Daily Archives: June 22, 2015

Xiaomi’s Lin Bin Questions Large Phones



Machine translation makes it difficult to tell if he was joking or serious.

But this raises an issue I’ve wanted to discuss: Phone sizes.

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Samsung Galaxy Phone A8

Samsung Galaxy A8 makes its way through the FCC

As we exclusively detailed last month, the Galaxy A8 should feature a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear and front cameras, 16GB of internal storage, and a 3,050 mAh battery. The phone will also have a touch fingerprint sensor, run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and have an extremely thin 5.9 mm metallic frame.


The too-large rounded corners don’t please my eyes, but otherwise this is the phone I want.

Unless Samsung gets stupid and prices it too high.

Previously here:

No China Tablet News. Miscellany.

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True Detective, Series Two


“Big day. All the marbles.”

Oh hell yeah.

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True Detective
America 2014

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