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HTC Flyer Unboxing & First Impressions [Video]

HTC Flyer Unboxing & First Impressions [Video]

Android tablets aren't exactly in short supply these days. As well as the current big-name Honeycomb slates, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Motorola XOOM and ASUS Eee Pad Transformer there's no shortage of low-cost alternatives and no-brand upstarts. Into the fray wades the HTC Flyer, fresh to store shelves today and managing to differentiate itself by virtue of its Sense interface, 7-inch form-factor and - perhaps most importantly - digital stylus.

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HTC Flyer: Latest victim of tablet sabotage

HTC Flyer: Latest victim of tablet sabotage

Perhaps it's Friday paranoia talking, but it does seem like the US carriers (and retailers, for that matter) want to kill the chances of every tablet other than the iPad. News that the "Scribe" active stylus for the HTC Flyer will be an $80 accessory for the WiFi-only version Best Buy will sell (and, presumably, the HTC EVO View 4G headed to Sprint) has whipped the rug out from under the tablet's stubby Android feet, making it either a very expensive - $580 for WiFi tablet and pen - proposition or merely a 7-inch slate not even running Honeycomb.

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HTC Flyer up for SIM-free UK pre-order

HTC Flyer up for SIM-free UK pre-order

The HTC Flyer has gone up for pre-order at Carphone Warehouse, with the retailer announcing that the 7-inch slate will be available - contract free and SIM-unlocked - for £599.99 ($980). Currently listed as in-stock, the Flyer has a 5-megapixel main camera, HTC Scribe digital stylus for notetaking and annotation, and will be the first device from the company with support for HTC Watch, the company's new media streaming app.

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HTC Flyer official video hits YouTube

HTC Flyer official video hits YouTube

HTC has offered up the official video for the HTC Flyer Android tablet on YouTube. The tablet looks pretty cool and one of the coolest features is the stylus that lets you write on anything on your screen and lets you draw right on the tablet as well.

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Best Buy lands WiFi HTC Flyer launch exclusive

Best Buy lands WiFi HTC Flyer launch exclusive

Best Buy and HTC announced at CTIA this week that Best Buy stores would have the exclusive pre-order rights on the WiFi HTC Flyer Android tablet. The little tablet will go on sale "this spring" according to both firms. I wish they would just tell us when the tablet would land. The tablet will run Android and use the HTC Sense UI over the top.

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HTC Flyer palm-rejection wins tableteer approval [Video]

HTC Flyer palm-rejection wins tableteer approval [Video]

As the tablet ecosystem hurriedly juggles to face the new iPad 2 threat, attention turns to slates with differentiating features to see if they've got what's needed to stand their own against the Apple juggernaut. The HTC Flyer's stylus input option may not have met with universal approval at its MWC 2011 launch, but it looks like those keen on digital inking may well have a solid experience with the 7-incher. Carrypad tested out one of the most important features, palm-rejection, to see if the Flyer could hold up to proper pen use.

Video demo after the cut

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WiFi-only HTC Flyer up for pre-order

WiFi-only HTC Flyer up for pre-order

The WiFi-only version of the HTC Flyer has shown up for pre-order in Germany, with retailer Cyberport listing the 7-inch slate for €499 ($686). Your money gets you the same 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen with active stylus, Android 2.4 Gingerbread with customized Sense, and 5-megapixel camera, but omits the integrated 3G/HSPA connection (and the need for a carrier agreement).

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