Creative ZiiO 7

For those of you who own the Ziio 7 Android tablet, or have bought one at the recent IT Show, you will be pleased to know that Creative has announced the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the tablet. For free.

Creative Technology has upgraded its Creative ZiiO 7 Android-based tablets to Android 2.2. Current Creative ZiiO 7 owners will be able to enjoy a free upgrade via or the ZiiO Space portal found on their tablets, beginning 25 March 2011.

In addition, the Creative ZiiO 7 with Android 2.2 will begin shipping on 18 March 2011, while the Creative ZiiO 10 is expected to ship with Android 2.2 by April 2011.

Users of the Creative ZiiO tablets with Android 2.2 can look forward to enjoying these enhancements:

– Flexibility to install apps using either on-board memory or external storage media
– Flexibility of viewing pages in both desktop and mobile formats – which means that pages can now be seen in their original lay-out without truncation
– Improved security with the addition of numeric pin or alpha-numeric password options to unlock device
– Greater localised language support added
– Text-to-Speech Engine