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10 best Android tools and utility apps

Smartphones are, at their core, tools. Because of this, many developers have created tons of tools for them that work really well. The genre is actually quite diverse. There are tons of Android tools and utility apps out there. You can do a whole bunch of stuff with Android. It’s actually a rather …

What's New With Amazon.com, Inc.?

Online retailer <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) is about to release its third-quarter results. After the closing bell on Thursday, Oct. 26, investors will get a fresh look at Amazon's business status. Here's a quick look at what to expect from this important update.<p>Management offered some guidance targets …

A Quick and Effective Photoshop Color Correction Technique

An image can have a global color cast for a wide variety of reasons, and there are a multitude of techniques for correcting such issues. This clever …

Google and Xiaomi partner to launch the Android One Mi A1 smartphone in more than 40 markets

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has launched its first Android One device in partnership with Google.<p>The Mi A1 is the latest in a line of Android One devices to hit developing markets over the past few years.<p>Android One is a software and hardware standard through which Google controls the …

China’s Xiaomi retains top spot over Apple as world’s most popular wearable tech maker

Chinese technology company Xiaomi has beaten out Apple and Fitbit for a second straight quarter as the most popular maker of wearable devices in the …

Xiaomi uploads its rather capable Mi Calculator app to the Play Store for all devices

A lot of manufacturers are uploading their apps to the Play Store these days. That even includes Xiaomi, a company based in a country that doesn't …

Apps

Xiaomi's bezel-free Mi Mix 2 is coming on September 11th

With its unprecedented screen-to-body ratio, Xiaomi's Mi Mix was the first harbinger of 2017's least escapable phone trend. A little under a year later, the sequel is nearly here — Xiaomi has confirmed on Weibo that the Mi Mix 2 is set to be announced at an event on September 11th.<p>There isn't much …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi's upcoming phone in India will be the first in an all-new series

Xiaomi is all set to introduce a new phone in India on September 5, and teasers from earlier this week hinted at the Mi 5X, which sports the same …

Quick handiwork brings open sourced Android Oreo for Xiaomi Mi 3, Mi 4

If you know your way around Xiaomi phones, you know that the company lays it thick with MIUI. Fortunately, you can get into the recovery pretty easy …

Android News

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi 5X in India on Sep. 5

Xiaomi is getting ready to launch the Mi 5X in India on Septermber 5. The phone is aimed at the budget segment, but offers the same 12MP dual camera …

Mobile Technology
eCommerce

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review

All screen, all the time – that was the philosophy behind the Xiaomi Mi Mix, one of last year’s hottest smartphones. Coming before offerings from Samsung and LG, it was Xiaomi that made such a big deal about having a minimal bezel display that we all had to pay attention. Naturally, expectations …

Xiaomi unveils AMAZFIT smartwatch- Technology News, Firstpost

Xiaomi today announced the AMAZFIT watch adding yet another category of smart device to their list. The company has gradually been expanding its …

Wearable Tech

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 may have even smaller bezels

The nearly bezel-free Xiaomi Mi Mix kicked off the Great Bezel Race of 2017, and now it seems like its successor may be right around the corner. Designer Philippe Starck posted a video of what looks to be the next version of the Mi Mix on his Facebook page with the tagline “even less” hinting that …

Mobile Technology

Trade in your Surface for a new one every 18 months

Microsoft is making it easier for customers to get their hands on the latest tech with its new Surface Plus financing options. Phone carriers have already tapped into the marketing potential of early upgrades: now you can buy a Surface device with a 24-month 0 percent interest payment plan and …

Lineup

Xiaomi secures $1b loan for global push and offline sales

Chinese technology company Xiaomi has secured a $1 billion loan to fund its international expansion and strengthen its brick-and-mortar sales …

Xiaomi unveils MIUI 9 with improved performance, better resource allocation, and a new smart assistant

MIUI has been, up to this point, pretty polarizing. Xiaomi's Android "skin" has its fans (and staunch fanboys), and it has its critics (and haters). …

Xiaomi Mi 5X Expected Specs, Price, Features: Summary of Xiaomi's Upcoming Model

Xiaomi has a tradition of unveiling a lot of smartphones throughout the year. Most of these models are upgrades to last year’s releases, however, in …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 review: Six months later

Six months after its release, the Redmi Note 4 is still one of the best phones in the budget segment in India. There are plenty of options in this …

My Entire Portfolio Was Built Using Only One Lens, Can You Guess Which One?

It is possible. I'm not here writing this to beat you in the head with an “it's not the gear” rant; we can all agree that take is a bit redundant …

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor

When was the last time you cleaned your sensor? Even with weather-sealed equipment, dust particles can eventually make their way inside your camera. …

7Artisans Unveils Four New Affordable Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras

The Chinese lens manufacturer 7Artisans has released four new lenses to market. They’re all designed for mirrorless cameras, with mounting options …

The Digital Transformation of the Retail Industry – a Glimpse into the Future - Microsoft News Centre Europe

The way we shop is changing rapidly, and the role of the retailer has changed forever. Technology has disrupted the traditional, established business …

Customer Experience

Xiaomi To Launch Two 'Bezel-Less' Phones By The End Of 2017

The Xiaomi Mi MIX was one of the more interesting smartphones of 2016, and the company has just reconfirmed that its successor is on the way. …

Elon Musk wants to link computers to our brains to prevent an existential threat to humanity

Elon Musk is a busy guy.<p>He's developing electric vehicles, self-driving cars, tunnel-boring infrastructure technology, and re-usable rockets (with the goal of getting humans to Mars).<p>Given Musk's ambitiousness, it's not totally surprising that he is also launching a company that will look into ways …

Singularity

This Photographer Creates Magic Underwater With His “Fire In The Sky” Series

Underwater Fashion photographer Michael David Adams always creates stunning imagery when he gets in the water with his subjects.. His unique vision …

Photography

Uber appears to be interest-targeting Facebook ads to people who like the ACLU

Trying to get back in your good graces<p>It looks like Uber is trying to get back into the good graces of what it sees as a very specific demographic — people who like the American Civil Liberties Union on Facebook.<p>Uber CEO Travis Kalanick published an internal memo about President Trump’s executive …

Internet

The 10 books that inspired me to build a unicorn company

I admit it. I’m an online ‘snack’ addict. After all, with the digital era has come an endless selection of cheap, easy and addictive pieces of online …

Books

Xiaomi hopes to open 1,000 stores by 2020

To date, Xiaomi has focused overwhelmingly on internet sales of its smartphones and media devices in order to keep costs down. Even its tiny retail footprint has largely been limited to service centers and "experiences." However, that's all going to change in the next few years. Xiaomi has revealed …