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Android 6.0 comes to the HP TouchPad (unofficially)

It’s been years since HP has released an official software update for the long-discontinued HP TouchPad tablet. But independent developers have been keeping the tablet up to date by porting various versions of Google Android run on the tablet for ages. Now it’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow’s turn. Developer Flintman has released an alpha build of Evervolv based […]

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Liliputing’s top 10 posts of 2014 (by traffic)

2014 may have been the year where device makers started seriously pushing wearables, Apple launched new iPhone models with big screens, and Google launched a major overhaul of its Android operating system. But it turns out visitors to Liliputing are often looking for articles about somewhat more obscure topics. As 2014 draws to a close, I […]

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HP TouchPad gets Android 5.0 Lollipop (unofficially)

HP’s long-discontinued webOS tablet continues to find new life as an Android device. The company launched the HP TouchPad in 2011 and discontinued the tablet just two months later due to disappointing sales. But when the company slashed prices and sold off its remaining tablets for as little as $99, HP managed to sell millions of […]

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webOS rises from the ashes (again) as LuneOS: open source operating system for phones and tablets

The operating system that once powered devices like the Palm Pre and the HP TouchPad is getting another crack at life. A group of developers have taken the source code HP released a few years ago and turned it into something new(ish) called LuneOS. While the software is still very much a work in progress, […]

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How to use TouchPad Toolbox to install Android, erase webOS on the HP TouchPad

It’s been nearly 3 years since HP launched and then quickly discontinued the HP TouchPad. But the 9.7 inch tablet continues to live on thanks to the efforts of independent developers. Hackers have been installing new builds of Android on the tablet for ages, and while the road has sometimes been bumpy, these days the aging […]

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HP TouchPad lives on with unofficial Android 4.4.2 KitKat builds

HP’s tablet that was officially discontinued months after it launched in 2011 continues to live on thanks to unofficial software updates from a devoted community of developers. The HP TouchPad is a 9.7 inch tablet with a dual-core CPU, a 1024 x 768 pixel display, and a version of the webOS operating system that’s no […]

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Most popular Liliputing articles from the week of 8/03 – 8/09

After spending a few weeks with the new Google Nexus 7, I came to the conclusion that it’s one of the best Android tablets around. But it’s not the only cheap, decent tablet around. Some of the most popular stories this week at Liliputing have been about budget tablets. The 2013 Nexus 7 sells for […]