China Nudge Nudge Wink Wink Hong Kong

Weibo communiqué:

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FireChat Messaging App Gains Users During Hong Kong Protests

FireChat at the iOS App Store (web ppreview page)
FireChat at the Google Play Store

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Recommended Reading For Donald Trump

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Writer Denise Mina recommended that to me years ago.

Now it’s your turn, Trump.

Previously here:

Epic Troll Makes News
EPIC Trolling

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Epic Troll Makes News

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LMAO!!!!

Previously here:

EPIC Trolling

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The Sickest Inversion Ever

Looking at Productivity as a State of Mind

Workers effectively hired capitalists to make them work harder. They lacked the self-control to achieve higher earnings on their own.

That’s just nuts.

Productivity is labor.

Labor is a curse.

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EPIC Trolling

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Usually I don’t go for trolling. But this one is just soooo funny.

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Chikungunya Virus Rages On

New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

In El Salvador, health officials report nearly 30,000 suspected cases, up from 2,300 at the beginning of August, and hospitals are filled with people with the telltale signs of the illness, including joint pain so severe it can be hard to walk.

“The pain is unbelievable,” said Catalino Castillo, a 39-year-old seeking treatment at a San Salvador hospital. “It’s been 10 days and it won’t let up.”

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More Teclast X98 Air 3G Updates

This got by me the other day; the Weibo communiqué:

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CUBE Talk9X Custom ROM

Cube Talk 9X custom ROM provides root, more app memory and bug fixes

This is not something I’d normally post about because I have no interest in the tablet, but there are fans of it here, so…

Previously here:

Credibility-Stretching Review Of CUBE Talk9X
CUBE Talk9X Gets A Long Write-Up
CUBE Talk9X: iambillbil Evaluation
CUBE Talk9X: The Fraud Revealed In China
CUBE Talk9X: The Big Fraud
CUBE Talk9x: First User Report
CUBE Claims 41,000-Range AnTuTu

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iLevon Cruelly Teases Everyone

It’s an open secret that Xiaomi is working on a phone with a MediaTek 6595 CPU to blunt the introduction of the similarly-CPUed Meizu MX4 (which, if Meizu’s claim is true, has gotten at least 7.7 million pre-orders).

iLevon — who works on the Xiaomi MIUI team — sent out a Weibo communiqué that is cruel in its possible specs and prices:

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4G and those specs at US$245 tops?! This is a very, very cruel joke.

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Teclast X98 Air 3G: Windows Firmware Beta Release

As promised earlier, Teclast has released Windows 8.1 for the X98 Air 3G.

Weibo communiqué:

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