The folks at Lenovo had already set a target release of Q2 for the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich for their ThinkPad tablet but that was such a broad window. Today, they’re confirming that the update will be coming in the middle of that quarter – May, to be specific. It’ll be bringing performance improvements, browser enhancements and improvements to voice input. While it’s hard to get excited for an update that won’t be here for a few months it’s always nice to know it’s coming. [via Engadget]
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