Ben Elliott · Feb 20, 2011 at 08:05 pm

Android Honeycomb Ported to the Nexus One!

It’s only been weeks since the official announcement of Honeycomb, the latest edition of Android, and we’ve already seen developers here at XDA manage to run it on existing devices. However, its recent port to Google’s Nexus One is probably the most interesting of all, as this is arguably the most popular device that the tablet-oriented operating system has been shown to work on.
With the help of other developer, XDA member bypass23 has used the Honeycomb SDK to compile a booting ROM for his phone. Of course, with development at such an early stage, you should not expect much (if anything) to be working if you do choose to flash his work. Nonetheless, it is very interesting to see how quickly Honeycomb has been ported for such a mainstream device, and it can only mean good things for the future.
To see more screenshots of the ROM or to download it for yourself, visit the development thread.

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ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above. View ben_duder's posts and articles here.
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