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Load up Android on your Tilt

Those wild and crazy hackers at XDA-Developers have managed to get a working build of Android running on a TyTN II (basically the same thing as your Tilt). Click the video above for the living proof of Android running on top of a cooked Windows Mobile 6.1 build by the powerhouse of TyTN ROM Cookery: Dutty. The more interesting part is that this isn't some Windows Mobile replacement, you can just load the sucker onto your main memory. Basically you load up linux “like an app” and it loads up Android.

This, folks, is going to be a trend. Expect Android to be made semi-available on pretty much every Windows Mobile platform powerful enough to run it. Now being able to do so with anything resembling stability or safety for the average user, that's probably a way's off, so handle with care, folks.

[via tilt site]

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  • It also works on the HTC Touch (Sprint version), though the phone and touch screen currently are not working. Good demo though.
    --James
  • It also works on the HTC Touch (Sprint version), though the phone and touch screen currently are not working. Good demo though.
    --James
    Touch does work now. API demo is pretty nice. Status bar notication is sweet. Pretty much the same as WM6 but as a pull down menu. UI is candy! :D
  • ok, i gave it a go. i loaded the stuff onto my kaiser and after some fiddling around i did manage to load android on the machine.
    it was a bit frustrating without touch screen and only one button responding, but hey, it was android on my smartphone. so in future i can expect this os to run on my device in some manner or the other.
  • How do I get android onto my tilt?
  • Funny you should ask... these guys are almost there. Lots of reading, but worth it. And feel free to donate to the cause. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=627997
  • Not bad... similar to getting OPIE/Linux on the Palm.