Archos announced that Archos G9 tablets will have an ICS update from today onwards. The update is applicable for almost all its models. Archos 80 and Archos 101 are the other models expected to get benefits of this official update.
Users making use of Archos G9 tablets can have the ICS update done online itself. The company has also announced a full set of changelog. The update includes the initial Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 firmware release. The media center video updates include the hold up for MKV3D on television combined with the presence of an automatic switch. This is mainly done to enhance the experience of getting the best 3D form.
The update also allows the system notifications present in the video player to be disabled. The new update also allows gathering the VOB files from DVD on to a sole movie piece.The MediaCenter music can from now onwards have greater integration of the control panel for playing music especially in the lock screen.
The presence of MediaCenter info Dialog helps the users in editing the name that is entered for online search. Users will receive the information displayed by means of a notification at the time of file copy happening on the background. The file manager also now arrives with a better drag as well as drop support.
The multimedia library present in the file manager is now provided with a new choice for the protection of indexing of storage as well as sdcard folders. The update to Android ICS is expected to provide superior support for the video conferencing technology. For the smoother USB file transfer that is taking place on hosts that are not mainly window based, the tablet is now activated by means of using a Samba Server especially at the time of USB network tethering.
The update brings in to place a latest widget for USB network tethering and is known as Archos widgets. The external keyboard now is updated with French layout that has been widened for handling the keys that are especially designed for special symbols. The update to the accessories includes the implementation of the Xbox gamepad support.
The company has declared that the release of the update is applicable for all the Archos G9 tablet users across the world. So it is for sure that if you are one of those users making use of Archos G9 tablets, then you will be able to enjoy the ICS experience from today itself.