I bricked my Yixin. It didn’t really take that much in the end: merely taping over the on-off button in an attempt to lock a micro SD into a defective slot. Ultimately, I de-springed a not very resilient power switch, rendering this inexpensive Android device powerless, so to speak.
The market is flooded now with under $200 Android tablets with basic capabilities, most of which will not survive till the next holiday season. And that is the point: overseas factories will be busy again next year around this time churning out the latest gadgedroids.
My New Year’s resolution after the jump.Continue reading