Daily Archives: January 19, 2015
According to a former Microsoft employee, the biggest priority for Microsoft this time around is to “stop the leakage” and prevent Android and iOS users from completely abandoning Microsoft’s operating system. Apparently, this has led Microsoft to discuss whether or not Android apps should be allowed to run on Windows Phones.
Annnnd … December 4:
Which I covered in When Translation Goes Wrong
I wonder what Hendrickson, who has experienced Android + Windows on at least two tablets, thinks of this move?
And since Windows 10 is a unified system, what’s to prevent the same Android + Windows scheme on Windows tablets, as with China?
Surface + Android? Eight-inch dual-boot tablets arriving in brick & mortar stores?
Over at the OKQI vendor Teclast itself points to at their English-language site.
Teclast X10HD 3G Gets Third Review
Teclast X10HD 3G Gets First Review
Teclast X10HD 3G: Fewer Than Five Hundred Sold
Teclast X10HD 3G Sales Began Today
Teclast X10HD 3G Pre-Sale Notice
Teclast X10HD 3G: Dual-Boot, Big Screen, 64GBs Storage
Is anyone still interested in buying this, post-Nexus 9? If so, it’s here.
That’s also a premium price. The 1,699 domestic price is about US$273.
I haven’t been checking the site regularly, so I don’t know when it appeared.
It’s Onda’s turn for the Microsoft and tag-along press junket.
There’s a detailed article here [Google Translate].
Interestingly, they show Microsoft their dual-boot Android/Windows 8.1 tablets. Not that they could have kept them secret, but still. Does this mean Microsoft actually approves?
Onda puts on a good show — but are they really “world-class” as the article claims?
And Amazon’s not exactly starting small; it plans to produce up to 12 movies each year as part of the new initiative, and those efforts will kick off in earnest later this year.
Bezos must be drunk.
It was a disaster that basically ended his career.
According to ZOL [Google Translate], the second batch of Nokia N1 sold out in seven minutes and forty-seven seconds.
The second batch was thirty-two thousand units.
Although they took longer to sell than the first batch, there were more of them to buy.
The next batch goes on sale January 22 in China.