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Former Writer · Aug 10, 2012

Jelly Bean for the Epic 4G Touch and Flyer / EVO View 4G

It would be redundant to mention yet again how prolific the spread of Jelly Bean has been over the last month and a half. With devices old and new, low spec'd and high spec'd alike, getting usable ports, it seems like almost any device is capable of running Google's latest and greatest. To add to the already long list of devices, the HTC Flyer and EVO View 4G along with the Samsung Epic 4G Touch now have their own Jelly...

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Former Writer · Apr 10, 2012

Notes Mobile and FlexT9 Ported to HTC View and Flyer

The unofficial ethos of XDA is, always has been, and always will be centered around development and sharing. When devices come out, they are almost never live up to their full potential, and that's quite frankly why websites like XDA exist---to make these devices better and share these improvements with others. In the spirit of sharing, the Lenovo Thinkpad has been sharing some of its apps with other tablets. XDA Senior Member Gumby63 has done a little work and has ported...

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orb3000 · Jan 26, 2012

HTC EVO 4G and EVO View 4G Added to Sprint’s List Of Device End-Of-Life

Not much ago we informed you about Sprint sending updates For HTC EVO 4G and EVO Design 4G which will remove the infamous Carrier IQ; well now it seems that not only Carrier IQ will be removed as the company included HTC EVO 4G and EVO View 4G on the most updated list of devices coming to End-Of-Life. This means that both HTC devices are ending their days on the shelves. EVO 4G is expected to leave this week, and...

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orb3000 · Jan 24, 2012

Android 4.0 ICS For HTC Flyer Coming Soon

Over the past two months, HTC has been rolling out Android 3.2 updates to the various HTC Flyer models available worldwide. The Honeycomb update gives the Flyer a new UI and access to tablet specific apps on the Android Market. But many Android enthusiasts have been ecstatic about the update, also there has been good acceptance from the general public since the update entirely changes the UI and proved to be a good upgrade for those bored with Gingerbread or...

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Will Verduzco · Jan 12, 2012

De-Sensed Honeycomb for the HTC Flyer and EVO View 4G

When the HTC Flyer and EVO View 4G were announced at Mobile World Congress 2011, many were disappointed to discover that not only would the pair of devices feature single-core processors, but that they would also ship with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Despite these issues, the Flyer and EVO View 4G ultimately gained popularity due to their build quality, form factor, top notch aesthetics, and innovative HTC Scribe stylus. Seven long months after launch, and more than a few months past...

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azrienoch · Dec 30, 2011

HTC Kingdom Source Code Released

I made a mistake.  A few days ago I reported that, with a slew of new kernel source codes posted on HTCdev, HTC is now GPL compliant.  That wasn't true.  I found out after saying it again on XDA TV.  On Twitter, @gu1dry said, @azrienoch Just finished the new XDA TV video, issue with the end, @HTC still hasn't released source code for the Evo Design... :/ That was true.  Somehow, I overlooked the HTC Kingdom (HTC EVO Design 4G and HTC Hero...

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Former Writer · Dec 27, 2011

S-Off, Root, Recovery and Honeycomb for HTC Evo View

Livven has already talked about the Honeycomb update and you can find the article right here . However, there has been new developments and we are happy to update you to let you know that the HTC Evo View 4g can now have Honeycomb, root and recovery thanks to XDA Member globatron . If you take a stroll down XDA way and take a gander at this thread you can check out this early release of s-off instructions. As globatron states in...

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liwen · Dec 22, 2011

Honeycomb Rolling Out To HTC EVO View 4G, Don’t Update If You’re Rooted

According to reports in our forums and confirmed by Sprint Support, the EVO View 4G, essentially Sprint's version of the HTC Flyer tablet, is now getting an update to Android 3.2.1 over-the-air. It brings all the Honeycomb goodness you'd expect, but, due to the differences to Gingerbread, will also reset your homescreen to factory-defaults. However, it's strongly advised to hold off on the update if you're rooted, as pointed out by forum member globatron: If you take this upgrade there...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 27, 2011

Security Vulnerability #2 On HTC Devices (PoC #2) – WiMax Leaks

I know that it has been a few weeks already, but we finally have green light to keep on going with our exclusive series of security holes on HTC's latest devices. In case you just tuned in on the whole issue, we will be talking about vulnerabilities found on HTC handsets across the globe, particularly on the EVO family of devices as well as some of the newer ones like the HTC Sensation and Kingdom. XDA Recognized Developer TrevE has been doing...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 26, 2011

Sprint Rolls Out Updates For The EVO Family – HTC, You Can Do Better And I Will Tell You How!

Earlier today, we saw that Sprint decided to hit the EVO family of devices with a much needed update for the security updates depicted in what we like to call PoC#1 (proof of concept #1), which was presented by XDA Recognized Developer TrevE. This security vulnerability basically allowed open access to sensitive device information thanks to a service built into the device of an apk called htclogger. As of the latest patch rolled out by HTC, this issue has finally...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 26, 2011

Now You Can Use Your Flyer To Make Calls… With a BT Headset

Yesterday, we published an article about a major "oops" that was found on both the HTC Flyer and EVO View 4G, which essentially prevents you from using a Bluetooth headset to use it as a microphone. Well, it looks like our developers are not the type to sit and wait until a proper fix is released by the manufacturer, so the matters were once again picked up as projects by our members. In this particular case, XDA member clubtech decided...

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