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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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      graphidz on March 1, 2016

      So what's the progress on the refunds?

    2. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on March 1, 2016

      @Marco - Console OS is a software product. And you can download it, right now at http://account.console.com.co/

      We regret that we're English-only, but we only committed to that from the outset. Physical perks should be discussed in the next update for those waiting for Backer Plus update. We are working to get those couple hundred or so items shipped.

    3. Marco Weniger on March 1, 2016

      Ich frage mich, wann ich endlich mal etwas Physisches in den Händen halten kann, schließlich habe ich für dieses Ding bezahlt!? Ich gehe von Betrug aus und hätte gern mein Geld zurück!!!
      Klar könnte ich diesen Text auch in englisch schreiben, aber diesen Respekt dürfen Betrüger von mir nicht erwarten!

    4. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on March 1, 2016

      Update #33 is live: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mmv/console-os-dual-boot-android-remastered-for-the-pc/posts/1505967

      Update #34 should roll out some time tomorrow. It will include release notes and more details about Lollipop that will make it easier for backer to get acquainted. This will be alongside Wiki updates over the next week ahead of general availability.

    5. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on March 1, 2016

      @Sravan - We promised to post all the details for Console Developer Rewards by month's end, and we're going to get that rolling before midnight.

      We held an all-hands series of meetings over the past 24 hours, on something unrelated (but very cool). Once we get some rest, the Lollipop documentation is next up.

      When we say advanced, we mean it. Our goal over the Lollipop cycle is to replace the Advanced install path completely... it's just not meant for the average person, so documentation on that route may be sparse, at least at first.

      On the plus side, it will augment the Android-x86 community with more/better documentation, much as our Build Instructions and guides do on the Wiki already (those are going to get a few updates based on similar feedback we've gotten over the past week from Viewers Like You™ too).

    6. Sravan Reddy on March 1, 2016

      Good to hear that. Also i wasnt able to find the instructions for console os advanced , can you point me to the same

    7. Sravan Reddy on March 1, 2016

      Good to hear that. Also i wasnt able to find the instructions for console os advanced , can you point me to the same

    8. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on March 1, 2016

      To be clear, we intend to continue building out Lollipop and working to resolve these issues. Marshmallow is months off from being stable enough to ship beyond alpha testing.

    9. Sravan Reddy on March 1, 2016

      @ Creator - Thanks for releasing the Android L version of Console OS.

      Things which work great
      1) WIFI
      2) Touchscreen
      3) Audio
      etc etc

      Things that dont work
      1) The bundled gallery app
      2) Any app which is downloaded from Amazon app store

      I go to m.youtube.com on the browser and i get Audio and no Video

      Any application that is installed crashes immediately

      First came the DR1 , then now the lollipop and now you say you are working on Marshmallow.
      I would like you to please take a break and reconsider this move.

      First get a stable and bug free version of lollipop out and then worry about the next release. Dont go by marketing and other blah blah blah stuff. Your backers are who trust in you, you lose their trust and nothing will matter anymore.

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

      @Keith - Sorry, you can download our Lollipop release right now at http://account.console.com.co/ and we're already at work on Marshmallow.

    11. Keith on February 29, 2016

      Can I please be refunded my $10. Please.

    12. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 28, 2016

      Well, we fixed the server issues, and updated the account software with a patch from our vendor...

      ... unfortunately, it didn't fix the password reset bug.

      So, what we've done is deployed an SSL certificate. This is only supposed to take a few hours to verify and activate, and it will make sure the password reset system work properly. Plus, our account system will then be secure end-to-end.

      In our testing, password reset is now working on https://account.console.com.co/ (Note the https).

      For the next few hours, you may get a certificate error. This is because the Let's Encrypt system has to co-sign the certificate. So, we won't send any updates out until tomorrow to be extra-extra sure.

      We're using the Let's Encrypt certificate for the first time, and we are excited to begin deploying it to all Console sites, and making https the default going forward!

      P.S. If you are using an old web browser, time to update. IE7 and earlier will have issues with Let's Encrypt. Chrome still works with Windows XP (for now), and Console OS fully supports Let's Encrypt domain names.

