Daily Archives: October 1, 2014
Sina Tech News sums up my reaction in its Weibo communiqué emoticon:
Ill. Or better English: Sickening.
The guy from Xiaomi A Xiaomi fan who is often forthright — sometimes controversial — raises an interesting and serious question via Weibo communiqué:
You read it here first. Expect this issue to blow up next year with the Apple Watch.
I wasn’t going to blog this because the Weibos were confusing. But Gamersky made it into an article.
The current practice in phone manufacturing is to glue the CPU — and some other components — to the circuit board. This prevents them from coming loose due to a fall, or bending, or thermal expansion/contraction.
Apple does it with the iPhone. Huawei does it.
Xiaomi — at least with its new Mi 4 phone — does not. And they’re not alone.
But now accusations of Xiaomi being a low-class manufacturer have been flung around.
Weibo is having problems, so I can’t check it.
Some other sites are having problems too.
I doubt there’s any news out of China today due to the big holiday, but check back hours from now.