Sunday, July 21, 2013

New Xiaomi 3 Rumor: Two Size with Differnet CPU

The Xiaomi is envisaged to release its new flagship mobile on 16 August as it did last year. Interesting, rumor said that Xiaomi is releasing two flagships: one with Qualcomm's Snapdragon's series CPU, the other with nViadia's Tegra; one with 5.5 inches LCD, the other with a smaller display.

Tegra is freshly introduced to Xiaomi's product line. Tegra 4 is constructed in Cortex-A15 structure and equiped with LTE. This will bring new features to the Xiaomi 3.

Xiaomi's cost-efficiency is without doubt, what the consumers highly concern is that when they can actually buy one. The Hungry Marketing strategy by Xiaomi successfully seized the budgeted buyers' first attention, but many of them lost their patient and turn to many other alternatives.

Let's wait and see what Xiaomi can wow us one month later:

Saturday, July 20, 2013

$2 ONLY - 360 Portable Wifi HotSpot Sharing Device

Translation: July 18, 100 thousands 360 Portable Wifi Spot SOLD Out of Stock

How to make a WIFI hotspot to share the internet connection from your desktop / laptop to your other WIFI mobile device? Go to control panel - internet sharing ... Or you can try this 2 dollars alternatives: hot plug in - and use!

Yes, you are right, this hot cheap wifi sharing device by "360 Corp" offers an awesome one-step setup to hold a wifi hot spot. It claims that the only thing you need to do is to plug in the device into any of internet-connected computer, wait for a few seconds, then a wifi hotspot is created, saving efforts for any difficult step.

Creating Hotspot, 30 seconds
However, the "360 Corp" seems to apply the Hunger Marketing on this hot cheap device. The 1st and 2nd batches of stock were sold out in minutes.

"360 Corp" found its business on anti-virus software. And then rapidly extend its strength to web browser, mobile app, and now the hardware devices.

If you are interested in this wifi sharing device, you can visit their website: . If you want more info or need any help in tranlation, you can leave me msg it's my pleasure.

Ainol - China's Tablet Series

Ainol Electronics is a Shenzhen based 2nd-tier China's tablet manufacture. Upsangel own a Ainol Aurora II 7'' inch tablet, a dual-core model which is released in 2012. Comparing to its rivals, Ainol featured for its strong technical support. I was impressed that Ainol's official forum is popular. Geeks released their mods or other DIY tips via the forum, which maganitizes more technical user in the gang. In contrast to other manufacturers' forum, there only a few general threads, deserted.

Ainol Aurora II

Number and update frequency of Customized ROM is always a very effective way to valuate the popularity and DIYability of an android device. It applies to tablet too. Ainol's official ROM keeps update once in two or three months until it matures. Ainol users are also offered many alternatives of customized ROM, including the poplular Feiyu's ROM and CM ROM.

Tips on Sourcing / Buying Ainol's Tablet

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Meizu's New Flagship Leaks

Meizu Technology outstands from the copycat Chinese mobile manufacturers for its dedicated product design. His current flagship quad-core MX2 was released around Christmas last year and now info of its successor MX3 leaks on internet.

The source claim that it will be equiped with a 5.1-inch screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 2GB RAM and build-in Flyme 3.0 OS, which is the customized version of Android coded by Meizu. If it is true, the configuration is not impressive at all.

The MX2 is being sold as low as 1699RMB (~280USD, same as its major rival Xiaomi 2S), dropped from 2499RMB its original price last year. The discent leads to spetaculation that Meizu is making way for the MX3.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Sina's LITE Weibo Desktop API is Launching

Sina recently released a new version of Weibo software for traditional desktop OS, which offers a lite and clean user experience, alike the Apple's iOS. The new software is assigned a lovely name: Murmur.

Weibo is one of the most popular social media in China, the Chinese localized version of "Twitter". But recent survey revealed that Weibo users are less active this year. Upsangel opines that there may be several reasons lead to the cooling down:

  • the degrading user experience due to Sina's recent steps to monetize Weibo by poping more advertisements
  • the confrontation of Weibo's rival: Weixin by Tecent.

Xiaomi 7million Mobile Sale in 2013H

Xiaomi technology's CEO, Lei Jun, breaks an exciting news in today's employer conference that it had sold over 7 million pieces of mobile phone in the first half of 2013. The company's revenue (unaudited) reaches new high to 13.3 billion, comparing to 12.6 billion realised last year. Lei attributed the good performance to the company's more influential branding, better industry partner support and an improved logistics and warehouse system. 

Xiaomi is well known for its budgeted but well-configured mobile device which rendering it the most cost efficient mobile made in China. As of June, they have more than 14 million Xiaomi user in Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Xiaomi's customized android ROM: MIUI, one of the android geek's choice, has 20 million active user.