Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

Xiaomi releases Mi Max
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 12:36

Xiaomi releases Mi Max


Out in China

Xiaomi has released its Xiaomi Mi Max in China along with MIUI 8.

6.44 inch Xiaomi Max has Snapdragon 650
Published in Mobiles


Launching on 10 May

Xiaomi Max was leaked at TENAA, but we found the phone pictured and listed at one of Xiaomi's shops. It was happy to provide a complete specification including 6.44 inch FullHD screen, Snapdragon 650, 4500 mAhbattery and tell that they will have it on 10 May.

Xiaomi watch launch rumoured for May
Published in Wearables
Friday, 29 April 2016 17:02

Xiaomi watch launch rumoured for May


Getting Mi Watch

Xiaomi is holding an event on May 10 where we could see its new watch – rumoured to be called the Mi smartwatch.

Xiaomi  thinks it can double IoT sales
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 28 April 2016 13:27

Xiaomi thinks it can double IoT sales


Diversify out of smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi wants to double sales of smart home technology devices like rice cookers and air purifiers this year as part of a cunning plan to  diversify away from smartphones.

Xiaomi will fire up its homemade rifle soon
Published in Processors


A mobile processor of its own

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Xiaomi delays notebook launch
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 18 March 2016 11:22

Xiaomi delays notebook launch


Second quarter now 


Xiaomi Technology is delaying its first notebook until the second quarter of 2016.

Xiaomi gets on its bike
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 12:15

Xiaomi gets on its bike


Who needs mobiles?


In an unusual sideline to its make products smartphone maker Xiaomi is getting into making bicycles.

Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors


Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Indian Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has Snapdragon 650
Published in Mobiles


International version with Helio X10 also available 

Today is a good day for the Snapdragon 650 Cortex A72-based SoCs. First Samsung announced an A9 and A9 Pro and now Xiaomi has a new phone using the SoC too.