Repurpose Your HP TouchPad as a Color Kindle

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on January 5th, 2012

If you picked up one of the HP TouchPad’s when they were selling for bargain basement prices you might be interested in this hack to turn the TouchPad into a Kindle clone.

Over at MakeUseOf they have a step-by-step guide to installing the Kindle app on the HP TouchPad even if you’re outside the US or the app is missing from the HP web store. Hit up the link below to squeeze a little more life out of your TouchPad as a color-screened Kindle.

The Secret to Turning Your HP TouchPad Into An Amazon Kindle [MakeUseOf]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/5/12
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