Daily Archives: May 24, 2015

R.I.P. Actress Anne Meara

Actor and comedian Anne Meara, mother of Ben Stiller, dies at 85

All of the headlines I’ve seen include “mother of Ben Stiller,” which irks me. She had her own career and earned fame well before anyone knew of her son, Ben.

I loved her, both as a member of Stiller and Meara, and on her own in a variety of movie and TV roles.

Rest in peace.


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Eight-Inch “1/16” Windows Tablet For US$50


American Memorial Day holiday sale special price.

DigiLand – 8″ – Intel Atom – 16GB – Black

A “1/16” tablet had 1GB of RAM and 16GBs of internal storage. Stick with Metro/Modern apps, avoid Desktop app multitasking and games with complex graphics, and it’s usable.

Previously here:

Chippy Does A Video Of His “1/16″ Windows Tablet
Chippy And The Cheap Windows Tablet

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R.I.P. Mathematician John Nash, Jr.

Famed ‘A Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash, wife killed in taxi crash, police say

John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life story was the subject of the film “A Beautiful Mind,” and his wife of nearly 60 years died Saturday in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said.

Nash was 86. Alicia Nash was 82. The couple lived in Princeton.

Rest in peace.

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Unofficial Android 5.x For iFive Air & Mini 4

Thanks to TimoBeil in Comments for pointing it out.

Waaaay back in March, a post on the 5Fans forum said Android 5.0.2 was in progress for the iFive Air [Google Translate]. Since then, nothing more has been posted about it either in the forum or on Weibo.

Today, TimoBeil posted a link to an OMA/CrewRKTablets build of AOSP 5.1.1 for the iFive Air and iFive Mini 4: RK3288: Lollipop has landed on rk32board

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