by | August 17, 2015 | News

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The predominant tablet trend nowadays maybe towards being lighter, slimmer, squarer and smaller. That’s why we’ve seen lots of compact tablets such as the iPad mini, the Google Nexus 9, the Nokia N1 tablet and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 are being released. However, Jide, a technology company based in Beijing, is going the opposite direction. It recently released an 11.6-inch tablet called the REMIX Ultra, which is also the tablet we’re reviewing today.

If you haven’t heard of Jide Technology, it was a software company founded by three ex-Google engineers with a mission to unlock the potential of Android in order to accelerate a new age of computing. According to Jide, their vision is to make Android a more productive operating system that may someday be introduced to our PCs, and REMIX OS is the key to that vision.

After testing the Jide REMIX Ultra tablet, it’s easy to conclude that it is the closest thing available to replace both your tablet and your ultrabook. That said, the relatively high price could be a sore spot for many users on the fence deciding between it and a notebook — the suggested price for the 64GB version of the Jide REMIX Ultra tablet is $439 (with keyboard included).

 

Jide REMIX Ultra Tablet Specs

  • OS: REMIX OS 1.5 (on top of Android 5.0.2)
  • Display: 11.6-inch IPS, 10-point multi-touch, IGZO
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
  • Processor: Nvidia Tegra 4 (1.8GHZ quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU, plus a 2nd Generation Battery Saver Core, GeForce GPU with 72 custom cores)
  • RAM / Storage: 2GB / 64GB
  • Function: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, OTG
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Camera: 5MP back camera, 5MP front camera
  • Battery: 8,100mAh
  • Extend Port: Micro SD card slot, USB port, 3.5mm headphone Jack, Micro HDMI port
  • Weight & Size: 860g / 189 x 295 x 9.5 mm

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by | August 2, 2015 | Reviews

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With the help of Intel and Microsoft, many Chinese companies based in Shenzhen have been transformed from budget Android tablet makers to PC manufacturers. Cube, as one of the front-running Shenzhen brands, released in January, 2015 their first business-focused tablet – the Cube i7, which is also known as the first Core-M powered tablet from China. The Cube i7 was proved to be a huge success for the Chinese company. It won numerous awards and got more than 99% of positive feedback from the buyers on JD.com, the largest Chinese online shopping mall. With this much confidence, Cube released their second Core-M tablet recently, and this time it is paired with a Wacom pen.

The i7 Stylus, which comes with a much lower price compared to the original i7, has attracted lots of attentions since its announcement. The domestic price of the i7 Stylus is RMB2,099($338), and the price for oversea buyers is $499, but Cube will host many sales event where buyers could get the tablet for only $299 including shipping, the first event held on Aliexpress on July, 23rd was extremely successful, 3,000 units were sold in just one day.
Cube i7 Stylus Specs

OS: Windows 8.1 (will be updated to Windows 10 soon)
Screen: 10.6-inch IPS, 10-point multi-touch, IGZO
Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
CPU: Intel Broadwell Core-M 5Y10c
CPU Frequency: 0.8GHz (Base clock) – 2.0GHZ (Turbo clock)
GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5300
RAM / Storage: 4GB DDR3L / 64GB SSD
Function: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, 4G, USB Host, HDMI
WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
Camera: 5MP back camera, 2MP front camera
Battery: 9,000mAh
Ports: Micro SD Card Slot, Micro USB 3.0 Port, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, DC Charging Port
Size: 273.77*172.03*10.5mm, Weight: 690g, Color: Black front and blue rear

 

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by | July 29, 2015 | Reviews

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The Cube i7 Stylus has been one of the most talked-about Windows tablets since its release. Powered by a mighty Core-M processor, 4GB RAM, and paired with a Wacom pen, the i7 Stylus is designed to offer much more productivity than your average Windows slate. And it really does. We received the i7 Stylus a couple of days ago and are currently working on a detailed review of this slate.

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by | July 23, 2015 | Windows Tablet

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The Cube i7 enjoyed enormous amount of success in the Chinese domestic market. Not only was the tablet named the best business tablet by many Chinese media authorities, it also got more than 99% of positive feedback on JD.com, the No.1 online shopping mall in China. To celebrate this achievement, Cube decided to offer an incredible discount and many nice gifts to the buyers of their all new stylus-enabled business tablet – the Cube i7 Stylus, only on July 23rd.

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by | July 22, 2015 | News

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At a grand press conference held in Beijing, ZTE released their all new flagship smartphone – the ZTE Axon, which comes with some of the most cutting-edge specs. But as the phone had already been released in the USA before its domestic appearance, there was not much surprise on the phone. Instead, the other two devices released along with the Axon caught our eyes: the ZTE Spro2 mini projector and the Axon smartwatch.

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