29 Nov '11, 2am

Android market hack for Kindle Fire: via @ee_times

Android market hack for Kindle Fire: via @ee_times

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--While Amazon Inc.’s wildly popular Kindle Fire tablet launched recently without official access to the Google Android Market, it hasn’t taken developers long to hack the code and make it work. The hack surfaced on renowned forum for Windows Mobile and Android experts, XDA, whose community is generally among the most audacious and innovative when it comes to creative software hacking for mobile platforms. No sooner had the Kindle Fire source code been released, XDA developers quickly figured out how to root the device, posting a “how to” on the forum for those hoping to get Google apps like Calendar, Gmail and the Android market running on it. The hack is not a complicated one, involving a handful of APKs to download and install, but users do need to follow the instructions about which files to drop into which folders, as well as which permissions to ...

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