Daily Archives: July 1, 2014

Teclast Releases Sketchy Android 4.4 KitKat For X98 3G

Via a Weibo communique:

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Lei Jun’s Tablet Manifesto

Earlier today: Lei Jun’s MiPad Challenge.

In Comments, DPyro gave me a link to an OCR of the graphic-embedded text. It turns out it was incomplete. Fortunately, 1Pad did the entire text [Google Translate]. That’s the version I’ve used as the basis to turn Google Translate into sensible English.

I’ve attempted to preserve his meaning while avoiding the mechanistic language of Google Translate. There’s a few places open to better interpretations — man, can Google Translate mangle things! — but I did my best and hope that I’ve brought across the spirit of his statement. I need to note that this shouldn’t be considered my writing. It’s based on the constraints of Google Translate.

For anyone interested in Xiaomi, you can’t get a better glimpse of it than this.

All of the text past this sentence is from Xiaomi.

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Chuwi V99i Claimed AnTuTu Score

Chuwi sent out press material picked up by IMP3Net [Google Translate] and ZOL [Google Translate] claiming this AnTuTu score for a Z3735D CPU:

ChuwiV99iAnTuTuPR

Previously here:

Chuwi V99i Listed At Tmall
Chuwi V99i Specs Released
Chuwi Announces V99i iPad Air Clone

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Onda Announcement Is Covered By Copy And Paste “Journalism”

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OK, now I’m just disgusted.

After waiting until the next day to get Chinese tech site coverage of the Onda press conference yesterday, what appeared under the guise of “reporting” is nothing more than copy and paste “journalism.”

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Another Peek Behind The China Tablet Curtain

Onda sent out this Weibo communique today:

OndaRecruitmentWeibo

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Chuwi V99i Listed At Tmall

At Tmall [Google Translate]:

ChuwiV99iTmall2

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Lei Jun’s MiPad Challenge

Lei Jun, one of the founders and the most public face of Xiaomi, sent out this Weibo communique today:

LeiJunMiPadGauntletWeibo

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Onda V975w Tmall Price Increase

Same-day update: Apparently there is another Tmall listing where the price is still 1,099 yuan! So which is the correct listing and price? I have no idea. Dealing with China from a distance is frustrating. Thanks to Miguel in Comments for this other link. [Next-day update: That link now shows 1599. See also More About Onda V975w Price At Tmall]

Thanks to reznap in Comments for the tip.

The Onda V975w price has gone up by 300 yuan at Tmall.

Yesterday:

OndaV975wTmall

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50,000 Xiaomi MiPad Sold In Less Than Four Minutes

Via a Weibo communique:

XiaomiMiPadSoldOutWeibo

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