MoDaCo.Switch enters public beta, gives indecisive HTC One owners both worlds

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Can’t decide between HTC One’s native spin on Android and the Google Edition’s vanilla build? Now you don’t have to: MoDaCo.Switch is now officially available for public beta testing. True to its name, this custom firmware allows users to reboot the phone and switch into a different version of Android, making it easy to enjoy… Read more »

Intel releases Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 dev code, adds dual-boot option for Windows 8

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Intel’s in the tricky position of playing Android iteration catch-up — but it’s getting better at it. Releases are now appearing every six months, with the latest release of Android (4.2.2) now Intel-optimized — at least at a pre-alpha stage. The company’s Open Source Technology Center devs have been working on the Android Open-Source Project… Read more »

N2Acards to let Nook Tablet owners dual boot Jelly Bean in November

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If Nook Color owners cast their memories back to last summer, they may remember Nook2Android: a microSD card that could let their Barnes & Noble e-reader dual boot Gingerbread and the hardware’s Android-based operating system. Now sporting the moniker N2Acards, they’re just about ready to give Nook Tablet (but not Nook Color) devices a taste… Read more »

Whitman expects HP Windows 8 Intel tablet this year

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Looks like old Fujitsu isn’t the only PC-maker looking to get into the Windows 8 tablet business before year’s end. Addressing a conference in Northern California, HP CEO Meg Whitman let it be known that her company plans on pushing out an Intel-packing tablet running the new Microsoft operating system in 2012. How about a… Read more »