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We've rebuilt Android™ to be a primary operating system for your PC, 2-in-1 or PC Tablet. Over 100 new features built-in already.
We started as the first commercial effort to bring Android to the PC. We're still at it, now on GitHub rebuilding - combining the best of the open-source world, with cutting-edge commercial drivers, licensed from Intel. (Console.com.co)
We started as the first commercial effort to bring Android to the PC. We're still at it, now on GitHub rebuilding - combining the best of the open-source world, with cutting-edge commercial drivers, licensed from Intel. (Console.com.co)
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    1. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      @Harry - Support for Surface 3 is much more likely in the Marshmallow cycle.

      Understand that Intel has not even begun to ship Android-powered Atom x5 or x7 ("Cherry Trail") devices in the USA yet.

      Asking us to leap ahead of Intel in terms of SoC/CPU support is very difficult, if not impossible much of the time.

      Unfortunately, as the marketplace has shown, it takes time to support new Android SoC's that are outside of Google's Nexus family. More time than we all would like.

      We encourage and support Google switching to an open-design model (similar to Chrome OS) that would reduce this turnaround time.

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      Harry Elliott on February 18, 2016

      As one of the 58 backers who pledged $100 or more, I would like to know what I get? So far I have received a big pile of nothing. I do not believe I am mentioned anywhere in the Console OS credit screen. Console will not work on my Venue 8 Pro (see conversation below). My V8P is dying anyway as the microUSB port needs soldering and it is totally not worth the time and money to do that.) My new tablet is a Surface 3 with LTE so I would like to know if you have any updates on running Console on Surface 3 with LTE?

    3. BRian Lee on February 18, 2016

      And so.. when can i finally use it on my Asus Vivotab Note 8?
      I'd waited ever since i bought the device until now it just lay there gathering dust..

    4. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      We expect to support nearly all originally-targeted devices with Console OS Lollipop. We are not going to consume resources re-clarifying the development of Console OS - we encourage backers to read our past updates.

      We are updating our web sites, wiki, and forums right now to prepare for that release, and we're excited about gearing up for Marshmallow after that - where we can continue to deliver on our original vision, despite the tragic setback and loss of Android-IA for PC.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 18, 2016

      @mmv - And what @Sean saying is absolutely correct, it is even given in the console wiki typed by you.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 18, 2016

      @mmv - Dennis said that his device is Dell Venus 8 pro, and you said that Console OS(KitKat) supports that device(for proof check the campaign page), don't you even remember what was written by you?

    7. MMV=$78K Payday! Backers got NOTHING! on February 18, 2016

      @Dennis - Quit rewriting history :) You are supported!

      "Out of the gates, we will support (over!) 25 iconic Laptops, PCs, x86 tablets and convertible devices with Console OS. And, here they are:

      Acer: Aspire S7
      ASUS: Transformer Book T100, T300
      CircuitCo: Minnowboard MAX
      Dell: XPS 11, XPS 12, XPS 13, and XPS 15, Venue 8 Pro, Venue 11 Pro..."

    8. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      @Dennis - You have received Console OS (KitKat), it just doesn't run on that specific device. We are doing everything we can to support that device, and we expect to between Lollipop and Marshmallow.

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      Dennis on February 18, 2016

      whoa whoa calm down. all i said was 'i didn't receive anything yet' and then i'm told i was incorrect. so i stated my device and asked if i was wrong in my statement. your reply kind of implied (to me) that i'm not. i apologize if i sounded sarcastic. just not sure what else could have been 'incorrect' about my statement. thanks.

    10. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      @Dennis - You have the latest status on that one device. Most UEFI32 devices are working, but there is a firmware issue in the Dell Venue 8 Pro that we are having difficulty working around. It has been fixed in Intel's UFO driver, but we cannot use that driver yet for the reasons stated in the bulletin.

      We clarified our status, being open and transparent about where we stand. No need for sarcastic "oh well" comments.

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      Dennis on February 18, 2016

      hmmm ok then i wonder what was 'incorrect' about my previous statement... oh well...

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Please let us know when Intel was responsible for any CONSOLE OS promises.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Wrong answer. Intel has nothing to do with Console OS running on any Intel products. Console OS is solely to blame.

    14. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      @Dennis - The DV8P is one of about three or four UEFI32 devices that we are still working on getting to work.

      The issue is owned by Intel and they are still working with us on fixing. You can read details here: http://wiki.console.com.co/w/Intel_Graphics_Source_Bulletin

      Once Intel fixes that issue, we expect Dell Venue 8 Pro to work again.

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      Dennis on February 18, 2016

      my device is a dell venue 8 pro and the wiki states 'Console OS does not run on this device currently' so am i wrong in stating that i haven't received anything yet? or am i missing something? thanks.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      As many have previously stated. Hopefully your coding egineers are not the same people responding to my meager requests. If my questions are that taxing, please let me know through this forum so I can figure out where to send my grievances. Or praises for that matter. Waiting for your response.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Again, I am communicating via phone. Maybe MMV cannot type fast. Don't blame "them" for the speed of their typed response.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      I am just one person. You clearly have a corporation behind you.

    19. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      @Dennis - We cannot communicate with someone that posts nearly 30 comments in around 60 minutes.

