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Published on: August 18, 2013 / Comments: None

Turning the Beagle Bone Black into an Android tablet

Android Bone ?

You most likely already know that the Beagle Bone Black is a cool piece of hardware.  Well you may or may not know that you can get Android running on it.  Nikolay did a nice write-up on essentially making your own Android table.

Hardware wise you’ll need a touch screen shield, a battery, and a USB WIFI adapter.  Once you’ve compiled the Android kernel using rowboat (or just downloaded the pre-built binaries) and setup your  SD card, a little configuration is needed for the WIFI adapter and touch screen.

While probably not the cheapest or smoothest approach to gaining an Android tablet, it’s still damn cool.  Read the full article here.

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