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Xiaomi invests $20 million in online gaming company

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Xiaomi have announced today that they have bought a 4.7% stake in Westhouse, Kingsoft owned online gaming company.

Doogee Turbo DG2014 is a possible rival to the iNew V3!

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Chinese phone maker Doogee are hoping to take on the very popular iNew V3 with stylish model of their own, the Doogee Turbo DG2014!

Android-x86 4.4 release candidate allows you to run KitKat on your PC

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With the sort of growth Google’s Android has seen in the past few years, it is only logical to try and have it running on devices other than smartphones and tablets. Android is designed to run on devices on the ARM architecture, but most desktops and laptops of today have x86 processors which aren’t natively compatible to run Android.

The ViewSonic ViewPad 10i is another Windows/Android dual-booting tablet

Posted on in Launch, news, Tablets | 1 comment
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ViewSonic, best known for their wide range of desktop monitors, just announced the ViewSonic ViewPad 10i tablet that runs both Windows and Android.

Breaking: JiaYu S2 ready for production

Posted on in JiaYu, news, Phones | 10 comments
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According to the latest reports from JiaYu’s factory, the flagship octacore JiaYu S2 is now ready to go in to production!

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Could this be the Sony Xperia Z2?

Posted on in MWC 2014, news, Oppo, Vivo | 0 comments
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Pictured to the far left of it’s predecessors is the purported Sony Xperia Z2 aka the Z2 “Sirius”.

Qualcomm scraps plans for a Snapdragon 802 that was announced previously

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 802 is a chipset that was announced right before the CES 2014 kicked off last month. However, the company now seems to have different thoughts on the future of the Snapdragon 802.

Xiaomi Mi3 expected to launch in Taiwan on Feb 20th

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More Xiaomi news this time in the form of a possible Taiwan launch for the Snapdragon 800 version of the Xiaomi Mi3 smartphone.

TCL team up with video site IQiyi to launch smart TV’s

Posted on in Launch, news, TCL, Tech | 2 comments
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Another video streaming service has teamed up with a hardware maker in an attempt to invade Chinese living rooms. IQiyi smart TV’s will start at just $490 for the 48-inch version!

Official! Xiaomi announce dual sim Snapdragon 400 Powered Hongmi 1S for $130!

Posted on in Launch, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 23 comments
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We’ve said that the current Xiaomi Hongmi was long over due for a replacement, but we didn’t realise it would happen so soon! Here are the first official details of the new Qualcomm powered Xiaomi Hongmi 1S.

Xiaomi’s 5200mAh power bank launched for $8 (CNY49)

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To give today’s love themed day a little tech, Xiaomi launched a 5200mAh power bank to go alongside the 10400mAh one they released previously.

Ultimate Meizu MX3 Review – A Meizu I can live with!

Posted on in Gionee, Meizu, news, Oppo, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 24 comments
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Meizu are set to take to the world stage later this year. We take an indepth look at their flagship phone in our ultimate Meizu MX3 review!

Xiaomi’s new offices have a cafe, customer center, slide and wooden houses!

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Xiaomi’s new offices are nearing completion and as an early sneak peak they have released some photos of the inside.

Oppo Enters Malaysian Market

Posted on in Lenovo, news, Oppo, ZTE | 0 comments

Oppo has sent out invitations to the Malaysian press for an event kicking off their launch in the country. They are suspected to be revealing the Oppo N1 for the Malaysian market there.

Xiaomi Redmi to launch in Singapore on Feb 21st for S$169

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Xiaomi are making their first tentative steps out of China with the official launch of the Xiaomi Redmi in Singapore on Feb 21st.

Top 10 best dual SIM Android smartphones

Posted on in CoolPad, Editorial, Elephone, iNew, iOcean, JiaYu, news, Phones, TCL, Top 10 | 56 comments
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China remains the market to look when purchasing a dual SIM Android Smartphone. There are 1000’s of top dual SIM phones available in China, however we have managed to narrow down a list of just 10 which we think are worth buying.

Xiaomi Mi3S to ship in April with 4G LTE support, along with Xiaomi M3S

Posted on in Leaks and Spy photos, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 13 comments

Just as we predicted, Xiaomi are expected to launch a 4G LTE version of the Xiaomi Mi3 in April of this year. The Xiaomi Mi3S also appears to be the source of recent Antutu results.

Huawei Ascend P6 Android 4.4 Update delayed?

Posted on in Huawei, news, Phones | 14 comments
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The Android 4.4 Kitkat update for the stylish Huawei Ascend P6 is rumoured to have been pushed back to March.

Octacore Huawei Honor 3X getting MIUI and Lewa ROMS

Posted on in Huawei, Launch, news, Oppo, Phones, ROM | 2 comments
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Huawei’s exciting new Huawei Honor 3X octacore phone is set to get even more interesting with official MIUI and Lewa ROMs.

Vivo X3S, worlds thinnest octacore to get F1.8 aperture rear camera

Posted on in Gionee, news, Phones, Vivo | 6 comments
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The updated Vivo X3S is heading to the market very soon and at just 5.75mm thin the mid-ranger will be the worlds thinnest octacore phone on the market.