Android 3.0 Honeycomb Runs on Samsung Galaxy Tab - If your going to install this rom to your Galaxy Tab your going to have to make sure your Tab is running on Android 2.2 first, if you have 2.3 you will need to flash it to Froyo - It’s still a little sluggish and certain functions still don’t work like, GPS, No-auto-rotate, SD card mounting and audio issues.

In terms of the Android Honeycomb port for the smallest tablet of the Galaxy Tab series, developers over at XDA have managed to port Android 3.0 from the Honeycomb SDK into a functional build. Though the ROM is still in early development phases and is subject to crashes and instability, it is mostly working. The port currently is working with CDMA Galaxy Tab builds, meaning those tablets released for Verizon Wireless and Sprint. GSM support will probably be forthcoming in the near future.
The 7-inch Tab now joins Barnes & Noble’s 7-inch Nook Color as a member of the 7-inch tablet club that is getting unofficial builds of Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

The unofficial Android 3.0 Honeycomb port for the Samsung Galaxy Tab that we reported a couple of weeks ago has made some pretty impressive progress in a relatively short space of time. Now ROM chef spacemoose1 has made some initial alpha builds available for download, giving the CDMA Galaxy Tab its first taste of Honeycomb. The ROM is based on the Honeycomb SDK build, and although it's (mostly) functional, it's still in the early stages of development and as such is unstable, slow and prone to crashing. Check out the video above to see exactly what we mean.

So it's something you can play around with, but definitely nowhere near stable enough to use as your main ROM. Still, if you have a spare CDMA Galaxy Tab and are feeling adventurous, you can hit the source link to find out more.

Sencha's "HTML5 Developer Scorecard" has profiled RIM's mobile BlackBerry browser, Apple's iOS Safari, and Google's mobile browser in both Android 2.2 on the Galaxy Tab last fall, and the new tablet-optimized Android 3.0 appearing on the Motorola Xoom (and forthcoming Galaxy Tab and Acer Iconia Tab products later this summer).

While all of these mobile browsers are based upon WebKit, they're not equal in their support for web standards. WebKit provides a rendering engine for handling DOM and CSS, but specific browsers based on it provide their own implementations of things like caching, screen drawing, location services, memory management, and usability features such as tabs, gestures, and printing.

Further, WebKit itself is rapidly evolving. Sencha notes that Apple's iOS 4.3 just introduced a new implementation of Safari based upon WebKit version 533.17.9, which it says is "a very recent build" and incorporates Apple's Nitro JavaScript engine. The latest Safari 5.0.4 update for Mac OS X uses WebKit version 533.20.27. Android 3.0 uses WebKit 534.13.

In contrast, Sencha wrote, "our experience to date with Android has been lackluster, starting with the disappointing browser in the Galaxy Tab and the Xoom [running Android 3.0 Honeycomb]." Note that various Android licensees rarely replace or enhance Google's included web browser, so Sencha's findings on the Motorola Xoom will also relate to the web performance of other Honeycomb tablets, including new models from Acer, Samsung, and Toshiba.

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