Acer is not one of those companies. In fact, Acer intends for
owners of their popular Iconia Tab line to make the jump to Android 4.0 Ice Cream
Sandwich. In fact, an Over The Air (OTA) update for the Acer Iconia Tab A200 has
already been pushed for some time now, and the entire exercise will be complete over the
course of the following week.

Apart from that, those who own the 7″ Acer Iconia Tab A100 and the 10″ Acer Iconia
Tab A500 will soon be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich on their respective tablets when
April rolls around in slightly more than a month’s time. Just what kind of changes can
you expect with Android 4.0 on board your Acer Iconia Tab? Well, we are looking at
new features that enables users to enjoy a greater degree of usability and customizations,
while other cosmetic improvements include a faster browser, enhanced app and folder
management options, a more intuitive navigation, and a completely reimagined design.
There is also tighter integration with Gmail’s email as well as calendar functions, not to
mention an improved multitasking and switching between tasks experience. According to
Paul Tayar, Director of Product Marketing, Acer America, “The many enhancements in
Android 4.0 OS complement the sleek, powerful and well-designed Acer Iconia Tab
tablets to give customers an all-around first-rate experience. Customers will experience
greater entertainment and productivity with the new capabilities and features on their
tablets.”

				
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