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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

ATM7039: the Novo9 Spark II

Many new SoC will emerge during 2014 to replace the popular RK3188 and A31 (the most anticipated being probably the RK3288).

In the meantime, I decided to try the first tablet equipped with the quad-core ATM7039 from Actions: the Ainol Novo 9 Spark II (aka Firewire II)

Monday, January 13, 2014

Cheapest DVB-T add-on for Synology Diskstation

Synology has a list of User Reported Compatible DVB-T Sticks, most of them ranging from 10 to 100€.

There're even cheaper devices perfectly fit for the job, such as this little gizmo...

Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Firmware for Visture V97HD (20131120)

After nearly 6 months without noticeable activity around the RK3188 devices from most tablet manufacturers, any new release is good to take...

Friday, August 30, 2013

RK3188 Tablet: Visture V97HD review

The Visture V97HD is the quad-core successor of the V5HD and shares the specs with most RK3188-based tablets on the market like the Cube U9GT5, Chuwi V99, Yuandao N90FHD, and Hyundai Play X900.
With so many similar tablets on the market, the difference is in the details...

Monday, August 5, 2013

RK3188 Tablet: Pipo Max M6 review

I have a preference for the 9.7" tablets, but almost changed my mind earlier for the 10.1" because Pipo only had the M9 available.

But all is well now as the Pipo Max-M6 is here, and with interesting twists that made it worth waiting for...

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Setting your Android device to your Language

If your brand new Android device was not set in your own language, finding the right settings can sometimes be challenging without visual clues.

This very short illustrated guide can be used for Android smartphones version 4.x onward.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

THL W100: The noLED workaround

The THL W100 phone does not have any notification LED for missed phone calls and text messages.

A simple software solution exists if your phone is rooted.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Firmware v6.0 for "MayGion" H.264

The latest firmware from Maygion brings various improvements and a special attention to non-IE users.