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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HP TouchPad microphone now works with CyanogenMod 9

The HP TouchPad may have shipped with the webOS operating system, but people have been installing custom versions of Google Android on the 9.7 inch tablet for months. Running Android on the HP TouchPad allows you to install hundreds of thousands of apps that aren’t available for webOS, and Google’s operating system generally feels more […]