Daily Archives: October 17, 2014

Intel CPU Cheatsheet

In an article about CPUs, ZOL published this cheatsheet to quickly figure out which Intel CPU is what [Google Translate]:


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Surface Mini Coming?

One of the official Intel accounts sent out this Weibo communiqué:


I don’t know if this is actual news or the Internet rumor echo chamber at work. A search turned up this post — which points to a Twitter account that’s been deleted. And a Twitter search for “TKTechNews” reveals a scandal.

So my guess is that it’s likely not true. However, I run this Intel Weibo as an example of how widely and quickly rumors can spread.

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Meizu Upcoming Announcement, New Store



October 21, Meizu will announce something in conjunction with Alibaba. Unfortunate use of English there, however. I believe they meant more along the lines of “Think Together,” since this could be some sort of cooperation between the two companies.

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Xiaomi Welcomes The Nexus 9

Xiaomi went against the prevailing trend in Android tablets and bet on a 4:3 aspect ratio over the majority of 16:9 and 16:10 tablets sold in the global market.

With the release of the Nexus 9 with a 4:3 aspect ratio, Google has validated Xiaomi’s bet.

A variety of Xiaomi accounts have reacted.

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27-Inch 5K iMac? How About 40-Inch 4K MiTV Monitor?



Yes, the 4K MiTV can be used as a monitor!

What? You’re not impressed by a few people using it?

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Xiaomi MiBand: Official And Unofficial Colors

Xioami announces two new colors for the MiBand via Weibo communiqué:


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Xiaomi MiPad Versus Nexus 9 And iPad Mini 3

Via Weibo, Xiaomi has sent out two comparison charts, pitting its MiPad against the new Nexus 9 and iPad Mini 3.

See them after the break.

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iFive MX2 Windows 8.1 Tablet Unboxed

Over at the 5Fans forum [Google Translate].


A tablet with an 8.9-inch screen (not 8, as previously stated). In a first for Five Technology, the AC charger is not included in the tablet box. It’s packaged separately.

There’s an MX2 forum at the 5Fans forum [Google Translate].

Previously here:

Five Technology Announces iFive MX2 Windows Tablet
iFive MX2 Windows Tablet
Five Technology Teases iFive Air Tablet
Five Technology Teases New Windows Tablet (Updated)

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