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This year’s MWC shows that HTC is not the innovative company it was last year. From their desire churn out devices faster and to keep them “customized†with their own skin, HTC is not only coming up with designs that look almost identical, but they also come up with tablets that don’t have Honeycomb, and not even a dual-core chip, because they refuse to use anything but Qualcomm chips.

http://www.androidized.com/htc-fails...proper-tablet/
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I was dissapoint by the whole S line and the tablet looks rushed out. Sadness consumes me, all is blackness.
 
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It ain't that bad man. People learn from mistakes; I'm sure they'll make something good later.
    
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We will have to see a performance comparison before crapping on their decision. Never had an HTC device but the Flyer looks pretty decent and should get Honeycomb
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HTC devices look plasticky. That's why I don't have one.
   
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Have a Desire at home and I love it. I envy my wife for getting it and not me. HTC work on their software and the phone is very smooth and fast. Even their WinMo 6.5 phones are good, I should have bought one of theirs over this Omnia II.
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I can't say I'm impressed with their latest announcements, But I've never been let down by an HTC. Great stuff. And I'm not sure why everyones hating the tablet so hard. Looks pretty good to me. I wonder what the potential is here for using this as a tablet a la a wacom.

Personally, if you want to beat the ipad, the solution is simple: Make it into an accessory, and work with google on the new Fragments UI/upcoming Android OS's to enable you to simply dock any android phone to it, and have the phone be the computer, and the tablet the peripheral.

7" and 10" multitouch display models, packing little more than a screen, a battery, inputs, and perhaps speakers. Add a universal cradle (perhaps with a special dock that can cradle your companies line of phones for a flush fit) in it, and viola. You just rendered the entire market segment obsolete. Now you don't have to reinvent the wheel. next step would obviously being plugging the Tablet into the computer and using it as a peripheral for it as well. Or the car. etc. I suspect Google already has this vision, considering they're going to back HoneyComb and Gingerbread together into Fragments, so that the os running on a tablet is the same as that running on it's phone brethren. As a result, I'm going to put off buying a tablet.
    
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post #8 of 12
article is a bit biased.

by sticking with Qualcomm it's probably cheaper for them than signing a new contract with nVidia.

don't know if the author realised that.
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I think the tablet looks interesting, more so then the iPad to me at least. And I'm now on my third HTC phone, they are brilliant, they've always worked great for me.

They've become my go to brand not because of reviews, but because of hands on enjoyment.
     
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I think the tablet looks interesting, more so then the iPad to me at least. And I'm now on my third HTC phone, they are brilliant, they've always worked great for me.

They've become my go to brand not because of reviews, but because of hands on enjoyment.
Have you noticed that HTC didn't showed with anything worth to be mentioned ? Few months ago they made some buzz about their phones using WP7 and probably they are now hiding so we can forget their failures.
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