Yes, my Logitech Revue is a liar. I've been waiting patiently for the mythical Honeycomb update for my Revue for at least a month, I even got a friendly e-mail from Logitech telling me I would be getting an update soon. Then last Wednesday, Logitech came out and said everyone should be getting an update "this week." Well, it's midnight Sunday night/Monday morning, and officially next week and still no update for me. I'm sure it's a conspiracy of some sorts, and I know if I look deep enough I'll find out how it's tied to the release of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus. I'll get to the bottom of this!
In the meantime, I figure "Hey, I'm an Android nerd. I'll manually update from a leaked file on the web!" Yeah, that didn't go over so well. Turns out that leaked file wasn't the correct update path from stock 2.1 to 3.1, and
hilarity bricks ensued. Not just to me (so maybe this one isn't a conspiracy) either. Seems like more than a few people took matters into their own hands and made their Revue a $99 paperweight. Including Kevin Pereira, host of "Attack of the Show" on G4TV, who knew just what to do to fix it.
There's nothing a hammer won't fix. Nothing.
So I've replaced my Revue, and this time I'm going to wait for the update to push to me, like a normal person. I don't like it very much, but there's nothing I can do about it. And about that leaked update firmware? You'll find it at GTVHacker.com with updated instructions that plainly say you shouldn't use it unless you're running one of the earlier leaks. You're on your own if you go that route, so be careful. The Revue is still the best $99 I ever spent, I just want to it be better. Hurry, Logitech!
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