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Ramos tablets Ramos Announces Three Tablets
Meizu tablet Meizu: New Phone, No Tablet
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Video: Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Lenovo No post; nothing of interest to me
IFA trade show (various) Zzzzz … nada.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus: A Screen That’s Not Magical, Apple Watch: I Don’t Care
T-Mobile Uncarrier 7.0 T-Mobile Is Badass
ZTE ZTE Announces US$250 5.7-Inch Phone
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Ever since Smartisan announced its T1 phone, a controversy has exploded.
I haven’t been reading about any of it but I can’t help but catch glimpses of the ongoing war as I hop from one Chinese tech site to another.
This has gotten very ugly, with war even breaking out on Weibo. One guy, yesterday, ended his anti-Smartisan CEO Weibo with, “I despise you!” That’s how bad it’s become.
Google Translate renders this into gibberish, but I’m still plopping it in here because I might need to return to it at a future date [Google Translate].
According to a Weibo communiqué, the book about Xiaomi (which is not, in fact, written by Lei Jun — he did just the preface) has 180,000 copies in print.
In a Weibo communiqué, Onda announces a beta test for version 2.0 firmware for the V989:
In a Weibo communiqué, AnTuTu Labs announces the release of version 5:
In a Weibo communiqué, Onda announces an app for their forum:
Thanks to zs in Comments for pointing to a post that forensically analyzes the Onda V989 and reveals how it gets its incredible — and fraudulent — AnTuTu score [Google Translate].
So after the root, began to run antutu future use
setprop sys.quickmode 0
Forced to make it valid, a miracle happened
antutu 4.5.2 scores dropped from 55,000 to 33,000, almost halved the time to run sub-
Onda — or likely platform supplier Allwinner — modified one of the Android system files!