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Google releases Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for x86 chipsets

Android 4.0 has been released for x86 chipsets

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Dec 1, 2011 8:28 am

Google's Android dev team have just released Android 4.0.1/Ice Cream Sandwich for x86 chipsets, which has been a promise of theirs to open Android up to both Intel and AMD-based systems.

 

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Of course, with any new release, its not fully stable with many bits missing such as sound, camera, ethernet, and hardware acceleration for Intel chips. Included and working however is, Wi-Fi, sound, and hardware acceleration for AMD chipsets. If you'd like the instructions on how to download the source code, check below [or over the page]:

 

Hi all, The ics-x86 branch based on Android 4.0.1 is ready.

You may download the source as usual: $ repo init -u git://git.android-x86.org/manifest.git -b ics-x86

$ repo sync or from the SourceForge mirror $ repo init -u git://android-x86.git.sf.net/gitroot/android-x86/x86/platform/manifest.git

-b ics-x86

$ repo sync

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