Tag Archives: 10.1 inch

The HiBook News: This Edition, The Chuwi HiBook Is a Year Old And Still Going Strong!

So I looked back at all the posts on this site and although I knew I had received the HiBook in August of 2016, I hadn’t realized it was on August 8th! So this is a belated anniversary post written, of course, on The HiBook itself! As near as I can figure, this post was the very first post I created on the HiBook tablet in a VM on Windows 10.

Apparently I moved rather quickly from receiving the tablet to setting up a VM in addition to doing a crappy unboxing video that was posted on whatever, (most likely my Asus Z580CA tablet), was running THE Tablet Test Server, previous to the initial post on this device.

So now moving on to technical stuff! This week I noticed something that set off some alarm bells and that was the battery life remaining on the HiBook when I arrived home after work. Normally it sits at 46-51%, not this week, uh nope! It was sitting as low as 19% one evening and in the lower 20’s on the other days!

So I thought about it, it could have been happening for several reasons. Perhaps after roughly 365 recharges the battery had gone to hell in a handcart? Perhaps there was another hardware issue? After considering all those things, I took a peek at task manager and there was Flashback 5 running in the background merrily using up about 10-15% CPU! That is when I remembered that I had used it to see if the plugin mics I had bought would work using the headset jack. I never recorded anything, I was just checking the input levels and then I minimized it.

So last night I turned that CPU hog off, rebooted Winderz for good measure and today I arrived home with 49% battery remaining! So issue solved, never jump to any conclusions, think, explore all options, then act on the most likely cause.

I would also like to point out the reliability of this tablet. For the most part for the last year this tablet was on and running! When not in use as a server it has always been my favorite movie viewing device. So we are looking at literally thousands of hours of on time here!

And now a short word from the HiBook…

In response to the HiBook…No!

That is all I have at this time,

Tim

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Tonight’s Video Worth Sharing: The Lenovo Miix 320 2 In 1 Budget Device

The Lenovo 2 in 1 tablet/notebook is a decent device and has okay specs. I would highly recommend something a little larger with expansion capabilities like the Chuwi LapBook 12.3 notebook  or the EzBook 3 Pro notebook for a better price point.

However this device will get the job done for note taking, editing spreadsheets and Word docs, etc. So I guess it all depends on your perspective.

So since the power outage here today killed both my servers for several hours, I am going to simply get to the video. The specs are listed and as usual Andrew from AMDTechReviews has done a great job!

That is all for this moment, I have much to fix right now,

Tim

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Chuwi HiBook Pro Still on Sale For Only $180!

Originally posted 2017-03-24 19:10:08.

The Chuwi HiBook is what this site is actually running on as I write this post. The HiBook Pro is the very same device with a bigger battery and an incredible display!

At a mere $180, this is one of the best deals you will find out there for a 10.1 inch tablet! The specs are listed below…

  • Windows 10 64 bit/Android 5.1
  • Intel Z8300 Processor
  • 2560 x 1600 display! (maybe the best display of any tablet in this class)
  • 4 GB Ram
  • 64 GB on-board eMMC storage
  • microSD support for up to 64 GB cards.
  • WiFi a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Battery: 8000 mAh

I certainly wish I had purchased this version over the standard HiBook, which is a great tablet, but the bigger battery and better display and low price make this one a winner! You can find it right here for about 1 more day, they only have 7 left.

That is all for this evening,

Tim

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Chuwi HiBook Pro On Sale Right Now For $179.99!

The HiBook Pro has a fantastic display!

As everyone who has visited this site should know, it normally runs on a Chuwi HiBook 10.1 inch tablet. My version is the original HiBook with the BIOS tweaked to boost memory speed.

This tablet has zero glitches, no shutdown issues and a great display at 1920 x 1200 display. Battery life is good for roughly 6+ hours of average use or 9-10 hrs of use as a server since the screen isn’t used.

Now all that being said I will get right to the point and that is the HiBook Pro is on sale for a mere $179.99 which is less than I paid for my version. Considering that it has the following improvements, it seems like a fantastic buy! Which is why it made it into my back to school recommendations post the other day!

  • 2560 x 1600 display
  • Z8350 CPU
  • 8000 mAh battery

It appears that this sale ends in roughly 33 hrs from now, July 18, 17:30 hrs, CDT  (you do the math). So don’t whine to me if you miss out, but I suggest a few minutes of research, check a few YouTube reviews and then go for it.

That is all for now,

Tim

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The HiBook News: This Edition, New WLAN Drivers and General Info

This week’s HiBook News edition covers much of what was already posted in the last few posts. The most important being that I did manage to update the WLAN drivers on both the HiBook and the Hi12.

The update was easy to install and so far appears to have cured the occasional issues that the WLAN chip suffered, which was simply dropping out of existence and requiring a reboot.

This really isn’t a problem on the Hi12 because I generally use the handy ComFast dual-band (ac) USB adapter and it has no issues and the Hi12 battery doesn’t suffer like the HiBook does when running it.

Now on to a bit of good news about prices on the HiBook Pro model, which has the larger battery and the super hi-res 2560 x 1600 display. This one with the Z8350 processor is on sale at Banggood for a mere $180! That is a great price for this device!

Other than the above news I do not have much else to report, although it would be super if a few folks would register and post an article, or don’t register and post a comment or 5….just leave out any URLs or the system will auto dump it.

Oops, one last item, make sure to listen to the short welcome message in the right sidebar. These tablets crack me up sometimes.

That is all for now,

Tim

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