Daily Archives: October 7, 2013

Gems Of Genius 2


Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed sentences, remarks and apophthegms of the greatest geniuses of ancient and modern times. To which are added, Thoughts, from the diary of a young man, edited by Andrew Steinmetz.

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LG G Pad 8.3 Gets Closer To Sale


South Korean media check out the G Pad 8.3 at its local launch.

Google English: LG Electronics, strategy tablet ‘LG G Pad 8.3’ released in Korea

The next country to get it is the U.S.. Then Europe, with thirty countries to have it by year’s end.

No word on U.S. price yet.

Previously here:

LG G Pad 8.3: US$299?
The New LG Tablet Looks Good


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Chinese iPad Mini Clone Notes: Final Edition

China’s National Day holiday continues to keep things quiet at the tech sites I check daily.

In the forums, the Onda V819 Mini continues to get lots of astroturf action [Google English]. It’s like AnTuTu 4.0 and AnTuTu X were never released:


That’s clearly fraudulent. AnTuTu X puts it in the 12,000 range.

What’s interesting about all of the Onda V819 Mini astroturf posts is that there hasn’t been anything similar for the Atom-based Teclast P89 Mini, which has been available for just as long.

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