HTC releases official advert for the Flyer

The HTC Flyer tablet has been spoke for a long while now and been covered by a wide range of experts. But there hasn't been anything educational as such from HTC so far. But now HTC have released an official advertisement for the Flyer on YouTube. The video basically runs us through the things we already know, but its always good to see things from the company's perspective. They go through the specs of the device, guide us through Sense UI and also the digital pen which is actually has a part … [Read more...]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Honeycomb slate now official

The past couple of months have been all talk about tablets. Android tablets in particular, and with Honeycomb’s launch with the Motorola XOOM, it was inevitable for a bunch of other tablets to make its way.  Keeping our choices wide open. Well, this this time, its ASUS. They have officially launched the Eee Pad Transformer, a 10.1 incher Honeycomb tab. But this is not just any other tab; this tab comes with an optional removable keyboard, which basically makes it a netbook. A multi-functional … [Read more...]

RIM confirms Android apps to run on the BlackBerry PlayBook

As we published some days ago that RIM could be working on making Android apps work on the PlayBook, RIM has now confirmed these rumors. Apparently the PlayBook will sport a separate app player which would run Android apps; this app player will be available for download on the day of the PlayBook’s release. Apparently the PlayBook will run both BlackBerry Java as well as Android apps. And RIM only mentioned Gingerbread apps, so we’re not sure if Honeycomb apps would be downloadable. The … [Read more...]

HTC Flyer could have two new variants with bigger screen sizes

The past few days has been all talk about HTC’s EVO 3D, the EVO View 4G and the Flyer of course. But you would be baffled to learn that HTC may bring out 2 new variants to the Flyer in bigger screen sizes. This move is similar to the one made by Samsung who announced two new variants in different screen sizes recently. The Flyer has received a huge response from the customers, with pre-orders crossing 1 million. Not much info is available in this regard besides the fact that these tabs would … [Read more...]

Woot.com offering the ViewSonic G-Tablet at a price tag of $279.99

Carried away with too much talk about Samsung or HTC? Here’s something to refresh your brains a little. The folks at woot.com are offering the ViewSonic G-Tablet, an Android 2.2 powered device for a meager $279.99. And it’s a one day only offer, ending today. Just in case you didn’t know, this 10.1 incher runs on a dual-core Tegra 2 processor making it very fast. The first Tegra 2 based tablet to be released by the way. So this isn’t a cheap Chinese knock-off they’re offering here. This is a … [Read more...]

Best Buy launching the Wi-Fi only version of the HTC Flyer this Spring

According to a press release Best Buy will be launching the Wi-Fi only version of the HTC Flyer this spring. This tablet will be free from contractual obligations, which is a relief to many. Samsung earlier launched the Wi-Fi only versions of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9, seems like HTC is following the same strategy as Samsung. To refresh your memory a little, the Flyer features a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 with an aluminum unibody casing, an optional digital pen which lets … [Read more...]

Sprint introduces the HTC EVO View 4G

After the HTC Flyer was announced by HTC at the MWC last month, we were more focussed on that rather than other launches. But now, with HTC’s announcement of the EVO View 4G things are about to change, not drastically but slightly nonetheless. HTC today announced the EVO View 4G possessing  a pretty decent hardware which could easily impress us. To start with, it sports a 7-inch capacitive screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, a 5MP rear camera capable of recording 720p HD videos and a … [Read more...]

HTC Flyer available for pre-order on Clove; hitting stores Mid-April

Waiting for the HTC Flyer's launch? Here's something to lift your spirits, UK based technology firm Clove has listed the HTC Flyer as available for pre order. The website claims that the tab will hit stores in mid-April but fail to mention the pricing. Due to the inability to offer valid pricing, they've said that they'll adjust prices from the customers before the product is sent out based on who ordered first. Which we think is quite out of the ordinary, but its still good news. This tablet … [Read more...]

Adobe Flash Player 10.2 hitting the Android Market on March 18

The much anticipated release of the Adobe Flash Player 10.2 gets more shape now, with Adobe announcing the launch of the Adobe Flash Player 10.2 today. The official app will hit the Android Market on the 18th of March which is a week from now. Adobe has also published a list of devices which are compatible with this update. Numerous devices running on Android 2.2 Froyo or Android 2.3 Gingerbread should be compatible with this update based on its hardware. This new update brings certain tweaks … [Read more...]

Android Tablet Market Share to beat Apple iPad by 2014

Despite the success of the original iPad and the recent announcement of the iPad 2, it's widely expected that Android tables will catch up and overtake Apple's dominance in tablet market share. Analyst Mike Abramsky at RBC Capital Markets recently predicted that a flood of Android tablets of varying quality will hit the market in the next 18 months.  Most of these will be in the budget price range but higher quality tablets from Samsung, HTC and Motorola will take hold eventually if they can … [Read more...]