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[ANDROID] Android on the TouchPad?

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By Drakba, Junior Member on 18th August 2011, 09:08 PM
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20th August 2011, 02:30 PM |#101  
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I'd donate some towards an android port.

Anyone got links to anywhere that's selling for the $100 price in the EU/UK?
 
 
20th August 2011, 02:30 PM |#102  
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If i still have my touchpad by the time you guys break ground i am in for 20
20th August 2011, 02:41 PM |#103  
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I just got one here in Canada, Montreal for 99$ canadian. Special start yesturday at TheSource.ca in stores; and staples.ca 99$ too in special this morning.

Futureshop has announce it 99$ too this morning.

Hope that we can install Android 3.2 on this tablet.
20th August 2011, 02:50 PM |#104  
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Can't find this answer anywhere but does the Touchpad have expandable storage or is it like the iPad and had fixed 16GB or 32GB storage?
20th August 2011, 02:57 PM |#105  
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regarding porting Android
Actually, porting Android to the Touchpad should be way easier than many people think..

Since WebOS is based on Linux kernel, you're solving a huge problem of drivers. The drivers are kernel modules and are available right there on the TouchPad and I belive that HP released (or will release) the kernel source code (they need to, it's GPL).

So the drivers are issue is basically solved, now the next parts

EDIT: Well, you don't have to look for the source code for the kernel and other Linux packages, it's right here

LOL: The kernel is Built for Android! take a look at their Linux kernel patches
20th August 2011, 03:07 PM |#106  
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man, can't find one of these for $99 anywhere right now. I want in so I can get Android on this thing if it is released.
20th August 2011, 03:10 PM |#107  
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I just got mine at Office Depot. Last one in Brandon, FL store.

I will donate $25 to the cause of Honeycomb on Touchpad!
20th August 2011, 03:11 PM |#108  
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Was able to purchase mine via walmart.com and site-to-store, looking forward to playing around with this thing. Looking even more forward to the possibility of Android. Will donate as well.
20th August 2011, 03:19 PM |#109  
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I got my 32GB Touchpad at Staples this morning for $149... I used Office Depot's site on my phone to price match

So the development begins!
20th August 2011, 03:26 PM |#110  
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Don't know how long it will last, but microcenter.com still has both models at the discounted price. I just ordered a third from there. I would direct link to it but my posts are a wee-bit too low for that.
20th August 2011, 03:27 PM |#111  
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Shame its discontinued...webos looks like a great platform.

If I didn't have an android, I would definitely have picked up a pre already.

I'm gonna pick up a touchpad in next few days. Prices gone way down. A real bargain. Can't wait already!

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