Cyanogenmod 7 is now ported over to the HP Touchpad! Cyanogenmod is an aftermarket firmware for phones and tablets and offers features that cannot be found by vendors. On August 20, 2011 HP had a fire sale on there new tablets 16gb Touchpad’s where going for $99 and 32gb Touchpad’s for $149 this caused alot of people to go to retail stores and demand for Touchpad’s! I happen to work for a big box retail place and happen to be working the day it happened but like most geeks and nerds I knew about the price change a day before. I went into my store to ask if the store was selling them at $99, the manager told me, “No, and was waiting for communication from corporate.” After about an hour later we got the OK and I finally got my hands on as 32gb Touchpad. I knew that one day Android would be ported over to the Touchpad and recently just happened!
After installing Cyanogenmod to the Touchpad which happened to be a pretty painless, all that you need is novacom and some files and the installer actually resized the current 32gb partition to two 16gb’s so I can dual boot Webos and Cyanogenmod! I have to say for an Alpha release I am VERY surprised by how much work has been done to the project and what they are capable of doing. Wireless works and connected to my Access Point granted the Wireless doesn’t stay on when the tablet is in sleep mode but hey this is Alpha!