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Android, Motorola and Verizon Wireless are about to have some egg on their face. Unlike Apple which underpromises, heck, they don't even promise, they just deliver, the trio are the force behind Android 3.0 and LTE here in the USA. Earlier this month, I noted how it was looking like the promised May upgrade period for the Xoom was going to pass, and now, with the Memorial Day weekend here, there's still no upgrade date that's fixed.
Speculation ranges from the Verizon LTE network not being ready yet for the onslaught of 250,000 devices which potentially can be upgraded to the chipsets not being ready that Motorola is planning to deploy in the radios. Then there is Android itself, but I think the OS is the least of the problems. Other issues though abound, such as apps that work nicely on Android 2.2 and 2.3 not being allowed to be released in the Market for Honeycomb 3.0.
When I went into a local Verizon Wireless store I asked if I could return my Xoom, not because I don't like it, but because for $700 or so, it's not doing what I bought it for. To be a 4G tablet. The rep couldn't understand that saying something can be upgraded in May and then not delivering on it, is a reason to take the return.