Alternate ipad OS?

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  1. Sonicrobby

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    Just asking, is there ANY kind of other OS I could put onto my ipad? chromium? windows? android?
     
  2. twerppoet

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    No.

    There's been a couple of reports of people putting Android and Linux on the iPad, but these were experimental and from all descriptions not very functional.

    Not to be rude, or dismissive, but you are better off buying an Android tablet if that is the OS you want. It will work much better. Same for the other operating systems.
     
  3. biobunny

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    I agree with twerppoet.

    Some people have managed to make android work with the iPhone but it's for the non faint-hearted and can turn it into a non-functioning beautiful brick.
     
  4. col.bris

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    I totally agree this is not like a Mac where you can run windows and other os it is much different As another member said why bother you may in fact destroy or brick it. Just go buy an android device or a MacBook air
     
  5. Exspyguy

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    I got froyo up on an old iPhone 3G. [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qVrhqt39xw&sns=em[/ame]

    The devs for this port once said that ports for i4 and iPad were being considered. But with galaxy tab rev1 being such a dog, I doubt it will go anywhere.

    Www.iphodroid.com
     
  6. nezing

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    Apple OS locked into device by default.That is the reason I bought my iPad,to use Apple software.To "mess",would indeed create a host of probs,and very likely trash it.If you want Android,plenty of "Tablets" for sale.Just enjoy your iPad. :D


    Neil.
     
  7. Gunny008

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    I guess you could you splash top from the app store so that your laptops screen can be shown on your iPad and then you use your laptops OS. Once you disconnect from splash top, the mirroring stops. I tried the free version and it's ok - nothing too great.
     
  8. spaced

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    Why would you want to do that??? buy an android or windows device thus saving you all the hassle and why ANYONE would want the android or windows OS over apple's is beyond my comprehension.
     
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    You can change avatar by going to quick links at the top of the website or something like that. Then click: quick links>edit your details

    Then under settings and options, click change avatar and you will find it there.
     
  10. crapple

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    simple... things like android/lunix and yes even windows actually work!!

    I just spent 35 minutes trying to log into my home wifi because my ipad seems to have 'forgotten' my wifi password for the 4th time in 6 months, and then spent a further 15 minuets trying to log into my university website to download a lecture to watch on the train tomorrow. oh... and that download just 'timed out', having done about 5mb. Took me 5 min to do all of this on my win 7 laptop. :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:

    If i didnt get this POS for free from my uni I'd have returned it months ago. I honestly dont see the appeal in apple. Might just chuck it of the balcony anyway.


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    15min after this post, my ipad is asking for my home network password. again.
     
    #10 crapple, Jul 27, 2011
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