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HTC Flyer Honeycomb update begins rolling out in France

When the stylus-friendly HTC Flyer launched, there were a lot of raised eyebrows over the fact that it hit the streets running a modified Android Gingerbread rather than Honeycomb — like nearly every other tablet on the market. HTC wasn’t the only company that went this route, of course: Samsung’s 5-inch Galaxy Note arrived packing […]

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Now you can install Honeycomb on the HTC Flyer (but maybe you shouldn’t yet)

HTC hasn’t officially released a software update for the HTC Flyer 7 inch tablet that will let you run Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb yet. But a few days ago Paul O’Brien posted a leaked Honeycomb ROM designed to run on the tablet. It took a few days, but xda-developers forum member Globatron managed to get […]

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Google Android Honeycomb for the HTC Flyer (leak)

The HTC Flyer is a 7 inch tablet with a 1024 x 600 pixel display, a capacitive touch panel, and an optional digital pen for writing or drawing. It’s one of the best built 7 inch tablets on the market and it’s the first tablet to come with HTC Sense software running on top of […]

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Sony Tablet S slated for mid-September debut in Canada

Sony has been showing off its upcoming Android tablets — the Sony Tablet S and dual-screen, clamshell Sony Tablet P — since April of this year. The Tablet S is thought to be arriving in the U.S. in mid-September, and it’s now thought that Canadians will see the slate debut at the same time. That’s […]

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Sharp Galapagos 7-inch Android tablet for $1 in Japan, on contract

Earlier this year, Brad got to spend some hands-on time with Sharp’s 5.5 and 10.8 inch Galapagos tablets. Now, Sharp is offering a new model that splits the difference in sizes — the 7.7 inch Sharp Galapagos A01SH. Like the previous models, the A01SH features a customized version of the Android operating system. This time, […]

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HTC Puccini tablet caught on camera surfing AT&T LTE

Since the HTC Puccini checked in at the FCC earlier this month, bits and pieces have been leaking out about the 10″ successor to the HTC Flyer. We’d heard it would ship with a 1.5GHz dual core processor, a 1280×800 pixel display, and Android 3.0.1. That, of course, would make it HTC’s first Honeycomb tablet. On […]

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Leaked Samsung roadmap includes new smartphones, 7 inch tablets

Update: Samsung says the leaked roadmap is inaccurate… without saying which details aren’t accurate.  We’re still waiting for Samsung to bring the 8.9 inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab to market, but according to the folks at Lithuanian site Mobili linija Samsung already has a few new 7 inch models in the works. I’m […]

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Rumor: Honeycomb coming to the Dell Streak 7 next month

At first glance you could be forgiven for mistaking the Dell Streak 7 for just another Android tablet. It has the NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor that’s all the rage these days, and access to the Google Android Market. The front of the device is mostly screen, and the Streak 7 comes in 4G […]

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How TouchWiz compares with plain old Android 3.1: Video

Tomorrow Samsung will start pushing an update for Galaxy Tab 10.1 users allowing them to update their tablets with Samsung’s TouchWiz software. The update adds some software, tweaks some fonts and graphics, and changes the way certain Android components function. It’s the first major third party overhaul of Android we’ve seen since Google released Android […]