Asus Eee Pad Transformer is rumored will get Ice Cream Sandwich treatment for the operating system. For those enjoy using Android base tablets or smartphones, an update of Ice Cream Sandwich OS on your Android device will allow you to  have…

  1. Holographic user interface, better multitasking, a scrolling list of apps, resizable widgets, and richer widgets. It would also have some features of recently released Honeycomb 3.1, this is because the Ice Cream Sandwich OS is built based on Honeycomb operating system that adore tablets users. 
  2. 3D facial detection. The upcoming  smartphones will surely become more attractive with the 3D facial detection, Google has demonstrated this particular feature during I/O Developer Conference early this year. Smart users will be able to modify a person’s facial features on the fly, changing the nose or mouth in real time. This feature is exclusive in Android Ice Cream Sandwich only.
  3. Cross platform OS. Ice Cream Sandwich has the ability to unify both tablets and phones, unlike Honeycomb OS which optimized for solely for tablets. Application developer would be able to create applications without worry about the device screen size and OS capabilities, Ice Cream Sandwich will be smart enough to identify the hardware environment, type and specifications of the device where the application would run.
  4. Access to Google Music and watch movies from the movie rental service in the Android Market. Moreover, Ice Cream Sandwich OS will be updated to offer compatibility with the most recent hardware accessories including bluetooth keyboards and game controllers.


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Below are some quotes from the press release…

Are you waiting for Ice Cream Sandwich? Good news for ASUS customers. Google recently announced the latest update for Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, which brings some exciting new features and capabilities.

At ASUS, we pride ourselves on delivering a great experience with our products, thanks to frequent updates that further enhance our products’ capabilities.We’re delighted to confirm support for Ice Cream Sandwich on the ASUS Eee Pad Family – our aim is to bring the latest Android update to the Eee Pad Series, but at this time we are unable to set a date for its release.

Please stay tuned for more news on our Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade plans.


No further info regarding when Asus Eee Pad Slider will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, will keep you updated on the latest OS upgrade.

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[ Source: Euro Droid ; Hitech Analogy ; Asus Eee Pad Slider ]