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HP Touchpad Ice Cream Sandwich Port from CyanogenMod: Demo Video

Tech giant Hewlett-Packard's officially discontinued TouchPad tablet is all set for an Ice Cream Sandwich makeover - thanks to the geniuses at customised firmware maker CyanogenMod.

Amidst high anticipation in the tech streets around the TouchPad's forthcoming empowerment, a new video has made its way onto the Web, showing the device running on an Android 4.0 based custom ROM.

Speaking about the current status of the project, the CyanogenMod team stated that the progress so far has been pretty satisfactory, and then went on to add that they, "hope to give you something to play with soon," SlashGear reports.

The CM team also confirmed that there are still certain unresolved issues which they need to address first. The camera and video playback are not supported as of now, and the team is currently working on the latter to come up with a solution as soon as possible, they explanied.

"If you watch the video preview, you will notice things are running ok, and the HP TouchPad Android ICS 4.0 version of CM9 is looking good," a report by PhoneReview notes.

In a related developement, HP recently released the latest version of WebOS (version 3.0.5), featuring some bug fixes as well as a few new features for TouchPad users.