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      Dennis on February 18, 2016

      Ian r's comments don't bother me. I say let him speak his mind. when I do a search for console os, some of the results bring me here so I think leaving all comments up serves as a reference for everyone seeking to know more about this project. I believe he does have a valid question as to what he already voted for. it has been over a year so maybe he forgot (I sure have) so if he's going to have the rest of his votes fulfilled, it would be nice to know. just my two cents.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Flagging comment goes both ways, especially if you misquote KS terms at the time of project start.

    22. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      We apologize to other backers, we cannot engage with the community with people spamming our wall. We are still working with Kickstarter on better solutions.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Please refer to my personal survey concerning the 5 out of 10 votes you promised me for my pledge. I hope that helps you get the information you need from my team. Rest assured my team will be here to answer any and all of your creator questions to assist you with Console OS alpha version 000000000.000000000000.000000.0000.1 dr1.0002

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Darn the auto correct on my phone..... *commits, not comics. Sorry ....darn samsung phone.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Please have a good night mmv. Rest well so you can work hard tomorrow making reports about staging and framing and also making non-comics to the github.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      May I also remind you that the comment wall is not your personal soapbox. It's a comment wall for backers. Please keep your updates to the update wall. Your non-updates are really troublesome to us backers. Please refrain from using this space to tell us that nothing is happening.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      You have literally answered none of my questions and deflected all my requests for valid response to you total and complete avoidance of my personal message to you.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      MMV please calm down. I am communicating through a phone. Not a desktop.

    29. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 18, 2016

      @Ian R - We are not going to communicate further with you. You have defied our every request, first for the simple information we requested, and then repeatedly hammering us with 4-5 comment blasts, derailing dialogue on our comment wall.

      We have reported this to Kickstarter. Please dialogue with them. We can't dialogue with you under these conditions, sorry.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      What comments have violated KS terms?

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Sorry, did you just say that my comments were abusive?

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Sorry. Typo. Cracker Jack "team"

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      I should mention that only 5 votes out of the 10 votes that I paid for have been verified by your cracker hack team.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Please explain your last comment concerning lack staff to fulfill rewards.

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      Ian R on February 18, 2016

      Please access my survey. Surely you have access to it.

    36. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 17, 2016

      @Ian - We're sorry that you don't want to engage with us. You won't share us what devices you even chose to vote - so that we can answer your question, and have since bumped down posts with four different replies. If you continue to make multiple comments just to bump down prior conversation - it will be considered abusive.

      Again, we're happy to engage constructively, but what you are saying is neither constructive, nor helpful.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      Tell you what MMV, why don't you tell me what I did vote for and then give me you status updates.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      Again, please explain how fulfillment is not your responsibility. Anyone who did not get their votes is entitled to a refund.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      You should have done multiple surveys....excuses, excuses, excuses. Not even a follow up. Surely one of your cracker jack team could have fielded my question. I'm sure I was not the only one who missed out on 5 votes.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      Not my problem.

    41. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 17, 2016

      @Ian - We said to most backers that wrote in that we were multiplying over votes unless they submitted them via a Kickstarter message. While we read each message sent in, unfortunately we receive thousands of messages and simply do not have the resources to respond to each of them.

      We are excited that all the top devices that were voted are being supported, but we'll go one step farther. Tell us the devices you want supported, right here and now, and we'll get technical status on each of them.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      Here's a refresher on how you treat your backers:

      Ian R
      Sep 19 2014
      Hi- responded to the survey and requested extra votes via email. I have not received additional email votes yet. Please confirm how i can get the balance of my votes.

      thx- ian

      Mobile Media Ventures, Inc.
      Sep 23 2014
      Report spam
      Extra votes should come over the next 24 hours. Thanks for your patience. We won't tabulate stuff completely until everyone has a chance to get those in.

      Ian R
      Oct 23 2014
      Hi Please confirm my extra votes. I never received them! thx- ian

      Ian R
      Oct 31 2014
      Second attempt trying to get a confirmation for the following:

      Hi- responded to the survey and requested extra votes via email. I have not received additional email votes yet. Please confirm how i can get the balance of my votes.

      thx- ian

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      Please remember that email directly from KS concerning creators responsibilities.
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mmv/console-os-dual-boot-android-remastered-for-the-pc/comments…

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      At the time I was only given 5 votes and I wanted my remaining votes. I was never given them even after messaging you.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      I messaged you about this incident at the very beginning. I received no answer from you.

    46. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 17, 2016

      @Ian - Everyone that can post on Kickstarter here, had access to Hardware Voting. If you didn't, contact Kickstarter Support and ask for your survey access to be restored.

      If you are not comfortable with the risks, including ones we clearly outlined, you shouldn't have backed. We're still here, still working to make Console OS happened. And we have demonstrated we will aggressively respond to inaccurate claims that we have delivered nothing.

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      Ian R on February 17, 2016

      @dennis
      I'm like you. I didn't pay for an alpha version OS that I have to build myselfn that includes zero of the promised. features. I paid for pro. I couldn't even get my votes! I received nothing.

    48. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 17, 2016

      @Dennis - That is incorrect. We shipped Console OS KitKat with support for most target devices. We have taken hardware voting to heart and that is precisely why we focused so much on UEFI32 devices, and trying to get that support back into Android-IA for PC.

      We're excited to be packaging Console OS Lollipop to ship to backers, and that's hardly a "deflection" - it's delivering on our commitments to backers to keep Console OS going, despite Intel terminating Android-IA for PC hardware.

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      pk on February 17, 2016

      @ACH Deflection is one of the main tools of a con.

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