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CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 1 for the HP TouchPad (accelerated video support)

The CyanogenMod team has released the first build of Android 4.0 for the HP TouchPad tablet with support for hardware-accelerated video playback. That means you can watch HD video from YouTube and you should have an easier time playing HD videos stored on your device, but Netflix still isn’t supported yet. Update: Alpha 2 is […]

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Archos G9 tablets with Android 4.0 up for pre-order ($270 and up)

The Archos G9 tablets are the first tablets from the company to feature Android 3.2 Honeycomb and access to the Google Android Market. But soon Archos will start loading its 8 and 10 inch tablets with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and Dynamism is already taking pre-orders for the new models. Archos 101 G9 ICS […]

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Acer rolls out Android 4.0 for the Iconia Tab A200

The Acer Iconia Tab A200 is a rather run-of-the-mill 10 inch Android tablet with a 1280 x 800 pixel display and a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processors. But it’s also now one of the first tablets on the market to get an official Android 4.0 software update. Acer launched the A200 last […]

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Linpus retools Android 4.0 for x86 tablets, netbooks

Linpus is rolling out a new version of its Android-based operating system designed to run on tablets, netbooks, and notebooks with x86 processors. It’s based on Google Android 4.0, and the notebook version adds support for hardware that you wouldn’t normally find on an Android tablet. Linpus made a little bit of a name for […]

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Zenithink releases Android 4.0 for most of its tablets

Chinese tablet maker Zenithink is making Google Android 4.0 available for most of the company’s recent 7 and 10 inch tablets. That includes the Zenithink C71 which gained a bit of attention recently when developer Aaron Seigo announced that it would be the basis of the new Spark tablet with KDE Plasma Active Linux software. […]

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New Kindle Fire Android 4.0 ROM adds custom lock screen, bug fixes

A group of developers are continuing to work on improved versions of Google Android 4.0 for the Amazon Kindle Fire. Amazon’s $199 tablet ships with a customized version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but by rooting the tablet and installing custom software it’s possible to turn it into an (almost) full-fledged Android tablet running CyanogenMod 9, a […]

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CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0.6 for the HP TouchPad now available

CyanogenMod developer Dalingrin has released a minor update to CM9 for the HP TouchPad tablet. The latest software is still based on Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but it includes a handful of bug fixes and a few new features. Update: Nightly builds of CyanogenMod 9 Alpha for the HP TouchPad are now available. You […]

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Android 4.0 ported to the original Samsung Galaxy Tab (unofficially)

Samsung has no plans to update the original 7 inch Galaxy Tab to run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. But while Samsung says no, a team of independent developers say yes. For the last few months a few members of the xda-developers forum have been busy porting CyanogenMod 9 to run on the Samsung […]