    13. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 28, 2016

      Hi all, we got a new IP from our host. It's propagating the DNS zone file right now, may take 2-3 hours to roll out... hopefully should fix things.

      We are not skipping a beat, and have moved over to rolling out Console Developer Rewards, as promised this month, late today.

    14. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 27, 2016

      Hi everyone, quick update.

      We have a patch that should (emphasis, should) fix the password reset bug. Unfortunately, our host provider moved us to a new server (we suspect, to keep up with the demand - now that we're shipping Lollipop).

      Well, as our Murphy's Law would have it, that move broke the SSH salts. We've opened a support ticket - we've hit a wall at this hour otherwise. It's particularly frustrating because we're really confident we can fix this bug, but our server won't let us in to fix it.

      We'll keep you updated as we go, as usual.

    15. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 27, 2016

      We're updating our account software right now. Don't panic if it goes offline for the next few hours, thanks!

    16. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 27, 2016

      @ Steve Clark: Wow, couldn't be more wrong. As some clearly disagree below - we are excited to be shipping Lollipop and we're already working on Marshmallow.

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      Steve Clark on February 27, 2016

      What a ripoff.. Where is my refund? You realize you have lost all credibility for life. Hope that 78K was worth it!

    18. ACH on February 26, 2016

      An installer? What else? Honest question.

    19. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      This is simply not true, don't feed the trolls folks. We've posted at-length on how we are differentiating already.

    20. ACH on February 26, 2016

      It is not possible for my statement about spending time looking at commits to be false, because it happened. Every commit I looked at was a merge of code from other sources. As I said, I did not count configuration file changes. Feel free to provide counter-examples, but as we've all learned "we are not going to engage" is Prician for "I don't have a real rebuttal."

      Others have reported that there is no discernible difference between the latest Console OS release and Android-x86, which certainly jives with my observations above.

    21. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      We are not going to engage with the false claims of the user below. Kickstarter has said they will remove him/her shortly. We apologize to backers for the repeated delays, Kickstarter has not explained to us why it takes over a week to purge an inflammatory backer in cases like these.

    22. ACH on February 26, 2016

      Unlike you I am not trying to use verbal gymnastics. I meant exactly what I said.

      It is objectively true that I spent awhile looking through the commits and everything I saw was either a direct copy-over from android-x86 (lollipop or marshmallow, doesn't really matter) or Intel. If you have specific counter-examples, by all means feel free.

    23. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      That is just not true, we have taken actions to ban the user below. Unfortunately it has taken Kickstarter over a week to process those actions, and we discourage people from listening to him/her.

    24. ACH on February 26, 2016

      @xconwayx

      "There is a product out there that has been created for us to see. This is the second version even!"

      Yeah, the product is called android-x86 and it's had a lot more than two versions. After spending quite awhile looking at the iConsole repositories commits I was not able to find any code that wasn't copied from either android-x86 or Intel. Maybe some configuration changes but that's about it.

    25. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      @Arul - We have opened a new ticket and sent you a link to it. Again, please stop spamming our wall with your isolated issue.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      @mmv - scroll a little below for the reply given by Kickstarter support

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      But Kickstarter support has replied me there is no such ticket and they do not offer refunds through PayPal

    28. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      @Arul - We have sent you an email, please stop spamming our wall with this issue. You have posted 9 comments about this in the past 24 hours alone. We cannot resolve this isolated issue on our comment wall, and have replied to every email from you.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      @allbackers - still believing this, I recommend you to view this page http://consoleosripoff.com/
      Your friends over at CONsoleosRIPOFF.com have even made a handy guide. Takes only a few minutes to fill out a report. All the info you need is right here:
      http://www.consoleosripoff.com/showthread.php

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      @mmv - if you did offer me a working refund link and I get refunded, then iam not going to be a barrier for you and it's the only solution for both of us

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      @mmv -

      But Kickstarter support has replied me there is no such ticket and they do not offer refunds through PayPal

    32. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      @xconwayx - Thanks for your support, it has indeed been a massive drain on our resources. We're putting the final touches on bypass-methods that will allow us to move on from Kickstarter's delayed enforcement.

