Daily Archives: November 6, 2014

Google Books PDF Test: iPad Air 2, Guest Test

Thanks to Bram Ueffing, who posted two screen recording tests to YouTube.

See them after the break.

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HowTo: Nexus 9 Root

Tim Schofield has posted a second video, this time demonstrating how to gain root access to the Nexus 9.

Some pertinent screensnaps:

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Surprise! Xiaomi To Get Into CPUs After All

On October 31, PadNews (among other sites) ran a story about Xiaomi getting involved with CPUs [Google Translate]. Xiaomi denied the story.

Now it’s November 6 and BAM!

Weibo:

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Xiaomi Phone “Accident” Investigation

Weibo:

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“Shake” Photo Is The New Thing

Weibo:

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CUBE iWork 7 Disassembled

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See the forum post at ZOL [Google Translate].

Previously here:

CUBE iWork 7 Announced: US$65!

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Announced: Pipo W2F Eight-Inch Windows 8.1 Tablet

Weibo:

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Intel Z3735F, 2GBs RAM, 32GBs internal storage, eight-inch IPS screen at the usual 1280 x 800, 2MP front and 5MP back cameras, Bluetooth, WiFi, HDMI-out, 4,500mAh battery.

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More photos at the Pipo forum [Google Translate].

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Best Buy’s Love Of Craptabs Will Kill It

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I don’t know what the price is. I found it on a bottom shelf, just like that. No demo model.

Somewhere on YouTube is a review of it that says it has miserable battery life. Avoid.

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Google Books PDF Test: Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet

Frustrated in my quest to find a Nexus 9 in any store to test, I did a What The Hell test on the Fire HDX 8.9 tablet.

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Nano Fondle: Kindle Voyage

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