The iPad Pro outsold Microsoft’s entire Surface lineup in Q4 of 2015

February 2, 2016 7:34:46 AM
151117-ipad-pro-malaysia Ah, tablets. If a tablet was one of the characters in my sappy rom-com, it’d be the ‘one that got away’. To me, it was a novel idea where you could have your smartphone with you for the serious business stuff while your tablet showed you a good time between working hours — literally, with videos and...

Huawei seems to have trademarked the word “MateBook”. What could it be?

January 22, 2016 4:49:13 AM
160122-Huawei-MateBook-01 No, you didn’t read that wrongly, we said MateBook, not MacBook. Huawei has apparently gone to great lengths to put ownership on a name that we’d never expect. This comes after news that Chinese tech conglomerate will be entering the PC market in the near future. Supposedly, making a hybrid device that’ll...

Huawei is supposedly going to start making laptops

January 19, 2016 7:27:00 AM
160114-nexus-6p-tips-2 For all things about Chinese tech companies, we media bees usually rely on Weibo. Facebook is banned in China, so locals rely on Weibo for their social media needs. A source for both official and rumoured details on the latest Huawei and Xiaomi devices. Weibo again comes to the rescue with rumours suggesting...

Xiaomi rolls out MIUI 7.1 update to all global Mi devices

January 6, 2016 10:58:40 AM
160106-miui-7-mi-note-redmi-note-2 Xiaomi has rolled out a major update since the release of its new MIUI 7 operating system. Weighing slightly below 200MB, the MIUI 7.1 Global Stable update brings a couple of new features along with its standard bug fixes. It is available now via OTA update for the Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Note, Mi 4i, Redmi...

Is Samsung working on a tablet to compete with the iPad Pro?

January 5, 2016 4:17:15 PM
160105-samsung-galaxy-tabpro-s-1 Earlier, we reported on a 12-inch Samsung tablet running Windows 10 that received WiFi and Bluetooth certification, hinting at Samsung’s return to the Windows 10 tablet market. Now, serial leakster @evleaks has published images of what looks to be the tab in question. According to him, the device will...

Android 6.0 Marshmallow officially headed for Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi Note soon

December 4, 2015 2:36:59 PM
Xiaomi Mi 4 Marshmallow If Xiaomi truly wants to make it outside China, where handheld sales have started to drop on market saturation, it needs both robust hardware at economical price points and appropriately reliable software support. With the Mi 5 likely delayed… once again until February or March, when the Snapdragon 820...

Xiaomi Mi 4 Gets Official Windows 10 ROM, Only in LTE Version for Now

December 3, 2015 3:41:10 PM
Xiaomi-Mi-4-Windows-10 We previously wrote that there was a Xiaomi Mi 4 floating around the web, with Windows 10 Mobile on board and today we have extra details about that. Turns out that Xiaomi and Microsoft are now offering the official Windows 10 ROM on the Mi 4, LTE version only. Xiaomi’s dual OS approach is more and...

DirectD has begun selling the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

December 2, 2015 7:34:00 AM
151124-xiaomi-mi-pad-2-official-4 All hail the existence of grey importers, allowing early adopters everywhere to get their hands on devices not readily available in their country of purchase. DirectD is a household name in our country and despite setting abhorrent prices on some of their inventory. Xiaomi’s second iteration of a tablet,...

Xiaomi to release Windows 10 for its Mi 4 later this week

December 1, 2015 5:17:16 PM
Windows 10 Xiaomi Mi 4 Xiaomi has quickly risen to success on the back of its low cost hardware and heavily customized Android-based operating system but the company is looking to try something new with software. Xiaomi has announced that it will begin offering Windows 10 as an option to Chinese owners of its Mi 4 smartphone...

Windows 10 for Xiaomi Mi 4 officially arriving on December 3

December 1, 2015 3:36:44 PM
Windows 10 for Xiaomi Mi 4 coming this week Xiaomi and Microsoft previously announced their partnership to expand Windows 10 presence in China. But now, both the companies are set to bring a stable Windows 10 for the flagship Mi 4 on December 3. Microsoft had released a beta version of Windows 10 Mobile for the Mi 4 that found to be quite stable...

Xiaomi’s latest iPad mini clone runs Android or Windows 10

November 25, 2015 4:02:20 AM
Sounds like iPad, looks like iPad. Photo: Xiaomi Sounds like iPad, looks like iPad. Photo: Xiaomi Xiaomi latest iPad mini clone got its grand unveiling today, and it has a neat trick up its sleeve. The 7.9-inch Mi Pad 2, which would look right at home in the Apple Store, can run either Android or Windows 10 — and it starts at just $156. The new Mi...

Xiaomi unveils Mi Pad 2 to take on Apple iPad mini

November 24, 2015 7:01:21 PM
Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Xiaomi has finally played its cards and unveiled the Mi Pad 2 with a slimmer yet more powerful hardware than the last year’s Mi Pad to take on Apple iPad mini. The new Mi Pad model comes with Android and Windows options and features an all-metal built that is quite identical to the iPad Mini 4. The Xiaomi...

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 runs Android 5.1 or Windows 10 at $155 and up

November 24, 2015 4:29:05 PM
It didn’t take a rocket scientist to guess that, because it packed an Intel Atom x5 chip, the Android-running Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 recently benchmarked in pre-release form would also offer a Windows 10 alternative on the software side of things. Especially when you consider how the Chinese manufacturer has...

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 is now official. Thinner, lighter and gets an all metal body.

November 24, 2015 12:24:53 PM
151124-xiaomi-mi-pad-2-official-4 Apart from the metal clad Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi has also released its latest flagship tablet – the Mi Pad 2. Offering the same compact 7.9″ size, the new tablet gets an all metal body which is a huge leap over the existing Mi Pad that feels plasticky. Compared to the previous version, the new Mi Pad 2...

What we know so far about Xiaomi’s Grand Finale event that’s happening tomorrow

November 23, 2015 12:24:46 PM
151123-Xiaomi-WWKSF-07 Let’s roll back for a second to let everyone know the timeline of leaks, rumours and announcements of Xiaomi’s purported two device launch. Word had gotten out of TENAA that a smartphone had passed its certification; after which details of the Mi Pad 2 were spotted on Geekbench. Then on it got a whole...
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