[NTLK] HTC Flyer review from Engadget

Matthias Melcher mm at matthiasm.com
Tue May 17 18:36:36 EDT 2011

On 17.05.2011, at 14:53, Lord Groundhog wrote:

> ~~~ On 2011/05/16 22:22, Matthias Melcher at mm at matthiasm.com wrote ~~~
>> On 16.05.2011, at 21:15, Steven Frank wrote:
>>> http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/16/htc-flyer-review/
>>> Scroll down to the (woefully short) Magic Pen section for the most
>>> Newton-relevant bits.
>>>> From the sounds of things, a Newton replacement it is not.  Shame.
>>> Steven
>> I think that all the interfaces could be built to get the pen working "right".
>> The shame is though, that it is not a phone! Sigh.
> If I'd never seen or used a Newton, I'd be attracted by this.  This looked
> to me so nearly like it could be a good device and I noticed a number of
> really cool features.   But as it is, I kept reading this review and
> thinking "If only ..." "if only ..." "if only ...". 

Oh no, I explained it wrong: I am very impartial towards Android. It seems a bit more messy than iOS, but doesn't have the shackles of iOS.

No, I meant that I wanted the HTC Flyer to run Einstein. If it had phone support, it could completely replace my current phone, with the added bonus of running Android aps when needed (thing MessagePad 3000 with a built-in Android emulator ;-) .

 - Matthias

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