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Default Velocity Micro Cruz Tablet

Anyone else has this device yet? I have been hacking this but no Marketplace. Any takers?
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Already installed some market apps from my g1 onto it
 
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i got it as a present for a cousin but having a issue trying to get smart keyboard to be installed from a backed up apk is it just not compatible? i wish there was a way to root this thing =(
 
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Already installed some market apps from my g1 onto it
Hi....I installed some apps from my G1 also. But the ones that depend on the market for update or rely on web interaction either won't install, force close or don't work quite right.

Man I sure hope that someone might tackle rooting this device soon. I think it has so much potential for being a useful device.
 
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Default Rooting the Cruz Micro

Via tether its already rooted. Just adb shelled in and su works fine. So no rooting necessary as I understand it. However I am not a firmware guy so just my experience.

I did notice when I used Cruz Marketplace I got the option for Android Marketplace which has thousands of apps - not sure its Google's but worked well. One item to note is that the CPU in these is not an ARM but MIP's. It hasn't been a problem for me (if I am desperate I will just use a cross compiler to build something) but I have heard it caused issues on other forums for people.

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Default Processor Information/Docs

I was in with ADB playing and got this from cat'ing procinfo.

system type : JZ4760
Hardware : PT701
processor : 0
cpu model : Ingenic Xburst V4.15 FPU V0.0
BogoMIPS : 527.56
wait instruction : yes
microsecond timers : no
tlb_entries : 32
extra interrupt vector : yes
hardware watchpoint : yes, count: 1, address/irw mask: [0x0fff]
ASEs implemented : mxu
shadow register sets : 1
core : 0
VCED exceptions : not available
VCEI exceptions : not available

Googling Igenic will find their site for you. Notice the XBurst in the name. They have a lot of PDF's and information on their FTP site which the website links too. Unfortunately they have great detailed PDF's on the JZ4755 but nothing on the JZ4760. Had me wondering if they took a previous design and just customized a bit for the client.

I do realize of course that a LOT can change in even a small revision of a chip. Anyway - for the 4755 they have cross build tools, linux demos, board designs, nand and usbboot instructions etc.. Even the tool chains to build for the mip's.

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Is there a hack to install Android Market on this Cruz Tablet? Thanks.
 
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Default Android App Store App

The Cruz Marketplace (cruzmarket_com/mkt/mhome.asp) currently has a app listed 5th from the top as I am viewing it now called:

AndAppStore - Android Market Place App
FREE

This is how I installed mine, and it works like a charm.

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(sorry for incomplete URL but am noob and can't post URL's)
 
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I would love to find out if there is a way to port any of the existing ROMs to this device. The touchscreen is not responsive enough with the current firmware, but the keyboard is- that tells me there is the ability to increase responsiveness... other than that, the ability to run auto task killers would help because it looks like most apps stay resident and slow the device down considerably. Two problems that can be fixed by tweaking the firmware I believe- any developers out there with the desire to take this on?
 
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You may want to check what's going on at slatedorid's forum. Google slate droid velocity cruz... cannot post the link

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