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Android for the HP TouchPad gets working camera with CyanogenMod 9, CM10

It’s been a few months since developer Dorregaray released the first custom builds of Android for the HP TouchPad with support for the 9.7 inch tablet’s front-facing camera. Now the camera patch has been incorporated into a number of different versions of Android for the tablet, including a custom build of CyanogenMod 10 (based on […]

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CyanogenMod 10 for the HP TouchPad updated (with working audio)

Developer jcsullins has updated his unofficial build of CyanogenMod 10 for the HP TouchPad. The software brings Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to HP’s discontinued 9.7 inch tablet. We’ve seen that before — but the latest build adds support for audio. Hardware video decoding also seems to be working. I had no problems streaming HD videos […]

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Android for the HP Touchpad finally gets a (partially) working camera

It’s been more than a year since HP discontinued the first and only webOS tablet, and hackers have been running Google Android on the HP TouchPad for almost as long. Since then we’ve seen every major version of Android ported to run on HP’s hardware. But there’s always been one problem: Nobody’s managed to get […]

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HP TouchPad gets Android 4.1 with unofficial CyanogenMod 10 build

The HP TouchPad may not have had much success as a webOS tablet, but it’s turning out to be a very versatile Android tablet. It’s been about a year since HP discontinued the TouchPad, started selling off remaining inventory for as little as $99, and hackers started figuring out how to run Android on the […]

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Open webOS is designed for new hardware, won’t support HP TouchPad, Pre, Veer

There’s good news and bad news on the HP Open webOS front today. HP is moving to create a new open source version of the operating system that currently powers its discontinued smartphones and tablets such as the HP TouchPad tablet and Pre and Veer smartphones. Today the company released the Luna System Manager and […]

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Old HP TouchPad learns new tricks with webOS Community Edition

The HP TouchPad tablet and Pre and Veer phones were the last devices to ship with HP’s webOS software. So when HP canceled those products last year, it’s no surprise that the pace of development for webOS slowed to a crawl. Sure, HP released a couple of software patches, and a handful of developers released […]

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HP releases webOS Community Edition, Open webOS still on the way

As promised, HP has released much of the source code for webOS 3.0.5 — the operating system that shipped with the HP TouchPad Tablet last year. HP is calling this webOS Community Edition, and the goal is to make it easier for third party developers to tweak, improve, and write apps for the TouchPad and […]