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Dell Streak 7 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM now available for download

It’s not an official release, but a freshly-baked Android 4.0 ROM has been made available for the Dell Streak 7 tablet. TabletROMs forum users Giveen and DJ_Steve have uploaded the fruits of their labor, and if you’re one of the Dell faithful who picked up a Streak 7 before it was retired from their website […]

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MIUI ROM is now available for the Kindle Fire – video

There’s a new version of Android available for Amazon Kindle Fire users that aren’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves and hacking the tablet. It’s based on the popular MIUI software which is already available for dozens of other Android devices. MIUI replaces the Kindle Fire’s version of Android with a user interface that looks […]

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Pre-rooted Kindle Fire 6.2.1 software now available

This week Amazon pushed out a software update for the Kindle Fire. That’s good news if you were hoping for speedier performance, the ability to remove recently used items from the carousel on the home screen, and the ability to keep your kids from connecting to WiFi without a password. But if you’ve rooted the […]

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Android 4.0.3 comes to the Motorola XOOM (unofficially)

Google released Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich this week, and independent developers started kicking the tires right away. It turns out that the software is already pretty much compatible with the Motorola XOOM tablet, and xda-developers forum member razorbladex401 has released a custom ROM for the tablet based on the latest version of Android. The […]

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MIUI ROM released for the HP TouchPad (Pre-Alpha)

There’s a new version of Google Android available for the HP TouchPad. While people have been happily loading CyanogenMod 7 on the HP tablet for the past few months, you can also now install a custom ROM based on MIUI. The HP TouchPad ships with webOS software, but installing Android allows you to run thousands […]

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich coming to the Kindle Fire (unofficially)

Sure, installing CyanogenMod 7 on an Amazon Kindle Fire is cool and all. But xda-developers forum member x1011999 decided to skip Android 2.3 Gingerbread and port Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to run on Amazon’s $199 tablet. He’s already got Android 4.0 booting on the tablet. Touch input works, as does hardware graphics acceleration. […]

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CyanogenMod 7 for the Kindle Fire coming this weekend

The first custom ROM for the Amazon Kindle Fire could be available Sunday night. That’s when xda-developers forum member JackpotClavin hopes to release tools that will allow anyone to load CyanogenMod 7 on the tablet. Update: The tools are available, and we’ve posted step-by-step instructions for installing CyanogenMod 7 on the Kindle Fire. CyanogenMod is […]

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Team Xron releases custom Android ROM for the HP TouchPad (CM7 remix)

It’s been almost a month since the CyanogenMod team of developers released the first build of Google Android for the HP TouchPad tablet. Now another development team has remixed the CyanogenMod software, giving Android on the HP TouchPad a different look and feel. Update: The download links for new ROM have been temporarily removed while […]

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Now you can install Honeycomb on the HTC Flyer (but maybe you shouldn’t yet)

HTC hasn’t officially released a software update for the HTC Flyer 7 inch tablet that will let you run Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb yet. But a few days ago Paul O’Brien posted a leaked Honeycomb ROM designed to run on the tablet. It took a few days, but xda-developers forum member Globatron managed to get […]

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Google Android Honeycomb for the HTC Flyer (leak)

The HTC Flyer is a 7 inch tablet with a 1024 x 600 pixel display, a capacitive touch panel, and an optional digital pen for writing or drawing. It’s one of the best built 7 inch tablets on the market and it’s the first tablet to come with HTC Sense software running on top of […]

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CyanogenMod now (mostly) works on the Archos Gen8 tablets

Last year Archos released a line of budget Android tablets with screens ranging in size from 2.8 inches to 10.1 inches. They run Google Android 2.2 and while they don’t ship with access to the Google Android Market, there are plenty of other ways to get apps for the tablets. It’s also not that hard […]