Daily Archives: January 6, 2014

Acer Iconia A1-830 Is An iPad Mini Clone


I was so focused on the original heavy and bulky A1-810, I couldn’t imagine anything else.

Those of you who were interested in the Teclast P89 Mini, the new A1-830 is very similar.

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Bookish Dumped By Its Founding Partners

Zola Books Acquires Bookish.com

The site that was supposed to save the asses of the Big 6 (now 5) of publishing against that meanie Jeff Bezos and his ferocious beast Amazon, was dumped in what looks like a fire sale price to a non-publisher.

I never got around to checking out this site in depth. That is, beyond its WTF TOS.

Now I am pleased that I will never have to look at it ever again.

Amazon wins again.


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HP Slate 21 Pro Announced

Same-day update with video


The HP Slate 21 Pro is basically the Slate 21 with the RAM and storage done better:

  • Nvidia Tegra 4 Quad-Core T40S Processor 6 (1.66 GHz – Dual-Core/Single-Core mode up to 1.8 GHz)
  • 2GB DDR3–800 MHz SDRAM
  • Flash storage: 16 GB eMMC

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