The LG G-Slate is the latest to hop onto Android 3.1, courtesy of T-Mobile. This is a notch higher than Android 3.0, that the tablet started out with. Right now, the carrier is rolling out the software update in a phased manner so that all those who are yet to see any action on this front can hold on to their patience for a while. Also, all consumers will be informed via an e-mail when the update will be ready for installing.
As for the benefits of being on the right side of Android 3.1, well they are many and well known. Users get the advantage of being able to view Google Videos on their G-Slate tablets and make purchases and rentals as well. External keyboards can be connected using the USB support that the OS provides. One can also connect other pointing devices or controllers after the update.
There has been great improvement on the interface as well, and this is more evident on applications like Calendar, Gmail, and other built-in widgets. There are more applications that have been added to the device as far as supportability goes.
There were issues like closing of Google Talk and Music Apps with the previous OS, which have been addressed with this update. Response of the browser and the widget also has been improved as per T-Mobile
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