How to update the hp touchpad to Ice cream sandwich cyangenmod 9 alpha 2 with a mac.
If you are like me and you where lucky enough to get an hp touchpad during all the madness you probably still felt disappointed by the total lack of quality apps. The Cyangenmod team has made it possible to have a very strong build of Ice Cream Sandwich with their latest release of Cyangenmod 9 alpha 2. I updated mine today and have included this helpful video far any one else that is ready to get their app on!
HP Touchpad: Full Update Guide
Download the SDK/PDK only
Download ClockworkMod and Moboot from guide page
Download latest Gapps_Ics
Download Acme Installer2 on main page under newACMEInstaller
Download Alpha 2 CM9 or latest build here
Create a folder called cminstall and place all downloaded .zip files except ACMEInstaller2 in it. Move this folder to the touchpad in usb mode.
Place the ACMEInstaller2 in the novacom file folder on your computer.
Restart touchpad in boot mode by holding the up key on the volume button during reboot.
Plug touchpad in to computer.
Open the terminal on your mac with spotlight.
type in the following:
novacom boot mem:// < ACMEInstaller2