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Will Verduzco · Jun 21, 2011

Acer Iconia A500 Receives ClockworkMod Recovery and Ported 3.1 ROM!

Last week, the Acer Iconia A500 was the lucky recipient of quite a few pieces of development work by various talented forum goers here on XDA. Perhaps the two most notable releases were ports of XDA member Koush's useful ClockworkMod Recovery and an Android 3.1 ROM originally meant for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer. The ever popular recovery was ported by XDA forum member thor2002ro. However, for those who aren't keen on using terminal on either the device itself or through ADB, forum member Euclid's...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 29, 2011

Acer Iconia A500 Tablet Forum Added

It looks like Honeycomb tablets are finally beginning to make their way into the market, right after Motorola broke the ice with the Xoom. The second available bee-droid equipped device to hit the market was the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer for which we added a forum a few weeks ago. Now, it is the time for the third incarnation of Honeycomb and it comes in the shape of the Acer Iconia A500 Tab. This device is very similar in terms...

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Ben Elliott · Apr 29, 2011

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Rooted!

Merely days after its release earlier this month, Acer's Iconia A500 Android Honeycomb tablet has been rooted! The tablet, which features a unique Acer UI skin, front and back facing cameras, and a 1GHz dual-core Tegra2 processor, will now allow superuser permissions as a result of some clever work from XDA member monki-magic (original post here) This was achieved by using XDA moderator  Chainfire's newly released Gingerbreak rooting tool.   As many of you will know, the rooting process is...

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