[Download] T-Mobile’s G-Slate Gets Android 3.1 Honeycomb Update

Heads up T-Mobile customers, if you’re eagerly waiting for an update for your LG G-Slate. A few days ago, we heard that T-Mobile branded LG G-Slate would be getting updated to Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS, but you know we always love to get details straight from the carrier’s mouth. T-Mobile has announced that it has begun rolling out an OTA update of the Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS for its first 3D fangled G-Slate owners. During the first keynote of Google I/O 2011 event, Google has officially unveiled the Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS. So what kinds of improvements and bug fixes will be included in this update for T-Mobile G-Slate? You can find out the full list, courtesy of T-Mobile’s release notes here at below:

# Addition of Google Videos app, which lets the users to buy and rent movies.
# The recent apps list has been expanded to expose all recently used apps.
# Users can now attach any USB accessory to the G-Slate including a keyboard, gamepad, and etc.
# Android 3.0 Widgets can now be resized vertically and horizontally on any one of the five home screens.
# Bug Fixes to Google Talk and Google Music.
# Improved browser and widget responsiveness.

T-Mobile G Slate Gets Android 3.1 Honeycomb Update


The T-Mobile G-Slate users will be seeing the notification of a firmware update popping up on their screen panels at any time, asking them to accept it. G-Slate users that’d like to check for the update manually should head into Menu –> Settings –> About Tablet –> System Updates –>  Install Now button –> and tap Reboot. This should initiate the process of firmware upgrade, and users should follow the on-screen instructions to finish the update process for the newest Honeycomb goodness. So if you don’t get the update yet, don’t panic. The tablet will naturally tell you that there’s an update available and ask you to install it. It should hit your device sometime very soon. Once the update does hit your favorite G-Slate, don’t forget to come back here and let us know how it’s working for you!

[Source: T-Mobile]

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