The Archos Gen9 tablets have been out for quite a while already and have been quite successful as Archos announced record financial results for 2011. The Archos G9 101, G9 80 can now be permanently rooted which means you could install a custom ROM on it, remove any bloatware etc. Let’s find out how to root the Archos G9 80 and 101 tablets after the break.
Little by little CyanogenMod 9 is getting closer to an official release and thanks to eyeballer @ XDA you can now get access to nightly TouchPad CM9 builds. This is not official yet but it’s nice to be able to get updates on a daily basis. Installing these nightly builds can simply be done using ClockworkMod Recovery. Find out more after the break.
lithium76 @ XDA is working on porting to the Kindle Fire the latest version of MIUI which is running Ice Cream Sandwich. For those of you who haven’t tried any MIUI ROMs yet the end user experience is quite different than most ROMs, it is actually a great looking ROM which I recommend. You should at least give it a try (on your Kindle Fire or any other Android device you might have). Find out more info about this ICS MIUI ROM for the Kindle Fire after the break.
The Sony Tablet S is the latest Sony tablet with specs that are very similar to other Android Honeycomb tablets: Tegra 2 CPU, 9.4 inches screen with TruBlack Sony panel. The design however is quite different from other tablets and is supposed to make it easier to use, it is also quite light (lighter than an iPad 2). While this tablet was released at the end of 2011, it was not rooted until very recently, thanks to Dan Rosenberg we can now root the Sony Tablet S. Find out more after the break.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is a new smaller Android tablet which is part of the Galaxy Tab series. Size is not the only difference compared to the Galaxy Tab 10.1: the screen of the 7.7 is using the Super AMOLED technology to provide a more vibrant display. This is a really nice device for folks who want a tablet that fits in their pocket more easily. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 can also be rooted quite easily, let’s find out how after the break.