Sprint announces Honeycomb update for Evo View 4G tablet
The carrier will begin pushing Android 3.2 to the tablet in 2012 but anxious users can grab it now.
Sprint today announced that the Android 3.2 Honeycomb update is now ready for its
Following closely on the heels of HTC's similar announcement for the , the update brings a number of important changes.
For example, thedigital pen will now work with all applications, essentially turning it into a navigation stylus. Additionally, the now supports document signature capture, a feature that will surely please business users.
The carrier cautions that, once installed, users will find that the home screen has been reverted to the "out of box" layout. Widgets, app shortcuts, and the wallpaper will be switched back to the initial design.
There's no need to worry, though, as nothing is actually being removed. According to Sprint, the "unique structure of the Honeycomb layout" is the reason for the adjustment.
It's also worth pointing out that some previously installed apps Android Market for an update or tablet-optimized version of the title., if at all, once Honeycomb is loaded. Should you find an unruly app or game, simply check the
Although Sprint won't begin pushing the software update to users until 2012, anxious consumers can manually download and install the files immediately. To initiate the update, navigate to Settings > System Updates > HTC Software Update > Check Now.