Good news for HP TouchPad owners who intend to try out Android applications and services without having to remove their webOS. HP Touchpad user now can dual boot webOS and Android. Only takes 3 easy steps to enjoy the Android on the HP TouchPad.
After nearly three months of this project began, now a modification team, CyanogenMod, has successfully ported Android to HP TouchPad. But for those of you who are interested to do this modification needs to pay attention to following several points.
- Doing so will void your warranty
- This is a multiboot system that will allow you to run webOS or Android by rebooting the device
- This is an early alpha release of the software (entitled “Lower Your Expectations”) which means there are bugs and you alone are responsible if something breaks
- There are hardware and software incompatibilities when running Android on the TouchPad
- This release runs the non-tablet version of Android 2.3 because Google never released the source code for Android 3.0 “Honeycomb.” This means that apps designed for Android 3.0 will not work.
For the how to and the steps, you can follow How-To Geek post. They provide you the completed tutorial to do this modification.