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The Stylus For The Teclast F6 Pro Convertible Laptop

Finally, the Teclast F6 Stylus (T6 Active Stylus) can now be bought individually and we learn some details about it. It’s got two buttons, 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity and is powered by a AAAA battery. So very similar to other stylus’s I’ve used the screen digitizer I know is using a Goodix controller for touch which means the tech would be the same I think. So an active p...[Read More]

Daily Deals: EZBook 3 Pro Sells For $219 (Again)

Thanks Gaz for the heads up, the Jumper EZBook Pro 3 is selling for $219 again with the following discount codes: XMAS285 & BOOKPRO,  (working again) Not that in the Jumper EZBook 3 Pro forum almost all of the newest batch has the power limit options in the bios disabled. But a higher 7W TDP is set at least. But you can still use the software TDP override to boost performance if you want to ru...[Read More]

Intel’s New Gemini Lake Based Chips Naming Now Official

Intel has officially announced the new Apollo Lake successor the Gemini Lake, this new Pentium Silver and Celeron branded SoC’s are what will be powering next years new tech. More than likely we will see the new Celeron N4100 powering almost everything. As this is the direct Celeron N3450 replacement and the Pentium Silver N5000 will replace the N4200 which we rarely saw due to N3450 being t...[Read More]

Chuwi Lapbook Air Drivers, Bios And Windows 10 Image Added

The downloads section for the Laptop Air is also online now as I wrap up my coverage of this model.  These drivers are the original that I dumped using doubledriver. You can find them and the bios update and Windows 10 image here in the Chuwi Lapbook downloads section.

iFive Mini 4S Gets Another New Firmware 1.08W To Fix WiFi

The lastest ROM build is out for the iFive Mini 4S, one of my favorite iPad Mini 4 style tablets and the Lenovo P8 with GPS and a compass. This update to the firmware, version 1.08 W fixes some Wifi issues introduced in the last update affecting some people. The ROM image is below and the update tool. Just remember, this update will wipe the whole tablet. I forgot about this and just lost all my d...[Read More]

Caution: Chuwi Lapbook 14.1 Downgraded. No More M.2 Slot?

Thanks to Spemerchina for pointing this one out and the others that PM’ed me. It would seem the Lapbook 14.1 I reviewed from Chuwi has had a revision, not a minor one but a new PCB design and there are some positives like a new heatsink made from copper. The only one was only tin and not so effective requiring my copper heatsink mod. But the battery size seems a little smaller and changing t...[Read More]

AllDoCube Freer X9 – 2560 x 1600 8.9″ Android Tablet

My review of the Freer X9 is now online. Edit 16th of October: I’ve just ordered one from Banggood, so will review this one in about two week when it arrives, it’s coming via the free (slow) post method but tax-free from me. AllDoCube (Previously Cube) has a new smaller Android tablet that’s now out. The Freer X9. It has a fully laminated 2560 x 1600 resolution screen, 4GB of RAM...[Read More]

Chuwi Lapbook Air Now Up For Pre-Order (Updated)

Update: 12th October. Looks like there might be a dark grey version also? Looks great in dark grey. Update: 10 October. The Chuwi Lapbook Air is now up for preorder, $336 for a limited time with coupon chuwinew02 over at Gearbest. Slightly better than the first price of $379. I’m aiming to review this one, looks great with the backlit keyboard and 8GB of RAM. I hope Chuwi gave use unlocked p...[Read More]

Hands-On With The EZBook 3 Pro V4 – The Best Just Got Better

Finally my EZBook 3 Pro arrived, it took 3 weeks to arrive due to some hold up with customs in the UK. So this new revision brings a change in the bios unlocking the power limits. So no need to apply the TDP mod on this one to improve performance. The touchpad is much, much better. It’s now a precision touchpad, so much more accurate and usable. I don’t have to resort to using a mouse ...[Read More]

How To Boost 8th Gen Core i5 & i7’s To Preform Like An i7 7700HQ (Mi Notebook Pro)

Intel’s Xtreme Tuning Utility is a great tool for overclocking CPU’s, while we can’t overclock the U series of CPU’s what we can do using this application of Intel’s is increase the power limits. Doing this on the 8th Gen Intel Core i5 8250U gives us huge gains up to 29% when testing with Cinebench R15 and encoding 4k video using Adobe Premiere Pro.so much so we can g...[Read More]

Voyo i7 – 15.6″ Core i7 6500U Notebook With Nvidia 940MX

This one looks interesting, well the last Voyo 2-in-1 the Vbook V3 was a bit of a disaster, their Mini PC’s were okay and then this has just recently been released. A 15.6″ all metal laptop, with a backlit keyboard, Core i7 6500U and Nvidia 940MX dedicated GPU for $589. This is cheaper than the Mi Notebook Air 13 2016 model which has this same spec, called the ultimate version which se...[Read More]

Chuwi Surbook Touchscreen Touch Input Fix

As I reported in my Surbook unboxing video I noticed that the touchscreen wasn’t quite 100%. And after talking to Chuwi support about the insensitive touch issues I was having with my Surbook, they were aware of this issue on some first batch units. Mine was affected, not every touch input would register, resulting in a lot of typos using the on-screen keyboard and frustrating use. Well, the...[Read More]

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