Google releases Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for x86 chipsets

Android 4.0 has been released for x86 chipsets.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Dec 1 2011 2:28 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:30 PM CST

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.

Google releases Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for x86 chipsets | TweakTown.com

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

NEWS SOURCE:9to5google.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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