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HP TouchPad gets a taste of Jelly Bean thanks to early CyanogenMod 10 build

HP TouchPad gets a taste of Jelly Bean thanks to early CyanogenMod 10 build

posted: 03 Aug 2012, 06:03

There is a very early CyanogenMod 10 release for the HP TouchPad, based on Android's latest version to date – 4.1 Jelly Bean. The focus here is on "early" as things like sound and video acceleration do not...

32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99

32 GB TouchPads available again for $194.99

posted: 31 May 2012, 10:36

While the new units are all gone, occasionally we see some refurbs out there still looking for a good home. Apparently woot! has gotten their hands on a lot, as they are running a sale through their ‘hidden’ sister site, moofi...

Best Buy store in California is selling the 32GB HP TouchPad at its full $600 retail price

Best Buy store in California is selling the 32GB HP TouchPad at its full $600 retail price

posted: 14 Mar 2012, 10:26

If you happen to live close to the Santee, California Best Buy store, you might be intrigued to know that they have the 32GB HP TouchPad for sale – and from the looks of it all, it’s in stock...

HP sends Android test kernel to CyanogenMod team

HP sends Android test kernel to CyanogenMod team

posted: 08 Feb 2012, 03:35

When HP kicked off the $99 firesale of the HP TouchPad it probably did expect all the craze - what it didn’t expect was that a couple of those webOS-stuffed tablets turned out to...

Refurbished HP TouchPad back on sale at Woot: 32GB model for $219.99

Refurbished HP TouchPad back on sale at Woot: 32GB model for $219.99

posted: 27 Jan 2012, 05:12

The HP TouchPad was the most sought after tablet after the company kicked off a fire sale bringing its price down to just $100, but if you didn’t act quick chances are you couldn’t…

CyanogenMod9 ICS Alpha build for HP TouchPad released

CyanogenMod9 ICS Alpha build for HP TouchPad released

posted: 18 Jan 2012, 09:21

After last week’s teaser of Ice Cream Sandwich running on HP’s TouchPad, the CyanogenMod team is back and this time it’s got a pretty functional Alpha 0 build of its CM9…

HP TouchPad getting Ice Cream Sandwich soon, courtesy of CyanogenMod

HP TouchPad getting Ice Cream Sandwich soon, courtesy of CyanogenMod

posted: 13 Jan 2012, 06:55

An Android Ice Cream Sandwich port for the HP TouchPad should be expected to launch very soon. What we also have here is a video demonstration of an early version of the port...

The HP TouchPad is alive, receives OTA software update

The HP TouchPad is alive, receives OTA software update

posted: 12 Jan 2012, 15:12

Listen up, HP TouchPad owners (and we know that there is a lot of you out there): an over-the-air update has been made available for your slate bringing its software version to webOS 3.0.5. And..

TigerDirect sells out of HP TouchPad bundles

TigerDirect sells out of HP TouchPad bundles

posted: 15 Dec 2011, 20:41

Starting this afternoon at 2:30pm Eastern time, online retailer TigerDirect started offering a pair of bundles that centered on the HP TouchPad; one bundle for $249.99 included a Belkin case and a Bluetooth Speaker box and for $299.99 a HP Photosmart...

Living with a fire-sale TouchPad on Android

Living with a fire-sale TouchPad on Android

posted: 12 Dec 2011, 13:54

After a somewhat complicated and tricky installation process, our TouchPad was happily running CyanogenMod 7, i.e. Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread, with some customizations like permanent on-screen keys such as Home, Menu and Back...

HP TouchPad fire sale to resume December 11th

HP TouchPad fire sale to resume December 11th

posted: 07 Dec 2011, 22:46

This Sunday, the HP TouchPad fire sale will resume with the tablet available in 16GB and 32GB models; the tablets can be purchased only through HP's eBay page and are refurbished models offered with a 90 day warranty...

Fire sale helps put HP TouchPad on top of non-Apple tablets sold in 2011

Fire sale helps put HP TouchPad on top of non-Apple tablets sold in 2011

posted: 22 Nov 2011, 09:02

According to data obtained by the NPD Group, HP's fire sale early this year of its webOS powered HP TouchPad allowed the device to be on the top of the list of non-Apple tablets sold thus far in 2011; with a 17%...

TigerDirect is selling the 32GB HP TouchPad in a $280 bundle, offer goes live at 2:30PM EST

TigerDirect is selling the 32GB HP TouchPad in a $280 bundle, offer goes live at 2:30PM EST

posted: 04 Nov 2011, 09:29

The folks over at TigerDirect have got a stash of HP TouchPad tablets and are about to make them available for purchase at 2:30 PM EST. Priced at $280, you get the tablet's 32GB model along...

Best Buy will sell you a $149.99 32GB HP TouchPad, but you'll need to buy a computer first

Best Buy will sell you a $149.99 32GB HP TouchPad, but you'll need to buy a computer first

posted: 29 Oct 2011, 10:19

Well folks, it seems that big box retailer Best Buy will be throwing a promotion that focuses around the webOS powered tablet. Starting on November 1st, customers will have the opportunity...

HP briefly opened TouchPad sales to its employees today

HP briefly opened TouchPad sales to its employees today

posted: 28 Sep 2011, 17:30

HP managed to treat its employees to some good old fashion appreciation by opening up sales through their Employee Purchase Program. In fact, they briefly started selling them at 9:00 AM PST on the dot this morning...

HP TouchPad Android port almost complete: both cores usable, graphic acceleration enabled

HP TouchPad Android port almost complete: both cores usable, graphic acceleration enabled

posted: 21 Sep 2011, 04:29

The Cyanogenmod team is almost ready with porting Android Gingerbread on the HP TouchPad as now both cores are usable, graphic acceleration is enabled allowing you to play demanding games …

HP should rethink ditching the TouchPad, says Canalys

HP should rethink ditching the TouchPad, says Canalys

posted: 15 Sep 2011, 06:23

HP has probably had the most wanted gadget in the industry this year - the HP TouchPad. Overpriced at launch, the 9.7-inch webOS-running slate was sharply discounted to $99 just a month…

HP is emailing TouchPad buyers informing them of a 6 to 8 week time frame for orders

HP is emailing TouchPad buyers informing them of a 6 to 8 week time frame for orders

posted: 07 Sep 2011, 14:04

Interestingly, a recent email sent out by HP’s Small and Medium Business division sheds some light on the entire situation. For these customers still waiting for their orders to arrive, the email...

HP TouchPad one step closer to running fully functional Android, multi-touch enabled

HP TouchPad one step closer to running fully functional Android, multi-touch enabled

posted: 07 Sep 2011, 03:41

The 9.7-inch HP TouchPad might not have been in your wish lists when it launched with a hefty $500 price tag for the basic 16GB version, but a month or so later, it seems that everyone wants it…

HP TouchPad is featured in Staples upcoming sales flyer; still priced at $499.99 though

HP TouchPad is featured in Staples upcoming sales flyer; still priced at $499.99 though

posted: 02 Sep 2011, 15:22

Always on the prowl, especially when just about every place is selling the HP TouchPad for $99.99, one of readers noticed that the webOS powered tablet is going to be featured in Staple’s upcoming...

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