Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




Devastation by stupidity
12455 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

#233873 7-May-2018 17:06
Send private message

I have a cheap Chinese tablet I bought years ago. It goes under the 'Blueing' brand and gives the model as IT7008. OS version is 4.1.1. 

 

I have played with this a few times but otherwise never used it. All it does is collect dust on a shelf. It has no value to me and I don't care if it gets bricked. As an experiment I would like to try to upgrade it to a more useful version but it is hard to find any information about it, and I cannot find any custom ROM that is specifically made for it. 

 

If I search for a ROM based on the model number IT7008 (there are some), would this work or do I need something else? I know there are other brands that would work for this, I just don't know which ones. Can anyone help?

 

 





I don't think there is ever a bad time to talk about how absurd war is, how old men make decisions and young people die. - George Clooney
 


Create new topic
16197 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #2009420 7-May-2018 17:43
Send private message

Generally you need a ROM made for that exact make and model. With a cheap off brand it's not likely you'll find one.


585 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #2009443 7-May-2018 18:47
Send private message

quick search suggests a custom ROM for that might be a little hard to come by without going to web sites that im not willing to!

 

 


 
 
 
 


132 posts

Master Geek


  #2013187 10-May-2018 10:40
Send private message

You need to make very sure it's the same exact model you have. Which can sometimes be hard with these cheap chinese tablets. As stated above the only roms I could see are from sites I personally wouldn't use.

 

 

 

As a general rule if you can't find it on xda probably not worth the risk.




Devastation by stupidity
12455 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #2013346 10-May-2018 12:57
Send private message

Not sure what the risk would be. I don't care about the tablet and it wouldn't be a suitable platform to serve as a spambot. I am prepared to risk it against the possibility of making it useful for something.

 

Edit: Since it is a cheap knock-off, is it not likely to be cloned from a known brand? As in, might there not be a ROM on XDA that would work if I could just figure out which one?

 

 

 

 





I don't think there is ever a bad time to talk about how absurd war is, how old men make decisions and young people die. - George Clooney
 


Create new topic




News »

Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.