Hewlett Packard’s new CEO, Meg Whitman, made an appearance today in a conference directed at the company’s channel partners in Las Vegas. The company expressed many of its plans for the future, but there was a significant statement that caught our attention. Whitman spoke briefly about the idea of open-sourcing WebOS and managed to take ... Read More »
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Development of CyanogenMod for the HP TouchPad has been going strong for quite some time now, but other Android alternatives for the discontinued tablet haven’t been easy to come by. Thankfully, that’s about to change.
There are two things Android could not live without – development and the Android Market (among other things). There are those few manufacturers that chose not to get approved by Google, and their devices end up being released without the Android Market (or Google Apps, in general). Once developers get ... Read More »
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We have some good news for those of you who were unable to snatch up the HP TouchPad a few months back when the price was slashed. It turns out Best Buy will be getting a new shipment of the defunct 32 GB webOS tablet and will again be selling it for $150. But unlike ... Read More »
For some TouchPad owners, this day couldn’t come soon enough. Finally, at long last, CyanogenMod 7 is available to download on the HP TouchPad.
Fitted with the subtitle “Lower Your Expectations Edition,” CyanogenMod 7 alpha 1 is the most complete TouchPad port of Android to hit the web yet. There are some app compatibility, camera, ... Read More »
The day you’ll be able to get a fully functional Android port up and running on your HP TouchPad is fast approaching. The Cyanogen Team still has a few kinks to work out here and there, but the latest video shows off working audio, accelerometer, WiFi, Android Market, YouTube within the browser and even Angry Birds. While ... Read More »
If you haven’t been following the team TouchDroid saga lately, here’s the “too long; didn’t read” version. Some code used in a recent demo video or two wasn’t properly credited (to CyanogenMod). On purpose. Names were exchanged. Accounts were banned. Feelings were hurt. The team has called it quits. Tragic, ... Read More »
Progress on the Android port for the HP TouchPad has been moving forward at an admirable pace. Especially considering how little the developers behind the TouchDroid project have to work with. So far, we’ve seen video evidence that Android not only boots on the TouchPad, but dual-boots alongside webOS. Today, another milestone in development ... Read More »
By now most of you know there are quite a few people working on bringing Android to the HP TouchPad. Things are moving along quite nicely, but it’ll be a while before we have a fully functional Android port. The latest video from Team Touch-DROID shows the progress on the dual-boot front, which should allow ... Read More »
At this point, I probably don’t need to recap the story. But for the uninitiated, HP discontinued their hardware the other day, dropping the TouchPad down to $99 (for the 16GB version). Everyone and their mom went out and bought one, us included. While we wait for Android to hit the TouchPad, we ... Read More »