Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

Xiaomi MiPad Demonstrated In Videos

From Engadget via Youku via a Russian via YouTube comes a video giving a light fondle of the Xiaomi MiPad.

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I’m impressed at how the photos in Gallery appeared nearly all at once.

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Video: Windows 8 On Onda V819i And V975i

See them after the break.

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Xiaomi MiPad: First AnTuTu Score

Same-day update: Skip down to the update!

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This was sourced from GizmoChina. It has a VR-Zone watermark but a search of their site comes up empty. I went several pages into their tablet forum and also couldn’t find it (forum search is stupidly restricted to those who are registered).

After the break, an enlargement.

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Retina-Class iFive Mini 3: MIUI Tour

Yesterday I had a bad day that led to me mistakenly announcing Five had released MIUI for the Mini 3GS. That wasn’t so.

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It’s actually for the Retina-class Mini 3, which uses the quad-core Rockchip 3188. The Mini 3GS uses the octa-core MediaTek 6592.

5Fans forum has a tour of MIUI on the Retina-class iFive Mini 3 [Google Translate].

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Meizu’s Bigertech

Meizu is a company that I haven’t paid attention to because they’ve done only smartphones.

Now they’ve set up a subsidiary called Bigertech (yes, one “g”) and have a new Weibo account and new website.

And the new website has a countdown clock with a teaser graphic that seems to indicate a smartwatch, phone, and iPad Mini clone are coming:

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Click = big

Some sites believe the pen and glasses are also significant. I’m not so sure.

Anyway, why “Bigertech”? Apparently it’s a trick in Chinese [Google Translate]:

Biger corresponding millet xiao, upside down and read read homophonic associations are meaningful.

Same-day update: Meizu and Bigertech are on Twitter. Meizu, MeizuTech, Bigertech.

Additional:

Meizu Wikipedia entry

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