Daily Archives: September 24, 2013

1911: Surface Japan

A gorgeous book available free (download the PDF) at Google Books.

Update: For those outside of the U.S., I’ve uploaded it to my Google Docs for downloading.


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Confirmed: Chuwi V88HD Screen Is Not IPS

Calling a tablet HD while downgrading the screen is an act of chutzpah that’s breathtaking. Unless “HD” secretly means “Hinky Display.”

In a forum post that looks like it might be from an actual buyer [Google English], the screen of the Chuwi V88HD is shown from several angles and this admission is given:

V88HD price biggest reason is that this screen is not ips

To hit the 599-local selling price, Chuwi got rid of HDMI-out, downgraded the screen, and jettisoned the AC adapter by switching to USB charging.

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Allwinner A31s AnTuTu Score Inflation

In a review of the Onda V975 9.7-inch Retina-class screen tablet [Google English], IMP3Net drily notes:

An Tutu latest 4.0 version changes a lot of test items, so the score with the old version does not have a comparative value, the machine twenty thousand multisection not low, but it does not reflect the actual control experience.

Better translation:

AnTuTu 4.0 changes a lot of testing, so this new score can’t be compared to the old one. Although this tablet scores in the 20,000-range, that does not reflect the real-world user experience.

This is the first acknowledgement of the A31s score inflation versus real-world performance in a review.

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