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The phone that puts Xiaomi in the smartphone map in China – and possibly the world – has finally received the obligatory price cut. Offered for RMB 1,999 when... it first launched last year to great response from customers, the Xiaomi Mi-One can now be had for only RMB 1,299, which translates to about $200.

The Mi-One smartphone is a high-end offering f...

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The Chinese are apparently crazy over smartphones. After all, this country of 1 billion mobile phone users is the biggest and fastest-growing market for mobile devices... today, and so brands are eager to get their wares marketed here.

However, the Chinese are also a practical community, and here’s where bang-for-the-buck (or yuan) is considered important. Smar...

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There is a wave of Chinese manufacturers looking to establish themselves in the international Android market. When we think Chinese OEMs, the first thought goes to companies that have have been... frequenting tech shows with some amazing devices on offer, such as Huawei, ZTE, Baidu, and Meizu. Another, less known, name that is coming up in conversations is Xiaomi.

Xiaomi is very new to the...

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Xiaomi is the Chinese company behind the popular MIUI ROM.

Last year, they launched their own Xiaomi phone with the MIUI ROM on top, and it seems they’ve been fairly successful... with it, as they’ve just announced a $216 million investment in their company. Moreover, leaks are pointing out to a next-gen quad-core smartphone with a 720p display, coming soon from them.<...

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Ever noticed how Android users have these different types of settings on their devices? Some techies are really good with these things since they know how to tinker with the User Interface (UI).... Developers have created different ROMs to compliment Android devices, and one of them has made a name for itself for being user-friendly.

MiHome Launcher features a unique style of UI that...

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We’ve talked time and again over the past few months about the “Chinese offensive” on the global smartphone market, led by companies like Huawei, ZTE, Alibaba and Baidu. However, it seems... that there are even more Chinese tech manufacturers looking to make it big in an Apple and Android dominated world, and some of the smaller ones, like Xiaomi, are growing in leaps and bounds.

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If you’re a huge fan of MIUI ROMs, you’d know that MIUI’s biggest appeal is not just its eye candy but also its user-friendliness.  For users of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus,... there’s a new custom ROM based on MIUI 4, which in turn is based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Intended to provide the “ultimate” experience, the UltimateMIUI custom ROM...

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The Chinese ROM MIUI has been a huge hit among Android device users, and with good reason. This ROM brings with it a unique user interface, as well as several features that are sure to get other... custom ROM users envious. One of the best features that MIUI packs is its file explorer, giving you access to browse your locally stored media and your SD card.

Now, even non-MIUI phone users can e...

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Android users who are familiar with the eye-popping visuals and slick performance of MIUI-based custom ROMs can attest that MIUI is, by far, one of the best custom ROMs out there for any Android... device.

For those of you wishing to get a small slice of the MIUI craze, then were happy to tell you that the native MIUI Music Player has been ported as a stand-alone application that perfectly si...

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The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket will soon blast into space with a new added twist when it comes to custom ROMs. Once again MIUI is penetrating another set of devices, and this time... around, it found its way to the popular Galaxy S2 Skyrocket from AT&T.

MIUI is a unique UI with a whole set of fantastic features with eye-candy themes and icons. Galaxy S2 Skyrocket owner...