21 8 / 2014



The size of XIAOMI MiPad (16GB) it very similar a 32 K book. It is built-in reading App, which can perfect reduction of paper book publishing experience. It not only supports a variety of ways by mixed, and even the mathematical formula and the program code can perfect show. If you used XIAOMI MiPad to watch comics, it is also very convenient, books can be inserted into the video and picture. Retina display screen will show all the content vividly on the “screen”. More good books, magazines constantly updated, it will meet your need.

XIAOMI MiPad is using the current most advanced full lamination display solutions, at the same time, it is equipped with a 7.9 -inch retina display screen, up to 326 ppi, its resolution is 2048 x 1536, that figure represents your naked eye can’t identify a single physical pixel. When you use a XIAOMI MiPad for reading, browsing the web, watching video, playing game, every detail is an unusually clear picture. 4:3 screen ratio is more suitable for reading, it can also be easily compatible with mainstream games and applications.

This tablet is equipped with the Global first NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, 192 nuclear graphics processor, comparable to the PC graphics computing power. NVIDIA Tegra K1 quad core 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 processor based on the world’s most advanced GPU architecture Kepler to build, this architecture can drive top personal PC. It also comprehensive support OpenGL 4.4, OpenGL ES 3.1, surface subdivision and so on the latest PC level games technology, which means that you can get more immersive gaming experience.

MIUI system based on Android depth customization, which improve hundreds of function point, it is perhaps the most useful Android mobile phone system. Today, such a good MIUI system also shine on XIAOMI MiPad Quad Core. Accoording to the characteristics of tablet, it improve optimization again, lock screen, desktop, books, video and books such as application, both are the new design for the big screen and hands grip. Now, the world has 50 million enthusiasts using MIUI, and it continuously optimize. Now, this XIAOMI first tablet is in stock At SpeMall, and its price is only USD289.99!

21 8 / 2014

emergentfutures:

For Billion-Dollar Companies, Venture Deals Outstrip Going Public


Venture investors and the public markets are increasingly out of sync.
Private financing rounds that valued U.S. venture-backed companies at $1 billion or more were four times as common through the first half of this year as initial public offerings where market capitalizations reached that threshold, according to a VentureWire analysis.

Full Story: WSJ

emergentfutures:

For Billion-Dollar Companies, Venture Deals Outstrip Going Public

Venture investors and the public markets are increasingly out of sync.

Private financing rounds that valued U.S. venture-backed companies at $1 billion or more were four times as common through the first half of this year as initial public offerings where market capitalizations reached that threshold, according to a VentureWire analysis.

Full Story: WSJ

19 8 / 2014



In recent years, the landmark of the Apple iPhone has become an object of mobile phone manufacturers to follow suit. As the fifth generation of Apple iPhone, the iPhone 5 has made the “change” in color, with the introduction of double color back shell design changed the single color black and white design (except the first generation of the iPhone), but compared to the same period issued iPod Touch5 (using the red, blue back color shell).

Black and white is the sense that gives a person composed, but it is less youth, neither blue melancholy, it also does not have the red bold and unrestrained, the user will feel a bit boring. Like Apple iPhone with integrated design aircraft, they often can add element of personality through cases, it didn’t have the whole mobile phone shell, on the other hand, it is not conducive to heat dissipation, which may cause the phone restart problem by overheating, it is not a good choice.

Everything is not absolute, of course, many smartphone provide a wide range of fashionable color models. In black and white give priority to touch phone, mobile phone that has a variety of color is a bright spot, which added a few minutes for the mobile phone market.

ZOPO launched a variety of color matching, this smartphone have excellent appearance design and color features, this phone ZOPO ZP780 is in stock At SpeMall now, and its price is only USD164.99.

This new products have thin and fashion appearance, which attract everybody attention, and ZOPO fashion has the fashion shape and the thin figure, this machine line is hale and hearty, the fuselage up and down side made the micro arc design, this smartphone also have a variety of color, including blue. In addition, this phone thickness is only 8.25 mm, measurements is 145.2 * 71.74 * 8.25 mm.

