Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Android WMV player for Xoom

There are some WMV videos on my Motorola Xoom tablet, but I can't watch them. Should I need a WMV player for Xoom.

WMV files are proprietary Windows files. They are not currently compatible with the Android. You have to use some video converter to convert your WMV files to mp4/mkv format.

Can I connect WiFi Xoom to a verizon hotspot

I have a adroid phone. Can I connect my WiFi Xoom to a verizon hotspot? Should I plug my xoom up to it using a micro to micro cable?

Most of the newer HTC phones have a built-in wifi hotspot. As a hotspot, my HTC Desire-Z connects to my Xoom without any issues.

The iPhone 4 has the personal hotspot feature. My verizon iPhone 4's personal hotspot with Xoom using 3.01 works fine.

How to mount usb thumb drive on Xoom honeycomb 3.2

I now have a Xoom honeycomb 3.2 and an working OTG cable. After inserting a USB stick that is 1GB FAT formatted, I find that SD Card mounted as /mnt/external1/ but the folder is empty. How to mount a usb thumb drive on Xoom tablet?

To get USB mass storage capability, The only way is root. Then you can file manager called root explorer for accessing these directories on your Xoom device. Without custom kernel or root, you can't also access FAT formatted USB drive using a OTG cable.