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    Just last week, Xiaomi kicked LG off the list of top smartphone manufacturers as it took fifth place for itself. And more than once, it's managed to sell out of its Mi3 handset in record time. Clearly, it's doing something right amidst all the controversy it's leaving in its wake. The question now is, can its newest handset, the Mi4, compete with what many have declared the best smartphone of the year thus far, LG's G3? With the G3, LG has managed to woo tons of consumers. The 5.5-inch QHD display is packed into a remarkably small package, the LG UI is actually a pleasure to use, and it's ...

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    Xiaomi is on a rise in China, and as such, the company is looking for different ways to stand out from the boatload of competitors it has in Asia. We've had some quality hands on time with the Xiaomi Redmi 1S a couple of weeks ago, and while we weren't wowed, this is a decent phone for its intended market. Sadly the company faced a couple of privacy concerns a couple of days ago, and the company's VP and ex-Googler Hugo Barra just came on record to give us a status. Xiaomi was under F-Secure's radar recently because the device's MIUI would phone home to Beijing and share your phone and ...

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    NVIDIA had a rough year in 2013 when it came to its SoC business. After the Tegra 3 and Tegra 2 before it were featured on a number of high-profile phones and tablets, OEMs balked at the Tegra 4, and we saw it used in few devices outside those NVIDIA directly had a hand in making. Now the company's got its new Tegra K1, an apparent powerhouse of a chip revealed back at CES in January. Will the K1 succeed where the Tegra 4 failed? That remains to be seen, but today we get the ball rolling as we learn about one of the first devices to feature a K1, the Xiaomi Mi Pad. Let's not beat around ...

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    MIUI is one of the most unique and popular custom builds of Android around. It takes design cues from various platforms and different strains of Android to create a clean and versatile interface. It also incorporates one of the most elaborate and expansive theme catalogs, which makes customizing the intricate details of your device's interface a breeze. Recently, XDA-developers user adyscorpius ported the Cyanogenmod-based MIUI v5 to the HTC One. Complete with thousands upon thousands of highly customizable themes and missing all of the HTC's original software features, such as Beats Audio ...

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    By and large, it's hard to get excited about smartphones targeted for a Chinese audience. While we occasionally hear about some very impressive hardware, such handsets rarely see wide release in the West. Still, even when the chances of getting our hands on such hardware is pretty low, it can still be worth paying attention to for signs of where the smartphone market in general is heading. The latest Chinese phone to catch our attention in such a manner has us wondering just how cheap high-end hardware could soon become. Xiaomi released its M1/MI-ONE last year, an S3-based dual-core ...

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