Posted by Jayce Ooi as Ramblings
I love Android as open source platform. Good for end users because developers can improve Android devices even the hardware manufacturer does not do so. Take Amazon Kindle Fire for example, it is still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread on Amazon latest stock software update 6.3. However, developers already created Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for Kindle Fire. And 3.0 kernel is getting better each day. It brings stuffs that are not available on stock software like USB Host OTG.
Yup, just like Samsung Galaxy S II that supports USB Host OTG (too bad that HTC One X does not support it officially). Kindle Fire with Android 4.0 ICS ROM with 3.0 kernel supports it too. Although it is not fully functional now. But rest assures that developers will continue their hard work to make it happens soon. So far, I managed to get Logitech K200 Keyboard to work. And my Kindle Fire is able to power Logitech Stereo Speakers Z110 now. It should support USB Bluetooth too, but I don’t have it to test. Want to try it too? Install gedeROM CM9 Android 4.0.4 ICS ROM with Hashcode 3.0 kernel for Kindle Fire now…