At left, 1989. At right, 2014.
No company, no person, could have leaped from 1989 to 2014. It would have been impossible. So many different things had to be created, developed, and refined before we could have 2014.
And even then — All of the technology that enabled Apple to create the MacBook Air in 2008 was available to every other company.
Yet only Apple did it.
Le premier Mac portable de l’histoire [Google Translate]
Surprisingly, the on-its-deathbed Best Buy had the Acer Iconia A1-830 in:
That’s just how J&R began to die. Carrying low-end, bottom-feeding, piece-of-shit tablets that no one in their right mind would drop money on.
Oh, that white tablet in the first photo? It’s from HP! But does Best Buy carry the high-end Slate 8 Pro? Hell no! I bet HP wouldn’t give them that expensive inventory on credit!
This is a company gone within the next three years.
Photos taken Wednesday, June 18, 2014; reduced from original, click to enlarge.
Well, Pipo has gone and unexpectedly changed the entire eight-inch Windows tablet market!
Via a Weibo communique:
Clearer instructions for doing the Windows upgrade on the Teclast X98 3G are now available from cngadget: Windows 8.1 firmware for Teclast X98 3G (instructions) English
Teclast X98 3G Windows Files
Oh please FFSWTFRUFFR?
US$499 for a damn clock.
Inside the Twelve24 ClockONE
Important same-day update at end of post.
Onda has done a total about-face and will now offer the Windows upgrade for the V975i tablet too.
But they will also give users the option of swapping out their tablet if the upgrade process is seen as too onerous.
From two Weibo communiques issued today.