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OnePlus Ace

OnePlus Ace OnePlus website

Oh boy! OnePlus can’t stop doing weird things. The smartphone industry is never static. (The image above is self-translated, so don’t condemn the word too much …)

What happened:

  • OnePlus has announced a product launch for the OnePlus Ace, its new product line, the announcement is set for one week: April 21, in China.
  • Quote: “According to the brand, the Ace line (yes, there will be more Ace brand OnePlus phones in the future) will focus on high-end textured design, reliable quality and robust performance.
  • Pictures of the phone, a new logo and some details have been revealed: OnePlus has confirmed that it will pack a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chip, and it is charging very fast and (arguably unnecessary) 150W.
  • Unofficially, the tip is that Ace is effectively a beef-up version of the OnePlus 10R, released only in India.
  • It also looks a lot like the Realme GT Neo 3, which has another Oppo brand and the same space.
  • The Chinese launch tells us a lot, but leaves a gap, we don’t know if it is coming with more widespread availability.
  • It’s really funny that OnePlus says its new phone is focusing on design, performance and quality. It’s not that OnePlus phones didn’t focus on these things!


  • So what’s really going on?
  • The OnePlus brand is now being used in Xiaomi style: Xiaomi uses its Redmi and Poco sub-brands, revealing a wide variety of similar phones, with minor differences in software and marketing, as well as regional availability.
  • Realme must be the main Oppo effort to do this, it has been seen as a direct Redmi competitor.
  • Now, OnePlus, with its relatively high brand reputation, is the next work horse.
  • Why a little hard to explain: Maybe the new Oppo-OnePlus leadership thinks the OnePlus has unnecessary potential. Perhaps the idea of ​​selling more devices in the US is a strategy, and China launches provide a low-risk option to get feedback and market appetite.
  • Maybe something else! Whatever the exact reason, it will be difficult to keep up with the new OnePlus.


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Windows 31 Minesweeper

Windows 3.1 6 April 30 years back. Amazing.

Windows 3.1 has a long history How-to geek Introducing elements such as the Windows Registry, and the things we still use:

  • It first launches CTRL + C and CTRL + V shortcuts for copying and pasting.
  • It also adds TrueType fonts, comes with a screensaver, and has a media player.
  • Perhaps most memorable, it has two (!) Games already installed: Solitaire, similar to Windows 3.0, but it booted the reverse game for the iconic Minesweeper. Good choice!


Tristan Rainer, Senior Editor.

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