According to PC World, Lenovo plans to upgrade its popular ThinkPad Tablet to the latest version of the Android 4.0 operating system in the second quarter this year. The upgrade will provide users access to the latest version of Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich – provides user interface, connectivity, application and multimedia improvements. The tablet currently runs on Android 3.1 Honeycomb operating system.
It is not all good news though as the upgrade may not enable some hardware-specific features that are specific to certain devices. Android Beam shares web content via NFC technology but devices such as the ThinkPad Tablet doesn’t have NFC capability.
On availability, users will experience – an enhanced user interface, connectivity, and improvements to applications and multimedia. Google has designed the operating system to work on both tablets and smartphones, and improves data and email security.
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