"The whole tablet experience is ruined," a user wrote.

Android user Cristian Alejandro Chavez Lopez said: "That's the word to describe it: unusable." But, according to a post by program manager Chris Campbell, the issue has been "escalated" to Google," seemingly pointing the finger at the search giant rather than in its own camp.

In theory at least, there isn't much the i Pad can do that the Xoom can't.

There are a lot of great tablets in the Kindle’s Fire price range. This is a 7″ wide budget tablet with Android as the operating system.

For a budget and affordable tablet, this product has several great features for any users using this tablet.

Now that it has the Android 3.1 update, the Xoom is a more complete device, with full Flash support and improved multitasking.

Starting at $599.99 (with a Verizon Wireless contract), the Xoom is priced to compete with the Apple i Pad 2 ($499-$829, 4.5 stars).

The Android Market's selection of apps doesn't come anywhere near what you'll find in Apple's App Store, but Google has slowly added some more compelling apps and functions, like the cloud-based Music beta.

If you definitely prefer the more customizable world of Android over the i Pad/i Tunes ecosystem, the Xoom is a compelling option and one of the best Android tablets, but it neither stands out from the Android tablet crowd nor bests the market-leading i Pad 2.Is £396 (0) now too much to pay for a 16GB Android tablet that's Do you remember the old Xoom?Perhaps it's best described as a slab; half an inch thick, it weighed in at a pound and a half.The Lollipop update has been hit with some harsh criticism by its users since it first landed in their hands, despite strong feedback from the tech community when it was first announced earlier this year.Users have said they "regret" the over-the-air download, saying the older Nexus 7 tablet is "laggy, restarts, and crashes randomly." In some cases, apps were not responding.However, with a certain quad-cored, ICS-imminent transforming tablet already stealing the hearts of many an Engadget reader (and editor), does this slimline sequel do enough to make up for its past mistakes?