Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Cyanogen Inc. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! CyanogenMod is widely recognized across XDA for its solid performance, great feature set and far-reaching (and also long-lasting) support for all sorts of devices, from...
Webtop and Google Now on Atrix 4G ICS ROMs
Webtop may be on its way to the grave, but many still enjoy the technology. It was a unique idea that set Motorola apart from the competition. It’s just too bad they didn’t do much else right. For Motorola Atrix 4G users running certain custom ROMs, Webtop is now not only attainable, but Google Now right along with it.
XDA Forum Member Rhadamg has posted a zip that enables Webtop, Google Now, and many other Google-related goodies without too much of a hassle. Unfortunately, it only works for certain ROMs at the moment. The Google Now functionality comes from previous efforts lead by XDA Senior Member cajunflavoredbob.
The installation method is pretty easy—simply flash in recovery. Reports on the mod’s functionality are mixed. For some, it is working perfectly, while others are experiencing issues. Common issues include force closes, web dock incompatibilities, and other buggy behavior. Some of this has been attributed to the fact this is still an early release of the project. The rest is attributed to bugs already present within Webtop. Future releases should have many of these issues ironed out.
For additional details, download links, and more, check out the original thread.
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