Xiaomi has shown great success this year. It has sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013, up 160% from last year. This brought the company way over its goal of 15 million devices, which is damn impressive for such a young company. And with only four devices released that year, it makes it even more impressive.
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Now that we’ve sorted through all of the internal specs of the perfect Nexus phone, we thought this would be the perfect time to ask which manufacturer Google should choose to build this dream phone. We all have our favorite manufacturers and they all seem to have their own unique touches. HTC, Samsung ... Read More »
First of all, let’s get it out of the way that this phone will not be coming to the US or likely anywhere outside of China. It’s worth looking at, however, as Xiaomi grabbed the attention of the tech world recently when they hired away prominent Android VP Hugo Barra–something that, as we ... 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 ... Read More »
A mysterious woman, referred to only as a “Googler” by AllThingsD, may have been the impetus for Hugo Barra’s decision to leave Google for Chinese company Xiaomi. Looks like HTC’s Cher Wang will be getting some company.
Barra rose quickly through the ranks at Google after joining the company in 2008 and most ... Read More »
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.
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 ... Read More »