MIUI has been kicking around the world of Android for quite a while. It was a popular aftermarket firmware for a while, then Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi adopted it for its own Mi-branded smartphones. Fast forward to today and Xiaomi has taken the wraps off of its newest version ... Read More »
Whenever there’s a change at Google regarding the Android team, we’re always intrigued as to how it will affect the ecosystem we all love. Fortunately, Hugo Barra’s departure from Google shouldn’t have much of an effect on the ecosystem as a whole, but the story doesn’t end there. Barra has left his post ... Read More »
When it comes to the wide world of custom third-party Android firmwares, three names have been established as the crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me: CyanogenMod, AOKP and MIUI. All three ROMs have managed to stay caught up with the Android Open Source Project–in most cases beating manufacturers to the punch with better, faster updates. CyanogenMod began ... Read More »
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HTC and LG are rumored to be working on new Android phones that feature Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chip, but Chinese handset maker Xiaomi beat them to the punch with their new Mi-Two.
Development of CyanogenMod for the HP TouchPad has been going strong for quite some time now, but other Android alternatives for the discontinued tablet haven’t been easy to come by. Thankfully, that’s about to change.
There’s no doubt that many Android fans already have their Ice Cream Sandwich-filled Galaxy Nexus. Many of us (especially Americans) are still waiting for this device to hit our local stores, but we’re more than eager to play around with Android 4.0. What happens with those users who don’t feel like they ... Read More »
Fans of custom ROMs have definitely heard of MIUI, one of the most popular custom ROMs available. With an iPhone-esque look, this ROM is one of the most customized and differentiated from stock Android. If you’re into that and are a proud owner of an HTC Thunderbolt, then you’re in luck.
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When Google (a mostly software-based company) acquired Motorola (a mostly hardware-based company), the former was quick to put up a page dedicated to hosting quotes from other Android manufacturers who approve of the deal. For the most part, the quotes were eerily similar. They were so robotic, an Android press release ... Read More »
Yesterday we had a popular Android-aftermarket-firmware-developer land a job with Samsung and today we have a new Android headset announced that will ship with one of the most popular aftermarket firmwares. MIUI (pronounced “mee-you-eye”) is one of the most downloaded Android ROMs in the world and they just held a live streaming broadcast to ... Read More »
After nearly two months of silent work, the MIUI team has finally released its newly redesigned interface. The design philosophy behind the UI was to make things smaller, faster and more refined. While the new UI enhancements are visible in nearly every corner of the OS, the MIUI team spent most their time focusing on ... Read More »