HTC Flyer Will Get Android Honeycomb, When Google Makes it Available

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  1. dgstorm

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    A Tweet from an HTC developer indicates that their new HTC Flyer tablet will indeed be getting Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS. They specific mention that they will get it only when it's made available to them. It's strange that they didn't try harder to get it from Google sooner. Still, for anyone interested in the Flyer, this should be welcome news.

    Source: AndroidTablets.net via PhoneArena

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    This kind of sounds fishy that HC isn't available to HTC. I know google said they are clamping down on the OS releases to help with the overall quality of their OS on devices, but from this, it kind of sounds like maybe Google is holding it and maybe giving other companies it first. Kind of like how XBOX pays game companies to get add on packs before the PSN. I mean, its HTC, not some clone company in China.
     
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    It sounds extremely fishy to me, and further supports my idea that Google is treading on some extremely thin ice with how they're holding back the Honeycomb.
     
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    HTC probably hasn't gotten HC because they want to skin it with Sense. Google seems to want HC to be a stock experience. The only companies that are allowed the HC source code are probably ones that keep HC stock. Obviously HTC loves their Sense skin.
     
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    Well, Samsung's new Galaxy Tabs with HC will be running the custom UI (TouchWiz whatever)
     
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