A few days after developer JC Sullins released an unofficial software update for the HP TouchPad allowing you to use Bluetooth when running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on the discontinued tablet, he’s released another update.

This time not only does Bluetooth file transfer work, but you can pair the official HP Touchpad Bluetooth keyboard with the tablet.

Developers have been figuring out how to run Android on the TouchPad for almost as long as the 9.7 inch tablet’s been available. It originally shipped with webOS, but HP canceled the product line shortly after launch after it failed to move many tablets.

While earlier builds of Android for the HP TouchPad supported Bluetooth, it’s taken months for anyone to get Bluetooth working with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Now it seems to be working pretty close to perfectly.

 HP TouchPad with Bluetooth

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3 replies on “Lilbits (8-09-2013): HP TouchPad updates, Amazon Kindle Fire rumors”

  1. everything works except I lost the camera app icon, there is no way to start the camera, not even from the Gallery…help !! went from 4.0 to 4.22 used gapps
    gapps-jb-20130301-signed

  2. hi all,

    i’ve installed cm 10.1 over my old cm9

    i’ve updated moboot and cwm before updating

    cm 10.1 (cm10.1-20130808-EXPERIMENTAL-tenderloin-BLUETOOTH_TEST) works but gapps doesn’t

    here what i’ve done:

    update cm, boot it, try open gmail o google play, they crash, so i
    remembered to update gapps too, so reboot, installed gapps 20130812, and
    now i receive a lot of “unfortunatelly com.google.process.gapps ha
    stopped unexpectedly”, and i don’t know how to fix it, i’ve tryed wiping
    cache… nothing

    any idea?

    btw, cm10.1 work just fine …

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