jb tp 01The HP TouchPad despite having been discontinued is a pretty popular tablet. This was thanks to its fire sale which priced the device at a very affordable $99, making it not only cheaper than certain digital photo frames, but a lot more functional too. Plus the fact that it was discovered that Android ROMs could be flashed onto the device made it a much more appealing option. The good news is that if you still have your TouchPad lying around and you’re looking to give it a new lease on life, it seems that CyanogenMod 10 has been unofficially ported onto the device, giving your TouchPad a taste of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean which is what the mod is based on.

However there are some issues with this particular port and it does not appear to be complete or fully functional yet. For example there have been reports that the TouchPad does not charge properly after installing the ROM, and some features such as YouTube, Netflix, playing 3D games and the likes are not working yet. We assume that these bugs will be ironed out in due time, but for now if you’d like to check out the progress of the ROM so far, you can head on over to Liliputing for the download links and the instructions.

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