[Chugalug] Even I now have a tablet. Want to know more about it.

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 00:32:01 UTC 2013


Is there a AOKP for a SmartQ X7?  :)

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Jon Stanford <jbirdvegas at aokp.co> wrote:

> I cant help with rooting that tablet specifically but I can offer some dev
> insite.
>
> Yes you can write apps for it without root. Period for all Android
> devices. Android uses a fork of java. Yes JellyBean (JB) is a dramatic
> improvement over Ice cream sandwitch (ICS). If your going to write apps for
> it you should checkout Intellij IDEA (google it, the community edition is
> amazing and free). Android studio (Google's official dev environment is a
> fork of the community edition) is amazing.
>
> The biggest benefit of rooting a device is having the ability to install a
> custom ROM (shameless plug, AOKP is the best custom ROM available). The
> benefit is you can get the latest (4.3 as you mentioned) android version
> with lots of extra features that OEMs didnt bother to write from a
> community of devs... once you have a custom ROM (especially one with lots
> of user space options like AOKP) you will be spoiled and always root/rom
> your devices.
>
> Its kinda like windoze to linux you'll never go back.
>
> As for rooting it... find the board name and google <board name> how to
> root and *usually* you can find a solution.
>
> But let us know your results/trials I might be able to help along the way.
> On Sep 11, 2013 6:36 PM, "rdflowers" <base at chalice.us> wrote:
>
>> I can ( and will if needed ) find a flood of information, a third of it
>> wrong, on these topics, but I thought I would try to get information from
>> the fine Chugalug folks first.
>>
>> I found a 7" Jazz Ultratab for $38.xx at Office Depot. It runs Android
>> 4.0 Icecream Sandwich, with an upgrade ( if you register it ) to 4.1 Jelly
>> Bean.
>>
>> Is this a worthwhile upgrade, even if it forces me to register?
>>
>> Can I root it without getting a Gg account and going through the app
>> store?
>>
>> Where do I find compilers and such that target Android, and whatever else
>> I would need to dev play w/ this tablet w/o seriously endangering it?
>>
>> Can I / should I upgrade it to Android 4.3 ?
>>
>> Someone send me a clue-tap toward decent documentation on this tablet
>> and/or on Android 4.X ?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> RD
>>
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>> R. D. Flowers, Chattanooga, TN, USA
>> http://chalice.us/poe/
>>
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