$99 HP TouchPad Sale: What Can Android-Based CyanogenMod 7.1 Do?

The Android-based CyanogenMod 7.1 for HP TouchPad, the exciting newly arrived device on the vivid tablet market, arrived last week with a range of new and exciting features that can add to the HP tablet's quality. The Christian Post provides a rundown of what to expect.

CyanogenMod for TouchPad is an aftermarket version of Google's Android operating system. It has been crafted to replace the previous version of Android, which occurs on several smartphones and tablets, according to Tech Gadgets Web.

CyanogenMod makes it clear on its blog that the alpha version is not perfect. In fact, it is quite imperfect, as the product has at its early stage plenty of "bugs."

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"There are many devices still in beta status (Pyramid, Doubleshot, Shooter, HP Touchpad, Optimus 3D, several more) that we will be promoting to release or release-candidates in the next few weeks when the code is merged to our main branch," the blogger adds.

CyanogenMod 7.1 is known to contain Android Debug Bridge, Vibration, Backlight, LED, Fast Switch Boot, Fake SD card Mount, Light Sensor, Touchstone Support, Softkeys GPU Acceleration, Power Management, Touchscreen support, Accelerometer, Dual core processing, Bluetooth, Sound, Camera, Wifi and more.

HP TouchPad, which is about to go on a second round of sale for a bargain price of $99, was launched on July 1, 2011, in the United States and July 15 in Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. It has received mixed reviews from most influential tech blogbers and experts.

It is 9.45" wide by 7.48" high by 13.70.54" deep, according to the official website. It weighs approximately 1.6 pounds and runs on a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core APQ8060 processor. HP advertises its tablet as the prime tablet to watch movies and other multimedia, exactly because it is bigger and heavier than other tablets available on the market.

Hewlett Packard is expected to have another sale of its discontinued tablet with 200,000 more devices selling for the bargain price of $99 for the 16 GB and $149 for the 32 GB tablet.

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