Six hundred units of the initial batch of the MI-ONE smartphone have started shipping in China last week. The MI-ONE is manufactured by Xiaomi and comes preloaded with the MIUI custom ROM based off... Android 2.3.5.

The price for each handset is reported to be YEN1,999 (roughly US$310).

No official announcements have been made yet as to the availability of the MI-ONE in other countri...


Lenovo unveiled its newest Android 2.3 Gingerbread tablet—called the IdeaPad A1—at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) conference in Berlin.

Lenovo... has not officially announced pricing or release dates for this 7-inch tablet, but reports say the Lenovo IdeaPad A1 will be released some time this month at a price of only US$199 for the 8-GB model.


Toshiba has made it official. The AT200 is Toshiba’s codename for their ultra-thin Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet to succeed the earlier Toshiba THRiVE.

According to Toshiba, the tablet will... be 7.7 mm thick and weighs about 558 grams, making it one of the thinnest Honeycomb tablets ever made.

Toshiba did not provide pricing or availability for the super-slim tablet...


While the rumored Toshiba Excite is being flaunted off at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) in Berlin, its thicker predecessor–the Toshiba THRiVE–is on its way to the United... Kingdom.

The Toshiba THRiVE will be called the Toshiba AT100 when it reaches the U.K.

The product page for the Toshiba AT100 is already up at the Toshiba Europe website and shows the 16-g...


If a picture paints a thousand words, then the first live pictures of Toshiba’s upcoming ultra-slim tablet paint two thousand.

The ultra-slim tablet was showcased at Toshiba’s booth in the... Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) in Berlin. Notebook Italia was able to spot the tablet and took snapshots of the device. Notebook Italia learned that the tablet will be running Android (presu...


The Motorola PRO+ will be invading Europe and Asia this coming October, according to the latest information from Motorola Mobility.

Motorola Mobility may also make the Motorola PRO+ available... on U.S. mobile network carriers.

The Motorola PRO+ is the handset manufacturer’s newest smartphone innovation designed to be any user’s “personal assis...


There is no sweeter news for Honeycomb tablets these days than that of the newest version of the Mozilla Firefox browser, the tablet-optimized version of which is fast approaching a publicly usable... stage.

Developers of the Firefox version for Android tablets have given us a peek into their upcoming browser designed specifically for Android 3.x Honeycomb tablets.

The tablet version...


Paul Wilcox, a community manager at Google, announced yesterday that the most sought-after fix for the annoying, irritating bug in the Google Voice Search app for the Google Nexus S will be coming out... this week.

“We plan to release an over-the-air update this week which includes a fix for this bug. I’ll post again once the OTA starts,” Wilcox told Nexus S users on Google’s...


If U.S. trademark filings and domain name registrations were to serve as clues, Toshiba’s upcoming ultra-thin tablet just might have given away its upcoming name–the Toshiba Excite.

Android... Police reports that Babyfacemagee, one of the administrators of ThriveForums.com, found some recent trademark filings that gave an idea of the name for Toshiba’s upcoming tab.  Babyfacemagee is the same...


Classes are kicking in next week, and no timing could be better for E FUN to introduce its latest innovation–the aPen A3 stylus.

E FUN, a manufacturer of consumer electronic products, has... recently introduced the aPen A3 as the perfect back-to-school gadget revolutionizing conventional ways of taking notes and sharing ideas.

The aPen  A3 allows users to transfer words wri...