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HTC concedes defeat in US tablet space; Samsung, ASUS and Amazon smile

It’s no lie that the Android tablet scene is a tough cookie for OEMs. While Android phones took off with nary a problem, the growth of the tablet side of things has been a little more stagnant. We knew some OEMs were feeling the effects of it, and it appears HTC is the latest. The […]

HTC Flyer Available for $200 from

If any of you out there are interested in the HTC Flyer for some reason, you’ll want to check out this deal from They are selling the device for $200, though I should note that this is a refurbished unit. Don’t let that deter you, though, as referbs tend to work quite as well […]

HTC Flyer Getting Android 4.0 This Quarter?

Although the source of this story is from an HTC rep, we’re going to err on the side of caution. A fellow named Bruno spoke with an HTC rep on their site to ask about the HTC Flyer and a upgrade to Android 4.0. The rep told him that we could expect to see it […]

Has The HTC Flyer Been Discontinued? Device Goes Missing From Best Buy’s Website

After suffering numerous price drops and lack luster sales, we now have some new clues that the HTC Flyer could, in fact, be discontinued after the 7-inch tab has gone missing from Best Buy’s website. The link to where the single-core tablet was once found on now pulls up a “Sorry, no results found” […]

HTC Flyer Getting Honeycomb in Europe, US Update Coming “Very Soon”

The HTC Flyer has been confirmed to be getting Honeycomb for some time now but an actual rollout date was not given. They have confirmed that the upgrade is rolling out to all of Europe from today. Be sure to check your device for the upgrade, though don’t fret if it hasn’t made its way […]

HTC Flyer Now Available for T-Mobile

An FCC filing from June promised that the HTC Flyer would be headed to T-Mobile, but the tablet never surfaced for the magenta network. No in plain sight, anyway. T-Mobile has apparently been offering the Flyer to business customers for the past few weeks, but sales have opened up to all through HTC’s website. T-Mobile’s […]

HTC Flyer Now Available From US Cellular – $400 For 5GB Of Data and 2 Year Agreement

  The HTC Flyer was just made available from US Cellular today. The 7-inch tablet features a 1024×600 resolution display, 1.5GHz single-core Snapdragon processor and 32GB of internal memory and optional HTC Scribe pen that can allows you to take notes, highlight text and annotate screenshots. US Cellular is offering the Flyer $400 with a […]

Best Buy Made a Boo Boo: $99 HTC Flyer Pricing Was a Mistake

According to a memo circulating around to Best Buy employees, the $99 fire-sale pricing of the HTC Flyer we first reported on earlier this morning was a mistake. It seems the price had been erroneously updated in Best Buy’s system, and that the actual price will remain at $300. The memo mentions Best Buy as […]

Best Buy Drops 16GB HTC Flyer to $100

After dropping the price of the HTC Flyer to $300, Best Buy has slashed off a couple hundred more, now offering the 16GB version of the Android slate for a mere $99.99. Of course, Best Buy’s inventory dropped just as quickly and the tablet is currently sold out for those ordering online. Not sure if […]

Confirmed: Best Buy Offering HTC Flyer for $300

Late last week, a rumor emerged suggesting Best Buy would discount the HTC Flyer to $300. We believed this was due to the low-priced Kindle Fire tablet that has already gotten over 100,000 preorders a month and a half from release. It turns out that rumor was true, though, as the device has been spotted […]

Rumor: Best Buy Discounting HTC Flyer to $300 October 6th

PhoneArena has heard it from someone they believe is reliable that Best Buy will be offering the HTC Flyer to consumers starting October 6th for just $300. The 6th is not a Sunday (where Best Buy usually posts temporary price cuts) and PhoneArena didn’t mention anything about it being anything other than temporary. Yesterday’s big […]

US Cellular Announces HTC Wildfire S, Hero S, and Flyer

US Cellular is adding a few new HTC devices to its stable of Android offerings including two new smartphones and a tablet. In the high-end category we have the HTC Hero S features a 4-inch Super LCD display with qHD resolution, Android 2.3 with HTC Sense, and a 5MP camera (1.3MP front-facing). The HTC Wildfire […]

HTC Flyer Gets Official Bootloader Unlock Support

HTC’s continuing to add devices to their bootloader unlock program. This time, four different variants of the HTC Flyer have gotten support, allowing you to break the chains off your 7 inch tablet at the expense of your warranty. Like the Sensation and EVO 3D, the process is fairly simple but be sure to read […]

Here Lies A Glimpse of Honeycomb for the HTC Flyer

Wondering how much your HTC Flyer would be transformed once the manufacturer brings Android 3.0 to your device? Developers at XDA got their hands on the RUU for the Flyer and have been hard at working hammering away at a ROM. While everything on the functional side may not be perfect yet, we’re just happy […]

Honeycomb Leaks for the HTC Flyer, Custom ROM already in the Works

When HTC announced their Flyer tablet amidst a rash of Android Honeycomb tablets, its Gingerbread OS was perhaps one of its main shortcomings. Since its launch, Google has updated Honeycomb to Android 3.2, optimizing the tablet-only OS for smaller displays, such as the 7-inch screen found on the Flyer. Now the first build of the […]