Monthly Archives: February 2017

Xiaomi: Done With That Whole iPad Mini Clone Thing

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Could Be Announced Soon Previous leaks have revealed that the Mi Pad 3 will feature a 9.7-inch display with a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, a 6.08mm thin body, an Intel Core M3-7Y90 processor, … Continue reading

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium: No Daydream VR?

ArsTechnica delivers some troubling news: In the excitement, it slipped my mind that it’s not an AMOLED screen. That’s a Daydream certification requirement. But who says it still couldn’t be used?  I would still buy it for VR! And if … Continue reading

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Has An Odd AnTuTu Score

Click any image to enlarge. Twitter:

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Video: iFive Mini 4s Unboxed

TechTablets has gotten their hands on it: FNF iFive Mini 4S Unboxing & First Impressions Spoiler up front:

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The Ultimate VR Phone: Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium official global site The first Snapdragon 835 phone (before Samsung) with a 4K screen (Samsung is stopping at 2K). The rumor is it’ll be US$800. Which will probably seem just fine when people see a new … Continue reading

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RePad 8 Is iFive Mini 4s?

I came across this at Amazon today: Click = big It certainly sounds a lot like the iFive Mini 4s under a different brand.

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More About The iFive Mini 4s

At least two people own it at XDA Developers: FNF Ifive Mini 4S root? I think the only hope for any root is if OMA gets involved. A vendor I won’t link to has it for US$129:

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Second Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

Reminder: Bands or stripes that appear in photos are the screen refresh interval interfering with the camera sensor. The screen is absolutely clear, sharp, and doesn’t strobe in person. Click any image to enlarge. Because I absolutely had to know … Continue reading

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New iFive Mini 4s Video

FNF Ifive Mini 4S Tablet PC I still haven’t come across any reviews or buyer reports anywhere. I’ve even been checking in China again. Previously here: iFive Mini 4s: Nothing Really New

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Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

After reading several reviews of the two new Chromebooks from Samsung — the Plus and the Pro — I wanted to get my hands on the Plus ASAP. A tech sojourn this past weekend found me in luck: Click any … Continue reading

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