Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

iFive Mini 4: First AnTuTu Score

From Five Technology itself, via a Weibo communique:

今天我们给ifive mini4跑了一下安兔兔~超4万,哈哈哈,希望大家能够满意[哈哈][哈哈]

English:

Today we give ifive mini4 ran a little over 40,000 security Bunny ~ ha ha ha, I hope everyone can be satisfied [ha ha] [ha ha]

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Xiaomi MiPad: Fourth Review

Just two days ago, I wrote:

This will probably be my last post about the Xiaomi MiPad unless something remarkably new about it appears. I think enough information has been provided here for everyone to make a buying decision.

And here we are. With remarkable new information from a review at ifanr [Google Translate].

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An “iPad Mini Android 2”?

No.

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Fargo: Episode Ten, Season Finale

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And so a ten-episode novel for television comes to an end.

No spoilers after the break.

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Teclast P90HD: Brief User Report

Thanks to LVL91 in Comments, who pointed me to a user’s unboxing and brief report of the Retina-class 8.9-inch Teclast P90HD powered by the Rockchip 3288 [Google Translate]. [Same-day update: Link fixed.]

This isn’t a tablet I’m interested in but he runs AnTuTu X on it and compares it to a similar Rockchip 3188-based tablet.

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CUBE iWork8, A “1/16″ Tablet, Gets A Second Review

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What intrigues me about it is the price: 799 yuan — which is about US$128.

ZOL has the review [Google Translate].

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Extreme Recovery Of Bricked Teclast X98 3G

Attempting to flash the ROM of his Teclast X98 3G tablet to Windows, something went awry and his tablet was bricked. That’s when he used extreme measures to resuscitate it [Google Translate].

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I have no idea what he did there aside from directly soldering wires to a chip to flash it again. I wouldn’t advise trying this unless you have a degree in Electrical Engineering.

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Onda Re-Announces V819i Windows Upgrade

Via a Weibo communique today:

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Onda Announces Release Event

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Via a Weibo communique:

#昂达2014年度新品发布会#【爆料】求赞啊!小达今天提前给大家爆个猛料:昂达将在本月底召开2014年年度新品发布会,发布会主题为“大时代”,大家猜想一下会有什么新品发布啊?@ONDABBS-昂达论坛 @onda玩家固件小组 @全志科技 @ImaginationTech @ARM中国 @微软Windows

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iFive Mini 3GS Storage Hack

According to owners, the major defect of the iFive Mini 3GS is its inability to fully use microSD card storage. See: iFive Mini 3GS Storage Issue and iFive Mini 3GS Storage Issue Poll Ended.

Five just released firmware update 1.10 and that still hasn’t fixed the issue [Google Translate].

Now users who have rooted the tablet have a chance to correct the deficiency.

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