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  • Core WebOS developers defect to Google

    It's not a popular fact among the Android faithful, but Ice Cream Sandwich has a lot of the same design DNA as HP's (and formerly Palm's) WebOS, thanks to designer Matias Duarte. Now Google is getting a fresh batch of concerts

    May 25, 2012 • Views: 198

  • 32GB HP TouchPad on sale for $195 – today only

    Ever since an insane fire sale chopped the price off of the HP TouchPad down to $100, the one and only WebOS tablet has become something of a modder's dandy. While they're nearly impossible to find at retail these days, the

    May 18, 2012 • Views: 255

  • CyanogenMod team picks a new mascot: say hello to “rAndy”

    Here's some fun news for CyanogenMod 9 users: you'll be getting a new mascot in a nightly ROM soon, and no, it isn't a duck. After a lengthy submission and approval process, the team of developers chose Caio Avles' design for a

    April 3, 2012 • Views: 233

  • Nokia N9 gets Ice Cream Sandwich and Meego dual-boot hack

    What's more fun than modding an Android smartphone? Well, lots of things, but one of them is modding a competing smartphone to run Android. There are many who admire Nokia's beautiful hardware and industrial design, but lament

    March 22, 2012 • Views: 554

  • Sharp RW-T110 tablet has Gingerbread and lots of cheek

    What's more annoying than a brand-new Android device that's running an OS version behind? One that's running two versions behind, with no clear reason for doing so. Sharp's just unveiled their RW-T110 tablet for the Japanese

    March 19, 2012 • Views: 138

  • Nook Tablet gets an early CM9 port, despite Gingerbread kernel

    While the original Nook Color was (and is!) a robust platform for aftermarket hacking, Barnes & Noble's decision to make the upgraded Nook Tablet with a locked bootloader has caused some headaches. The Nook Color has had

    March 7, 2012 • Views: 180

  • HP TouchPad CM9 graduates to Alpha 2: we go hands-on

    It's been many a moon since I dusted off the old firesale HP TouchPad, but now that the CyanogenMod team has advanced its Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the tablet to Alpha 2, I figured it was time to give the mod-friendly slate

    February 24, 2012 • Views: 733

  • CyanogenMod 9 for the HP TouchPad gets nightly updates

    Thought you'd seen the last of everyone's favorite firesale mod platform? Think again. The CyanogenMod team's Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HP TouchPad has unofficially graduated from major beta releases to nightly

    February 16, 2012 • Views: 330

  • Tablet shipments could hit 383.3 million by 2017

    Many of us were skeptical at first, but there's no doubt tablets have revolutionized the way we run our daily lives - that is, if you have one. It's estimated the tablet market will group from 72.7 million units to 383.3 by 2017.

    January 30, 2012 • Views: 111

  • Android Community Weekly: January 22, 2012

    It's been a surprisingly busy week for Android as 2012 gets started in earnest. Much of the news from Monday and Tuesday came as the tech industry caught its collective breath, after the gadget smorgasbord that was the Consumer

    January 22, 2012 • Views: 83