Daily Archives: May 14, 2014

iFive Mini 3GS Gets A Review

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IMP3Net does the review [Google Translate].

The iFive Mini 3GS has a 7.9-inch Retina-class screen with an octa-core MediaTek 6592 CPU running at 1.6GHz, quad-core Mali-450MP4 GPU, 2GBs of RAM, 16GBs of storage, and a 2MP front and 5MP back camera. 3G — for most of the world but likely not the U.S. — is via micro-SIM card (not included).

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Fargo: Episode Five

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And we’ve reached the halfway point of it.

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The Blacklist Season Finale Photo

Because apparently many people missed it the first time.

The top is Berlin’s pocketwatch. The bottom is Red’s Polaroid.

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It’s the same girl. Berlin’s daughter and Blacklist number 79. Are we all on the same page now?

Good.

Previously here:

The Blacklist: First Season Finale

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Xiaomi: A Company Obscured By Language

Reuters has an interview with the founder of Xiaomi, Lei Jun.

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Here are some choice excerpts:

  • We’re actually an Internet company.
  • The Internet represents an advanced way of thinking. Companies that are armed with this have an incredible competitive edge. Today we’re already China’s third-largest e-commerce company and we’ve already built a massive, massive mobile Internet platform and we have a lot of apps.
  • People just don’t get it. The mobile phone itself is only the carrier. If people don’t understand this, they can’t understand what kind of company Xiaomi is.
  • Xiaomi and Apple are two completely different things. If you understand Xiaomi, I’m sure one day you will understand that Apple and Xiaomi are completely different companies. I think that the core problem is that people don’t understand Xiaomi. The main difference is that it is the Internet that made Xiaomi.
  • Xiaomi selling mobile phones is like Amazon selling Kindles. So you can understand why we sell them for so cheap.

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Xiaomi Tablet Tomorrow?

All rumors insist Xiaomi will release its long-delayed, much-rumored tablet tomorrow in China.

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The rumors have reached a level that even Reuters picked up on it several days ago: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to release first tablet: sources.

Today, ZOL has run a lengthy piece that places all bets on it being the Nvidia Mocha tablet that briefly appeared in a benchmark test [Google Translate]. This is where I must point out I was the first one to make the connection between that and Xiaomi. Now everyone else has jumped on it.

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