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Official CyanogenMod 9 nightlies available for HP TouchPad

The developers of the CyanogenMod version of Android are now offering nightly builds of the latest software for the HP TouchPad tablet. Every night a new version of Android 4.0 featuring the latest bug fixes and other improvements will be available for download from the CyanogenMod website — but it’s important to note that nightlies […]

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HP to release more source code for webOS 3.0.5 (HP TouchPad)

HP has already committed to turning the webOS operating system that runs on smartphones and tablets into open source software. But initially the goal was for future versions of webOS to be community-focused software. Now HP has announced plans to release additional parts of webOS 3.0.5 as open source software, which should allow independent developers to […]

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OpenMobile could bring Android apps to webOS phones, tablets

One of the reasons the HP TouchPad became so popular (after HP discontinued the tablet and slashed the price by 80 percent) is because the tablet can be hacked to run Google Android in addition to the webOS software it ships with. But what if you could run Android apps from webOS without rebooting your device […]

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HP reduces webOS staff by half, still has more than 200 employees

The bad news for the handful of webOS enthusiasts still out there is that HP has eliminated 270 jobs in its webOS division. The good news is that the company still has more than 200 people working on the operating system — even though HP eliminated all of its webOS hardware last year and started […]

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How to install Android 4.0 or later on the HP TouchPad (CyanogenMod)

The HP TouchPad is a tablet with a 9.7 inch display, a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, and 1GB of RAM. It originally shipped with HP’s webOS software, but hackers have been installing Google Android on the TouchPad for months. Initially developers ported Android 2.3 to the TouchPad, but now you can also run newer versions of […]

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Another look at Android 4.0 on the HP TouchPad – video

Update: It’s now possible to install an early (buggy) version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on the TouchPad with CyanogenMod 9. We’ve posted step-by-step instructions.  The first official alpha or beta release of CyanogenMod 9 for the HP TouchPad should be available any day now, but it turns out the CyanogenMod team isn’t the […]

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HP releases webOS 3.0.5 for the HP TouchPad tablet

HP has rolled out a software update for the HP TouchPad tablet. WebOS 3.0.5 includes a handful of new features, but nothing truly spectacular: Support for HTTP live streaming Alert when video quality could be low due to network issues Improved web video stability Toggle that lets you enable or disable auto-correction Option to insert […]