Monthly Archives: April 2017

R.I.P. Film Director Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73 Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and whose Talking Heads documentary “Stop Making Sense” is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, … Continue reading

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TV: House Of Bond

Bond. Alan Bond.

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#GirlBoss: The Netflix Series

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The China Mirage Continues

‘It’s All Over Now But the Screaming’: Inside the Unraveling of LeEco in America In an October blog post describing the company’s ambitions in America, Jia, who goes by YT, said he’d been eyeing the United States market for years. … Continue reading

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SmartQ Reader Needs An Update

I ran across a rare beast at a Best Buy yesterday: A Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 updated to Android 6.x!

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Photos: Amazon’s Upcoming NYC Bookstore

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MiPad 3 Gets Unboxed In Photos

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Unboxing No surprises. And it still doesn’t interest me. Previously here: ​Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Review: Mi Pad 2 With Enhanced Hardware MiPad 3: Still Disappointing

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MiPad 3 Gets Reviewed, Benchmark Scores

​Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Review: Mi Pad 2 With Enhanced Hardware Here’s AnTuTu, revealing a screamer: But this tablet still doesn’t interest me. Previously here: MiPad 3: Still Disappointing

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R.I.P. Comedian/Actor Don Rickles

Don Rickles, Legendary Insult Comic, Dies at 90 Rest in peace.

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March 2017 “New iPad” Brief Google Books PDF Test

The new iPad of March 2017 is heavier and thicker than the iPad Air 2 it replaced. Physically, it’s a step backward. I didn’t notice anything particularly brighter about the screen, either. I was more interested in how it would … Continue reading

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