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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Ported to the Kindle Fire

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Industrious Android enthusiasts have begun the process of porting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the Kindle Fire; check out this video to see it in action.

When Amazon announced a $200 Android tablet running a customized version of the Android OS, everyone knew it was only a matter of time before people started modding it. Currently the port isn’t fully functional (Wi-Fi and audio support are missing, for example) but, as the video above showcases, the Kindle is more than capable of running Ice Cream Sandwich.

Ice Cream Sandwich on Kindle Fire [via Wired]

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 12/8/11

Comments (3)

  1. 4G Reaper

    It’s an android device, it’s cheap, it has dual core. No big surprise that it can run ICS or that people would port it to the tablet.

  2. Stephen Mann

    So, what?
    What is “Ice Cream Sandwich”?
    Why would I want it on my Kindle Fire?
    HOW is the port accomplished?

  3. Dennis German

    My Kindle Fire runs faster than my IPad why worry about an updated OS.

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