Developers say they'll create a Gingerbread build first, then move on to Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich--just as soon as all team members get their fire sale tabs.
Google's Android operating system has been targeted for a port to HP's TouchPad ever since the tablet went on sale for as little as $100. But the port has not gone very smoothly.
The team at TouchDroid has succeeded in developing drivers for the HP TouchPad that allow it to run Android 2.3.5, with full touch-screen capability.
Known for creating their own modified Android builds for mobile devices, the folks at CyanogenMod are working on a mod designed to bring Android to the HP TouchPad.
The effort to port the Android OS onto the HP TouchPad appears to have splintered into two teams, as allegations stir a brief civil war.
In its quest to fully support Android on the HP TouchPad, the CyanogenMod team has succeeded in getting Wi-Fi, sound, and the accelerometer to work on an Android-enabled demo device.
Android on a TouchPad, Security in the Market, and Windows Phone v Android whose smart phone will reign supreme? We ask special guest Molly Wood about her Windows Phone Challenge. All that and more on this week's episode of Android Atlas Weekly.
On today's show, an earthquake appears to be headed right for us, and all we can talk about is HP and WebOS some more! Plus, Lenovo's baffling decision to drop the ThinkPad Tablet into the marketplace at $500, when fire-sale frenzy is at its peak. Um. Oops. And would Apple risk fragmenting the iPhone in order to get into emerging markets? We'll see. Oh, and quick hicks!
This week, we tried on the latest in semi-ironic pants-optional loungewear and drove the whole way without hitting a single red light. And we thought a whole lot about Steve Jobs.
Co-founder and CEO of iconic company resigns as CEO. Also: More Facebook privacy control and RIM spins music service.