Category Archives: Windows

Chuwi Offers Strings-Attached “Free” MiniBook Fast Charger

I really hate it when companies misuse the word “free.” Here is Chuwi doing it: If you’re telling people to do something to get something, it’s not giving them anything for free. It’s asking for a trade. Back when Sony … Continue reading

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Microsoft Centaurus Rumored To Be Large

I missed this report: Microsoft Plans Foldable 9-inch Surface That Runs Android Apps, Packs New Intel Chip: IHS Markit The foldable Surface is expected to have two 9-inch screens with a 4:3 aspect ratio, Jeff Lin, Associate Director, Consumer Electronics … Continue reading

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The Surprising Popularity Of The Chuwi MiniBook

From a single backer just nine days ago to this: Not only did it exceed its stretch goal of adding a fingerprint reader (something I expected it would have all along), but Chuwi has been responsive to the concerns of … Continue reading

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Chuwi MiniBook: No Fingerprint Sensor (Yet?)

Their Indiegogo campaign is over US$200,000: In their latest promotional email, they tout that and also extend the Early Bird discount to those getting the email (you should have signed up yesterday!). The email also had a surprise.

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Chuwi MiniBook Indiegogo Exceeds Goal In Less Than Five Hours

I haven’t been checking this every hour. I didn’t think it would ramp up so quickly. A little over five hours after the prior post, it has exceeded its goal. With a whopping 60 days left in the campaign, it’s … Continue reading

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Chuwi MiniBook Now Live At Indiegogo

Chuwi MiniBook Indiegogo The Early Bird prices I mentioned in a previous post aren’t available at the campaign itself. Only to those who subscribed to their pre-launch emails. It turns out there’s a sort of Gotcha involved with this.

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Chuwi MiniBook Early Bird IGG Price Revealed

Via a promotional email: $499USD – [Premium] Core m3-8100Y Version, 8GB+128GB (200Pcs) $399USD – [Basic] Gemini Lake N4100 Version, 8GB+128GB (100Pcs) Not many set aside for the discount. And the price might increase by 25%? Previously here: Video: First Look … Continue reading

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Video: First Look At Chuwi MiniBook

Chris over at TechTablets was sent a pre-release version of the Chuwi MiniBook. As shown above, the two USB ports can power a portable hard drive. Specs of his unit (final IGG version will differ):

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“But It’s Windows!”

Playing with the 11” iPad Pro. Haven’t done so in a long time. So fast, so fluid. Now I understand! When this has iOS 13 and Desktop browsing for Safari, it’s all over…

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Chuwi’s MiniBook Seen From Yet Another Vendor

As noted earlier, Chuwi’s MiniBook isn’t the originator of the design. GPD was the first to show it as the Falcon. Now Weibu has its own version, shown in the video below. YouTube Description: Weibu enters the mini-laptops arena with … Continue reading

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