Daily Archives: April 30, 2014

Teclast X98 3G: Windows 8.1 In May

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Teclast has announced on its Weibo account:

#台电X98 3G#,将于5月份正式首发升级微软Win8.1体验版固件,全国领先!升级后的X98 3G拥有强大的办公能力。最快64位英特尔Bay Trail-T处理器X超级板强大的硬件,让你玩转Windows和Android两个系统。敬请期待Win8.1固件!

Which Google Translate renders as:

# Taipower X98 3G #, will officially debut in May Microsoft Win8.1 experience upgrade the firmware version, the nation’s leading! X98 3G has a strong ability to work after the upgrade. The fastest 64-bit Intel Bay Trail-T processor board X super powerful hardware, so you Fun Windows and Android both systems. Stay tuned Win8.1 firmware!

1Pad has an item about this [Google Translate].

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Fargo: Episode 3

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This is not a TV series.

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R.I.P. Actor Bob Hoskins

There is just to no way to explain the impact of seeing Bob Hoskins for the first time in Dennis Potter’s Pennies from Heaven TV serial.

It would be hard enough for any actor to pull off miming songs yet he did it with such gusto that it was like watching life come into the world.

I remembered his name and when the movie The Long Good Friday was pimped and having its premiere (on Good Friday!) in New York City, I went to see it just to watch Hoskins. He was again revelatory, with a final shot of him that can’t be compared to anything else in film history.

Even when he had a minor role — such as a manic repairman in Brazil — you could feel the energy within him waiting to be unleashed.

He was amazing and one of a kind. He did great work and will be missed.

After the break, some video.

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Teclast X98 3G Gets A Review

The X98 3G is Teclast’s new flagship tablet. It has a 64-bit Bay Trail-T Intel Z3735D CPU with a peak speed of 1.83GHz and a default speed of 1.33GHz combined with 2GBs of RAM, 16GBs of internal storage, and a 9.7-inch Retina-class screen.

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IMP3Net has a review [Google Translate].

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Chuwi Claims Unbelievable VX3 AnTuTu Score

The Chuwi VX3 is the latest tablet from Chuwi. It features a seven-inch 1920 x 1200 screen, 2GBs of RAM, 16GBs of storage, and an octa-core MediaTek 6592 with a peak speed of 2GHz.

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In an advertorial post, Chuwi claims what is not just unbelievable but likely impossible [Google Translate].

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