On the basic parameters, ZOPO ZP780 Smartphone is equipped with a frequency of 1.3 GHz MTK6582 quad-core processors, built-in 1GB RAM+4GB ROM memory, which support the extension of up to 64GB. Screen size is the mainstream 5 inch, qHD level 960 * 540 resolution, besides, it is also built-in a front 5.0 megapixel and rear 8.0 megapixel dual cameras, battery capacity is 1800 mah, it support WCDMA + GSM double card double stay, you can see from the interface, this machine is built-in Ali Cloud OS 2.3 version, the other can support WIFI - DISPALY function.

19 8 / 2014

jtotheizzoe:

alandistro:

rhetthammersmith:

dog cloud over Manhattan 

OMG it’s Falkor!

The rare cumuluckdragonimbus is rarely seen this far from Fantasia, although the weather’s been crazy since the Nothingness hit.

17 8 / 2014



FNF iFive Mini 3GS is the first using Mediatek’s octa core chip tablet, carrying octa core MT6592 processor, frequency is up to 1.7 GHz, performance is strong, which can run all kinds of games, the application is more freely. Meanwhile, FNF iFive Mini 3GS adopted the same 7.9 -inch retina screen with ipad Air, screen display precision ppi is 327, image text is clear and sharp!

In the octa core processor strong stable performance support, FNF iFive Mini 3GS full play to the various characteristics, phone call + 3G + GPS function. It is able to support rapid WCDMA 3G Internet access, it also downward compatible with GSM 2G network at the same time. It support phone function, the built-in high precision GPS navigation chip, which truly achieve high-speed positioning for 10 seconds. The performance is excellent, it absolutely is a great tool for the people who like to drive.

Tablet update is basic one year one cycle, since Apple released 7.9 inches iPad mini 2, there only has the ability to do a 7.9 -inch retina level brand, at present only FNF, its has released ifive mini3 retina tablet and octa core tablet, they all carry the current the hottest 7.9 -inch retina screen,we can know the depth of the FNF in the upstream of the supply chain. By the depth of experience, this octa core tablet screen display effect is really amazing, ppi is as high as 327, the screen brightness has improved, this is benefit in mt6592 this new A7 architecture, which have better control for power consumption.

Octa core FNF iFive Mini 3GS in the game performance also had significant improvement, a new upgrade of Mali - 450 graphics processor, at least twice the promotion in the GPU performance! Which have the highest 3.8 G/s pixel throughput, the game images and frames has been significantly improvement, it can very stable run the most popular large 3D games now.

In terms of memory and flash memory, iFive Mini 3GS used 2GB memory and 16GB ROM, using the most advanced eMCP encapsulating method, compared with eMMC storage device of higher order, it Packaging eMMC and LPDDR encapsulation an organic whole, it is reducing the volume, at the same time, it also reduced the link circuit design, this kind of technology is mainly used in high-end phones.

FNF iFive Mini 3GS Tablet PC is extremely important product in FNF strategic development, it realized the FNF from single chip platform RK3188 to multiple platforms. In the process of transformation of development, its product has always maintained a high competition.

17 8 / 2014

yahoonews:

When lightning strikes

In an electrical storm, the storm clouds are charged like giant capacitors in the sky. The upper portion of the cloud is positive and the lower portion is negative. How the cloud acquires this charge is still not agreed upon within the scientific community, but the following description provides one plausible explanation.

See some dramatic images of these occurences. (Reuters)

Find more news related pictures on our photo galleries page.

(Source: yahoonewsphotos)

13 8 / 2014



The function of the mobile phone now is not just the function of phone calls, text messaging and so on, which has now been extended to use mobile payment etc. In addition, the functions of mobile phone technology is also more and more, now mobile phone on voice recognition technology can fully voice operate, both phones, text messaging, query information can be used. Besides, the camera function is also getting stronger and stronger, the 13.0 million pixels camera, double rear lens and so on technology, which makes the differentiation on the mobile phone is more obvious.

