Cube Thinker i35 Core M3 & Core i5 Versions Official

Yesterday’s Cube event officially unveiled the Cube Thinker, which we know to be the Cube i35. Seems there will be two version of the notebook. The Core M3 version with a Kaby Lake Core M3-7Y30 and a new Core i5 / Nvidia 940MX version. These and two other models I have very few details on the Cube iwork5X an Apollo Lake N3450 laptop with 180-degree hinge and the Cube iwork3X another Apollo L...[Read More]

Jumper EZBook 3 Pro – 13.3″ Metal 6GB Celeron N3450 Notebook

Update: According to Jumper the first batch will come with no SSD expansion M.2 slot and the second batch with M.2 SSD slot is due on the 20th. In China it’s known as the EZbook Pro, but will sell outside of China as the EZBook 3 Pro. There will be a silver version of the EZBook Pro for those that hate the gold color.  It’s now listed on Gearbest for $302 as a preorder and they also st...[Read More]

Teclast X3 Plus Apollo Lake 2-in-1 Coming This Month

It’s been a while since we had a new release from Teclast, the last one I reviewed was the X5 Pro, now the X3 Plus is on the way. An 11.6-inch tablet with 6GB’s of RAM (2 x 3GB RAM chips in dual channel), powered by a Celeron N3450 (Apollo Lake) CPU and it runs Windows 10 Home. It will be Teclast’s first Apollo Lake powered tablet. It’s another 2-in-1 with optional keyboard...[Read More]

iFive Mini 4S Firmware 1.05 Released

Update: I’ve flashed 1.05 on my own unit, lost everything so remember to backup data! So far nothing new, audio jack buzz is the same. If anything the ROM feels a little more fluid? The FNF iFive Mini 4S has another ROM update, version 1.05 is 502Mb in size doesn’t seem to have a changelog anywhere I can find. So I assume it’s a bug fix release, I haven’t flashed it yet as ...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi 5C Unboxing, Hands-On First Impressions

The 3rd Xiaomi Mi 5 model is the Mi 5C, slim & light with a full unibody with glass accents on the rear, it has the same 1080p 5.15-inch screen as the Mi 5. But this ones different, it’s powered by Xiaomi’s own in-house chipset the pinecone Surge S1, the first to be released. It’s a mid-range SoC with 8 cores (Cortex A53) 4 run at 2.2Ghz, the other cluster at 1.4Ghz built on ...[Read More]

JDTab J01 First Impressions (Flyme 7.9″ Android Tablet)

This ones new from JD.com and is meant to be an exclusive for them, but Banggood.com luckily are reselling it so we can get hold of it outside of China. It’s a joint venture tablet from JD.com, Foxconn, Meizu, LeEco and Harman Kardon. Huge Chinese online retailer JD are backing this as their own tablet, with Foxconn handling parts and assembly, Meizu the OS (Flyme) and LeEco software. Lastly...[Read More]

Big Gearbest 3rd Anniversary Sale – iFive Mini 4S $99, Mix Plus $304 & More

It’s the 3rd Anniversary for Chinese retailer GearBest.com and they have a huge amount of items on sale with their birthday sales promo, coupons, and flash sales. Deals that are worth a look are the tablet sales section & Intel 2-in-1 offers, various coupons sponsored by Intel that further lower the price. Here are three great deals I’ve spotted (so far) and also tech I’ve re...[Read More]

iFive Mini 4G 7.85-inch Helio X20 Deca-core 4G Android Tablet

Another interesting release coming from FNF iFive, this time a 4G capable tablet with a MediaTek MTK6797 chipset aka Helio X20 a ten core SoC. It’s got 4GB of RAM, 32GB storage, 2048 x 1536 7.85″ screen and runs Android 6.0. Other specs included MicroSD slot, Wireless AC, 6-Axis gyro, 8MP rear and 5MP front camera (2GB RAM version) and 8MP and 13MP cameras on the 4GB RAM versions. Fing...[Read More]

iFive Mini 4S Review / RePad 8 Review Online

The iFive Mini 4S / RePad 8 review is now online, also rebadged in the USA as the RePad 8 which is essentially the exact same tablet, just with a different logo or the rear panel and bottom speaker grill is slightly different. For $125 (The lowest I’ve seen it going) you get quite a lot, fully laminated 7,9-inch IPS panel with sharp 2048 x 1536 resolution in a full metal 6.9mm thin body. As ...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Giveaway & New Hi13 Promo Video

Chuwi’s Emily has just posted in the forums they have an up and coming giveaway for the Hi13. They will be giving away 3 units of the new Hi13 model. Looks like it’s easy enough to enter. You just have to leave a comment on the giveaway page, follow them on social media and you’re in the draw. It’s an international Chuwi Hi13 giveaway so open to everyone. I’ve got one...[Read More]

FNF iFive Pro2 – 9.7″ First Impressions & Unboxing Video

Second FNF iFive tablet for me, just like the iFive Mini 4S the build quality is great (The tablet) very well finished, nice textured leather-like rear. It’s got four speakers, they sound a little better than the smaller 7.9″ version, a little louder but still distort a lot when pushed to 100% volume. The screen is premium, typical IGZO 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 screen, very nice. 264 PPI...[Read More]

FNF iFive Mini 4S Unboxing & First Impressions

A commenter in the channel said why aren’t I reviewing tablets. Well, the answer is simple, most are now 2-in-1’s and then there has been a rather dry spell in stand alone tablet’s mainly 4:3 ratio ones. They just aren’t so popular anymore and manufacturers are moving away from them, expect a couple. But not to worry there are still a few coming here on the site in 2017. Th...[Read More]

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