Tag Archives: Windows 10

What amounts to ‘Proof of Concept’ for the New Tablet I am Considering! Win 10 on a dual-core Notebook running a VM in Linux!

Originally posted 2016-05-13 01:21:49.

VM is working great!
VM is working great!

So once again this evening I did a bit more testing using my Asus X553SA Notebook to see how well Windows 10 with a VMware server, running on Linux Debian would work.

There were a few minor glitches, such as having to install the php5-gd library and Imagemagick so I could edit images inside WordPress and crop headers, etc.

However all seems well at this time as I write this directly to the Asus notebook based server.

Below is a short video I recorded using my BLU Studio Energy2 phone via screen capture.

So someone buy my Asus Z580CA so I can test this all out on a nice Windows 10 Tablet!

The video below is for those who never visit the Tablet Test site, because by the morning this site will be back in the Dragon Touch X10.

Tim

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The New Chuwi Hi13 Has Caught my Eye! Very Good Specs and a Decent Price Tag

It looks great but haven’t seen on in person yet.

Chuwi has announced their new Hi13 tablet and the specs are reasonably great. The display of course is the big selling point with a 3000 x 2000 pixel, 3:2 ratio, display and a promised 480 nits of brightness.

The device is currently on pre-sale at Gearbest.com for $350. Not a bad price considering the specifications I am listing below. Obviously I am going to reserve judgement until someone reviews the device.

The specs on this device are as follows:

  • Intel, Quad Core Apollo Lake Celeron CPU @1.1 gHz
  • Windows 10 OS
  • 64 gb on-board storage
  • 4gb ram
  • WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (yep it has 5 gHz)
  • microSD (TF) card support for 128 gb
  • microUSB port
  • 1 USB 2.0  full size port and 1 USB-C 3.0 port
  • micro HDMI port
  • stylus support
  • 4 speakers

I have gleaned the specs from both Gearbest and Chuwi and at times they differ, so if I were you, I myself would wait until we have a review available from an outside source. Then again, I myself want this damned thing! Obviously I will not waste money on the keyboard since I have my Logitech K480.

Tim

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Chinese Retailer Still Offering The HiBook Pro at $185. Great Specs, Awesome Display!

If you have read this blog at all you know that I am a huge fan of my 10.1 inch Chuwi HiBook Tablet. It is fast, efficient and has a good display, (1920×1200).

However, the HiBook Pro while similar in appearance, has some extras that make it a must have for those needing a 10.1 inch tablet.

The big changes are the 2560 x 1600 super hi-res display and the larger 8000 mAh battery. I know I have mentioned it before, but I sure wish I had waited for this version!

Bottom line is that Banggood.com has them on sale for about 5 more days or when the 82 pieces left are sold. Sure there may be some killer tablets coming out soon from a variety of manufacturers, but we don’t know detailed specs on those! This tablet we know and the $185 price tag is nearly unbeatable.

All I can say, is that this is a great price on a very good tablet with great reviews and a stellar display!

You can buy one at this link.

Tim

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The Old Dell Optiplex 745 is Still For Sale, No Inquiries Yet

The Old Server

As hard to believe as this may be, after over a month on Craigslist I have yet to have a single inquiry about my old Dell PC.  I do know that where I live in the USA is far from tech central and lots of folks just don’t understand a good bargain because the locals in this area are notorious cheapskates, but not even one of the usual scammer inquiry has me puzzled.??

So in an effort to get the word out I am wasting good database space on the tablet server here and posting a video and a link to craigslist.

So below is a video, shot and edited on the Dell in Linux.

Here are the links for folks either in the Clarksville area or Western Kentucky for the advert craigslist.

The specs are easy, 2.66 ghz Intel Duo core, 1 TB Hard drive 8 gb ram

That is all,

Tim

 

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Chuwi Lapbook 14.1 in Notebook Gets My Attention: video

Chuwi Lapbook 14.1

Since tax time is approaching it is once again time to look at some new hardware. Now there isn’t a thing wrong with my Asus X553SA notebook, but this Chuwi Lapbook does look interesting.

No it isn’t bleeding edge, but it certainly has some positive features at a reasonable price. It is currently at $247 on Gearbest.com. The specs are very good and reviews I have seen are quite positive.

Most important to note here is the fact that the storage can be easily upgraded with an SSD drive. The ram can also be upgraded and the upgrade process is quite straightforward.

The specs are listed below:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel APOLLO LAKE N3450
  • Core: 1.1 GHz, Quad Core  up to 2.2 GHz
  • 4 gb DDR3L ram, expandable to 8gb
  • 64 gb onboard eMMC storage
  • microSD slot, up to 128 gb
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 IPS
  • 2 USB ports, 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
  • 3.5 mm headphone/microphone jack

So the product does have some expansion options and below I have included a video review. You can find all the details right here.

Tim

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