We thought Google I/O was all but wrapped for the day, but Xiaomi had one last surprise. The Mi Box, which has previously only shipped overseas, will finally be coming to the US for the first time—and it’s bringing 60 FPS 4K support with it.
Every tablet maker is always looking to outdo the competition. Usually that means progressively thinner and more powerful hardware, but Xiaomi decided to flip the script and turn one of its tablets, the Mi Pad 2, into a full-on Transformer.
Xiaomi has a reputation for making good phones at incredible prices. That’s never been more true than with the new Mi 5, a phone with specs to compete with the iPhone or Galaxy S7—but which costs, comparatively, peanuts. Too bad you probably won’t be able to buy one.
In another piece of evidence for the overwhelming argument for me to never leave my couch, Xiaomi announced that it’s going to partner up with Uber to hand-deliver smartphones. Yep, this couch is real comfortable.
You've probably never heard of the Xiaomi Mi Note. You can't buy one in the US. You should read this story anyhow. It's about a smartphone—a really good smartphone—but it's also about the future of personal electronics. You care about the future, no?
Lenovo likes to do its own thing. Sometimes that pays off, such as the company's lovable Yoga laptops, other times you end up with tablets with weird kickstands and built-in projectors. Now, Lenovo has quietly posted its first wearable on its website, but this gadget seems content with just following the crowd.
Samsung might be copying a few design elements here and there from Apple, but it appears to beat out the iPhone in at least one category. This photo, originally leaked by @culeaks, claims to show the rumored Alpha's slimness advantage over an iPhone 5S.
Slapped on the front page of Wednesday's New York Times Business page is a picture of Steve Jobs, resurrected. It's clearly taken at a new product launch where a black-shirted, blue-jeaned CEO stands confident and alone on stage. But there's something off. The product description is in Mandarin. The CEO is wearing…
Earlier this week, Xiaomi's CEO, Lei Jun, held a press conference to announce the company's new smartphone.