In the mobile phone competition outbreak of the era, quad core and octa core smartphone is becoming more and more cheap, high cost-effective become synonymous for many mobile phone. Recently, the mobile phone manufacturers VOTO has launched its first octa core flagship model - VOTO X6. VOTO X6, which besides has very good configuration, its price also is very cheap, which is also a very high cost performance smartphone.

As a high cost-effective smartphone, VOTO X6 configuration is the top. VOTO X6 is carrying now mainstream MT6592 octa core 1.7 GHz processor, it is equipped with 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM memory, and the largest support 32GB memory card expansion. On the screen, VOTO X6 is also very excellent, which is equipped with high specifications of the 5.5 -inch 1080 p screen, it adopted the design of the narrow bezel, which can bring great visual experience. And even more powerful, VOTO X6 also was carrying 13.0 megapixel, front 8.0 megapixel camera, camera specification is extremely high, it is equipped with a 2300 mah battery, and it also support the function of double card double stay, its price is only USD249.99 At SpeMall, the inner configuration is excellent.

VOTO X6 positive above is also equipped with the handset, sensors, indicator light, and front 8.0 megapixel camera, and this front-facing camera have a wide-angle self-time function. VOTO X6 below also adopted the three touch buttons, it will hidden when you do not use the phone, it will light up when operating, and positive design is better. VOTO X6 Smartphone right side has the lock screen button and volume button, and the left side of the phone is clean, which is also the mainstream design layout.

13 8 / 2014

hyperallergic:

(via Saving the Environment One Death at a Time)
In the United States, funerals often seem at war against death’s decay. Rather than let our bodies decompose into the soil, they’re embalmed and coated in makeup, sealed in wood and metal caskets, and lowered into waterproof vaults. Despite their prevalence, these funerals are far from “traditional,” in contrast to the simpler way most people have been laid to rest in the centuries — just a body placed in the ground. A Will for the Woods follows one man at the end of his life as he plans for a meaningful death through green burial.
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hyperallergic:

(via Saving the Environment One Death at a Time)

In the United States, funerals often seem at war against death’s decay. Rather than let our bodies decompose into the soil, they’re embalmed and coated in makeup, sealed in wood and metal caskets, and lowered into waterproof vaults. Despite their prevalence, these funerals are far from “traditional,” in contrast to the simpler way most people have been laid to rest in the centuries — just a body placed in the ground. A Will for the Woods follows one man at the end of his life as he plans for a meaningful death through green burial.

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10 8 / 2014



I don’t remember when, it seems that most of the android phones are designed to be: positive is a large screen panel, the following have three or four virtual buttons. Someone smile said that: if you cover the LOGO, 90% of android phones are like twins. In the Android mobile phone homogeneity serious today, each Android vendors try to add more of their own characteristics in the industrial product design, which can improve their product identification to impress the consumer.

Today’s mobile phone products on the market, most of them are plastic material, metal fuselage are very rare, let alone wood, bamboo, even jeans material. As people on the personalized requirements of ascension, the special material was also added, and they known by the user, let’s look at one of special material - jeans material.

Oneplus One Smartphone pay more attention to the touch feeling, on the conference, the CEO of Oneplus One also spent more time to talk about the mobile phone weight, material quality, design concept. On mobile phone material, it also breakthrough rule, in addition to the wood, BABYS KIN coating, and it also have jeans version. But the jeans and wood edition on sale time has not yet been determined.

Even if you don’t talk about the hardware configuration, it also does not represent Oneplus One Smartphone hardware no excellent. It carries 5.5 inch 1080 p screen, 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processors, 3GB RAM, 16GB / 64GB ROM, 3100 mah battery, 13.0 million pixels main camera. This configuration is higher than the flagship mobile phone.

On the system, CM system, Color OS all can run, it does not rule out future cooperation with MIUI and other manufacturers, now, this smartphone is in stock At SpeMall, and its cost performance is extremely high.

10 8 / 2014

jeffdtaylor:

💥 (at Sunset Beach)

jeffdtaylor:

💥 (at Sunset Beach)