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Project Mayhem can put Android ICS on your Nokia N9 right now

22 March, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Project Mayhem can put Android ICS on your Nokia N9 right now - read the full textThe Nokia N9 has been dipping its toes into Android waters for a while now, we even got to see (but not touch) a working Ice Cream Sandwich port. The same guys, NITDroid, have now come up with a release that users can try out. It's still not fully complete (it's an alpha release named "Project...

 

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yay... now it actually has a use/value!

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  • 2012-03-22 21:07
  • Lb9X

sure, russinas do it :D

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  • 2012-03-22 21:04
  • 3RcE

> In reply to whatchasay @ 2012-03-22 19:47 from RbqJ - click to readWhat OS needs a restart once a week? I'd hate to have a phone with an OS like that, luckily ive got an Android and it doesnt require that.
Last OS i had that required that was Symbian.
My GS2 has NEVER gone unstable, and i often dont reboot it for weeks and months unless im updating SW.

Have yo used ICS??? Im using ICS on my GS2 (the very device im typing this on) and its VERY stable.
LOL! WP7? Oh please, its still ridiculously limited, the Lumia 800 itself is a downgrade from N9.

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  • 2012-03-22 20:28
  • f4v1

Android instead of Meego? Never.

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  • 2012-03-22 20:15
  • IjUy

This means in the future its going to have a triple boot: Meego, Nemo and ICS. N9 The best.

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  • 2012-03-22 19:54
  • wgDX

> In reply to Tsepz @ 2012-03-22 19:34 from f4Sg - click to readAndroid is the best? Seriously? You switch from a stable os to one that needs restarting at least once a week. At least put wp7 on it. iOS is also much more stable than Android, but that's a whole other can of worms.

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  • 2012-03-22 19:47
  • RbqJ

LOL! At the Android haters in here.
This is a great thing for the N9, seeing how Nokia abandond it, Android4.0 ICS is at the moment the best mobile OS around: sleek UI, highly functional and very versatile all at once, great to see it on the N9. :)

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  • 2012-03-22 19:34
  • f4Sg

guys maybe android is not the proper os for n9 but we can consider this as an advantage for n9. think about it, two os's running in one phone and the good part is you can choose what to use.
the app lovers can also have lots of games and stuff with this port. you can have a piece of art with two os's and lots of apps.

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  • 2012-03-22 19:32
  • 39T@

'Putting android on N9 is like replacing a Porsche 911's engine with a toyota made, which will make it more versatile but u wont get the Porsche feel which u paid for!'

Yes, but at least they still make parts for the toyota. :D

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  • 2012-03-22 19:20
  • nGq3

hello frnd i think good for nokia now nokia make some Android phone and after that nokia going...
to number one company ...becouse nokia is user friendly company.....
best of luck nokia

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  • 2012-03-22 19:03
  • U{ug

Come one people, why should you put ICS on the Nokia N9? Meego Harmattan is made for Nokia N9 and is a extraordinary OS. I don't like it too watch ICS on the N9. Respect for the people who made it possible to run ICS on the N9, but no: the only good OS for N9 is Meego. The last update PR1.2 made it even a better device.

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  • 2012-03-22 18:55
  • mGyE

> In reply to Judge @ 2012-03-22 16:08 from U@9g - click to readHe he...Devs of this ics port must be mad..!!!
Judges of the event , where sgs2(running crappy os) announced phone of the year ,must be freak...

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  • 2012-03-22 18:46
  • 7tI{

Why ruin an N9 with Android? That's a downgrade no Nokia deserves. That poor N9 is like a lab rat who was given cancer on purpose. :)

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  • 2012-03-22 18:26
  • RbqJ

Putting UGLY android on N9 will not only make it just another ugly droid but also will replace its superawesone Swipe UI with Androids ugly UI!

Putting android on N9 is like replacing a Porsche 911's engine with a toyota made, which will make it more versatile but u wont get the Porsche feel which u paid for!

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  • 2012-03-22 18:23
  • uvdr

NOKIA compny has potential no doubt, i'm using sony experia but i like nokia because of there diierent and short time introduced mobilephone right after another. new cell phones are always being introduced by NOKIA.... now stepping in field of ANDROID, they will surely make their mark....

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  • 2012-03-22 18:20
  • uW50

N9 has no physical button.its famous for stylish look and swap technology.ics there must be physical button.and swap tech is out.wht do i do with dat dn.if samsund develop the look of n9.thn nokia must dead.only 20 -30 country get n9.big market uk usa canada india do nt get n9.if the get n9 every one mus get dis.

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  • 2012-03-22 18:18
  • P%%w

> In reply to Q,S @ 2012-03-22 17:34 from 9Fa9 - click to readyes, this is new life for dead Nokia, but, for ICS we need better hardware.
gingerbread probably will work smoothly!

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  • 2012-03-22 18:16
  • srpQ

ok so lets face it...nokia has been dead for a long time now....android is the new life nokia needs....nokia n9 great handset.....however nokia n9 with ics...much better than mego,,,,,,,,,samsung gs3....look out here comes nokia

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  • 2012-03-22 17:34
  • 9Fa9

Nokia is the best..and will continue to be the best...! going for Android is like going for trouble

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  • 2012-03-22 16:52
  • Nw8F

> In reply to Mr. K @ 2012-03-22 15:41 from 4mXh - click to readHaha, means you don't know how to use your phone.. i have never ever have ads in my notification bar.. and if you root it, even you can block in-app ads.. just shows how much you understand your phone, mate.. which is kinda nothing..

Although i have to agree that MeeGo is a better OS than Android..

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  • 2012-03-22 16:51
  • ucvR

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