Despite webOS’ merits, many people have been clamouring for a version of Android on the HP Touchpad. Legendary Android ROM CyanogenMod is now available, in early alpha form, for eager Touchpad users to try out.
Android may already be on the Touchpad, but CyanogenMod has long been the #1 choice of Android rooters due to all its extra features and tweaks. The new Touchpad version is in the very early stages, and the developers note that a lot of things may not work: some apps may not be compatible, some hardware might be glitchy, and battery life isn’t quite as good as it could be. However, they do say that apart from some small glitches, most things do work — like 10-finger multitouch, GPU acceleration, Bluetooth, sound, video chat, multiboot, Wi-Fi and more. If you’re dying to get your hands on Android for the touchpad, you can hit the link below to try it out. If you’re still on the fence, check out the video above to see what it looks like.