Gingerbread 2.3.3 in sight

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    Has anyone tried this yet?
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    Wow, sweet..
    Nice if:
    -screen goes really off on standby [it does!]
    -kernel supports more frequencies for throttle [it does!]
    -Calendar and Contacts sync provider [it doesn't, even market and gmail are broken...]
    -improvments of touchscreen, even if i know it's an hardware issue...[i frankly don't see a difference, i'll stay neutral about that]

    Looking forward to test it, but as i still dont know how to backup...

    Sent from my Blade

    [edited on the 3rd of june]
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    Not sure. Calendar and contacts sync, you can flash my ROM and get those (I think)
    Touchscreen is a hardare fix
    Screen standby, I am not sure about

    The uploader hasn't given any comments on the system
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    Can Rom's language change to English?
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    I've a webcam, not sure i can use your rom..
    I hope at least standby and more frequencies to throttle will be availAble..

    Envoyé depuis mon aPad8 avec Tapatalk
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    My friends,test on clone with two speaker... but not start lock after pinguin.
    This week want try on my single speaker with cam
    Mail
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    Hi Exilaus. Where do you get the rom? I want to probe it too. I''ve got the tablet with single speaker with cam too.

    Thanks!
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    in second link of this 3d... is write in chinese use google traslator or chrome :) for download file from 155 server use JDownloader or mipony.
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    On my pad block after touchscreen calibration.
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    I was able to download all 13 files, finally put together 1 image file.

    Start Terminal shell with root in your PAD (root required)

    mount your sdcard /extsd and run below command or accordingly.

    Start Backup you existing ROM for internal sdcard TF 4GB Scandisk

    dd of=/extsd/backup.img if=/dev/block/mmcblk0 bs=1048576

    The dd process run at background for 30 minutes.

    When completed, do a check with ls command to check the size ~3.7GB.

    Reboot


    HOWTO Upgrade steps.

    Start terminal shell with root in your PAD (root required)

    make sure sdcard mounted with copy of new version 2.3 ROM name it update.img

    dd if=/extsd/update.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0 bs=1048576

    this dd process take ~30 minutes run at background, make sure you have your power AC connected.

    After 30 minutes, the pad will halt, don't worry, you just need to reset it, by push the reset pin hole.

    Risk yourself, if these command break, you will need to open your A8 PAD manually to flash with USBit tools in windows XP.

    good luck

    Finally, I managed to found time seat down for ~2 hours, get above upgraded down.

    I have done about steps, and able to upgraded my 2.2 internal 4GB TF to 2.3 gingerbread ROM.
    1st look review 2,3 ROM A8 pad.
    The boot logon is color Gingerbread to start with.
    The background wall paper is lake.
    The pad response seems faster than 2.2 ROM. English version.
    Wifi network works and external USB bluetooth (need reboot).
    It has Market on it, facebook, skype, AndAppStore client, seems not root yet.

    SuperOneClick.exe OR Gingerbread apk can do the root job.

    Cheers

    James
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    on hc forum this firmware indicate for APAD(g10) = for 10" tablet... im confused :)
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    Yeah, weird, but on hiapad's blog it's clearly an apad 8 with 2.3, maybe G10's rom is more usable on apad 8 for the moment...I guess it's safer to wait a bit, i'll try the backup for the moment so i'll be able to flash later.
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    if download file before 12/05 re-download files,rom are update!!

    Re-donwload with new link in same site.

    i open a two image files with Winimage and see it have different partition inside!!

    check image file have name same apad2.3.3.img
    file a8x2.3.img is old file.
    i don't tested no have open pad in this moment

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    Hi.
    To flash this rom I have to open my tablet?
    This rom works with 2 speakers screws?
    Anyone tryed this rom?
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    You don't need to open your tablet.
    This ROM does not work for 2 speakers model.
    I tried with single speaker, work perfectly.
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    Sorry, I have the utopia single speaker screws :)
    How did you flash this rom?

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