On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss underdogs. Everyone loves a good underdog story, and the world of tech regularly offers examples of companies that were dismissed as failures, only to prove ultimately naysayers wrong. So, who’s your favorite Android underdog? What company deserves to be on top but isn’t for some reason? Who would you want to see replace Samsung as king of the hill?
Here’s what’s been going on in your world of Android this week: we got to see the upcoming Nexus, the new iPhones left us mostly unfazed, we discussed the pros and cons of 64-bit chips, Hugo Barra filled us in on his plans at Xiaomi, and got a few more details about the HTC One Max.
In a recent interview with Kara Swisher of All Things D, Hugo Barra was candid about his involvement with Xiaomi, and his reasons for leaving Google. Barra discussed all kinds of things from why the Chinese device manufacturer is so impressive, to his transparent exit strategy from Google.
The Xiaomi Mi-3 was officially launched at an event in Beijing, featuring high-end specifications, but priced starting at just $327.
This week debuted with controversy around the Chromecast, continued with a bevy of pre-IFA leaks and teasers, and some great Nexus news. But the event that got everyone talking was Hugo Barra’s surprise move to Xiaomi.
Xiaomi has begun sending invitations out for a September 5 announcement, in which the world expects to see a first from the chinese manufacturer. While the announcement is not specific to any device, it’s believed we’ll see the new Xioami Zimi.
Questions abound after Google’s Hugo Barra announced a surprise move to Xiaomi, the rising star of the Chinese mobile industry.
The world’s biggest technology companies engaging in technological, marketing, and patent warfare. But which manufacturer deserves our acclaim, our respect, and the hard earned dollars of consumers worldwide?
Xiaomi is a hot, up and coming smartphone maker in China. They sell great smartphones for cheap and they ask only one thing: to not be compared to Apple.
The Xiaomi Hongmi (Red Rice in Chinese) has now touched down with a price point of CNY799 – or roughly $130. Best of all, it’s pack a quad-core CPU! Read on to learn more.