Daily Archives: October 18, 2014

Thunderbirds Are Go: Second Word

Thunderbirds to scale:

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And from France comes a second review of the pilot shown at the trade show MIPJunior at Cannes.

Translation after the break.

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Onda Adds An 8.9-Inch Windows Tablet

Weibo communiqué:

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With everyone else announcing 8.9-inch tablets, I guess Onda couldn’t shut up about theirs until the October 21 unveiling.

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Pipo W4 Now On Sale

Pipo announced its availability today on Weibo and points to their forum [Google Translate].

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This is a “1/16” Windows 8.1 tablet with an eight-inch screen at 1280 x 800, priced at 499 yuan — or about US$81. Despite an earlier report that stated it has an Intel Z3735F, it’s an Intel Z3735G (see the Intel cheatsheet).

Previously here:

Pipo W4 Unboxed
Pipo Announces US$81 Windows Tablet

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Teclast X98 3G And Xposed Multiwindowing

I was lightly browsing the Teclast forum — something time doesn’t permit me to do daily or even regularly — and I came across a post about using the Xposed framework on a rooted Teclast X98 3G (use Chrome or drop link into Bing Translator).

Xposed allows many modifications to a rooted Android device.

One of the most intriguing is enabling multiwindowing. I wondered if this would work on any Chinese tablets — and it turns out it can.

As for the X98 3G, the post itself is ambiguous and links to another post that demonstrates its use on a different Teclast tablet (one with a 1920 x 1200 screen). Machine translation implies it might not work on a certain firmware version.

This is what Xposed multiwindowing looks like:

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