Monthly Archives: January 2016

Occupied: Episode Three

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R.I.P. Blogsy iPad App

Blogsy is no longer in the App Store We tried to come out with a new version of Blogsy (Blogsy II) which would work with the latest version of iOS. Unfortunately, due to the changes in iOS, Blogsy II would … Continue reading

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IDC: Of Top Five Phone Makers, Three Are Chinese

Apple, Huawei, and Xiaomi Finish 2015 with Above Average Year-Over-Year Growth, as Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Surpass 1.4 Billion for the Year, According to IDC So, goodbye to LG and HTC? And does Sony even have a chance any longer?

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Virtual Reality: The Biggest Thing Ever, Ever, Ever

In 1965, Philip K. Dick’s novel, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, was published. It featured this memorable ingredient: … unwilling colonists have fallen prey to a form of escapism involving the use of an illegal drug (CAN-D) in concert … Continue reading

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Chuwi Hi12: US$299


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Google Cardboard Milestones Touted

(Un)folding a virtual journey with Google Cardboard

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Virtual Reality: Allwinner Funding, Chinese VR Headsets

PadNews [Google Translate]: Today allwinner technology announcement said, intends to pricing to no more than five non-public offering investors 23 million, raising total funds not more than 1.16 billion yuan, of which 460 million yuan investment vehicle networking intelligent terminal … Continue reading

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Chuwi Sells Through Amazon U.S.

Twitter: Amazon listing. Will the new Hi12 tablet wind up there too? Previously here: Big Move: Chuwi To Live-Tweet Hi12 Tablet Debut Chuwi Hi12 Tablet Gets More Hype, New Pictures Chuwi Hi12 Tablet Is Possibly Interesting

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Apple: Falling iPad Sales, Virtual Reality

This is Tim: Apple’s CEO on Q1 2016 Turning to iPad, we sold 16.1 million, compared to 21.4 million in the year-ago quarter. Ouch. That’s a hell of a drop. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray: I know you can’t talk about … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Abe Vigoda

Abe Vigoda, Sunken-Eyed Character Actor, Dead at 94 Character Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series “Barney Miller” and the doomed Mafia soldier in “The Godfather,” … Continue reading

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