    33. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      @Arul - Please stop spamming our wall. We have sent a request to Kickstarter to address your isolated, specific issue. That ticket originated 7 days ago. It is still open. We have given you the latest status on it. Please leave us alone until there is an update - which we will forward to you.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    35. xconwayx on February 26, 2016

      I don't see a need for all of this hate. There is a product out there that has been created for us to see. This is the second version even! I have faith that updates will start rolling out more frequently since we have this release!

    36. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      @Laurens - Sorry about that bug, and for the spam below. Please just change the URL from https:// to http://

      We're a bit backlogged at the moment but that fix should go up shortly.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      @Laurens - still believing this, I recommend you to view this page http://consoleosripoff.com/

      Your friends over at CONsoleosRIPOFF.com have even made a handy guide. Takes only a few minutes to fill out a report. All the info you need is right here:
      http://www.consoleosripoff.com/showthread.php

    38. Laurens Bolle on February 26, 2016

      I'm trying to reset my password to download the lollipop version but I can't cause the link in the mail is not working.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      So, pk was the 14th backer to get refund and the message he got for refund:-

      "Note from Mobile Media Ventures Inc.:
      Unfortunately due to your account being restricted by Kickstarter, based on Community Guideline violations, we have chosen to refund you for the Console OS Kickstarter."

    40. \_/ Refunded 04.06.16. Hush $$? \=/ on February 26, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

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      Arul Jayanth Muthukumar on February 26, 2016

      @richard, @jason - Don't worry, mmv will offer you refund through PayPal link, but that link will not work, trust me.

      I think one more baxker has been refunded other than 13 ie, PK, I think.

    43. Richard Yiu on February 26, 2016

      @mmv Definitely agree with Jason, and I can't find anywhere in the web saying Android IA is canned except you. I feel cheated when all I want is an apple and you are giving me an orange. I am requesting refund once again.

    44. \_/ Refunded 04.06.16. Hush $$? \=/ on February 26, 2016

      @Copier
      Please stop playing the victim. Makes you look more pathetic. For, it is you who has apparently stolen money from over 5,600 backers!

      you said you had already built the thing we bought. (consoleos PRO - for me and a friend!!)

      then you made up some crap survey saying people opted for Lollipop. Requests to see the survey results were ignored.

      then "upstream driver troubles".

      Don't forget about avoiding the big "ShakeDown"

      then it was made clear you were apparently lying and selling us code you were offensively re-branding and passing off as your own work.

      I paid for my right to be here, and ask questions, talk to my fellow backers, etc.

      @ backers ... want to see who creator of this CON OS job really is?

      http://consoleosripoff.com/

      To share your experience of purchasing this CON OS, you might consider contacting the FTC:
      https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/GettingStarted…

      Your friends over at CONsoleosRIPOFF.com have even made a handy guide. Takes only a few minutes to fill out a report. All the info you need is right here:
      http://www.consoleosripoff.com/showthread.php…

    45. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 26, 2016

      @Jason - Please stop spamming our wall with the same attack. We had to start over after Android-IA for PC was discontinued. It wasn't our call, and we're proud to have stayed here - built a new path forward - which we are now shipping to backers at http://account.console.com.co/

    46. \_/ Refunded 04.06.16. Hush $$? \=/ on February 26, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    47. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 25, 2016

      @kisamesama - We hear you. A campaign update has been drafted, going around the team for review. Probably will run early AM. We are working on shifting more to the forum for Kickstarter support... more work to do there.

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      kisamesama on February 25, 2016

      Hi will you post updates on kickstarter or on your forum? The comments has become hard to follow tbh

    49. Mobile Media Ventures, Inc. Creator on February 25, 2016

      @Jason - You have made your opinion clear - several times now. We disagree. Please stop repeating it. It's harassment to endlessly reply, and it will just get you blocked.

    50. \_/ Refunded 04.06.16. Hush $$? \=/ on February 25, 2016

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

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