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 »
Popular third-party keyboard Fleksy is slated to receive a major update today that will add support for Arabic and Chinese, opening the app up for a massive worldwide expansion, as well as some new premium themes.
Arabic language support has been Fleksy’s number one most requested feature at over 100,000 requests. To say there is ... Read More »
Samsung is considered the big dog in most large markets, especially here in the US. The company dominates all others around it, meaning firms like HTC and LG are just picking up the crumbs. However, China is a very different smartphone market. It’s very price-focused and it looks like Samsung can’t stay on top there.
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Xiaomi has launched its 2014 flagship, the Mi 4, for a bargain price of just $320. The Xiaomi Mi 4 features all the specs expected from a high-end Android phone, puts them in a well-designed package and sells it for the ridiculously low price of $320. The only real question is, where do we sign up ... Read More »
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 and ... 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 his post ... 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 recently ... 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.