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Audio Gear

Can Xiaomi’s True Wireless Earphones give AirPods a run for the money?

At the Redmi Note 8 launch in Malaysia on Tuesday, Xiaomi introduced three true wireless earbuds for different segments of the market, starting at just MYR99. In typical Xiaomi fashion, they pack plenty but offered an accessible pricing.

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Mobile

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 series: All you need to know

The Xiaomi factory continues to churn. And honestly, I doubt the company is anywhere close to stopping yet this final quarter of the year. Following the success of the Redmi Note 7, the #4 smartphone maker in the world today launched the Redmi Note 8 in . For the first time ever, Xiaomi is also bringing the “Pro” model.

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Mobile

Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha is all-screen, all sorts of madness

Xiaomi may have earned its cult status by making and selling “cheap and cheerful” phones, but at the other end of the spectrum, it also has the ability to do some really awesome things. Sometimes crazy things. Like the Mi MIX Alpha.

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Audio Gear Reviews

Xiaomi Redmi AirDots review: These dots are spotty

Unlike most reviewers and consumers who have been lamenting about the gradual disappearance of the 3.5mm audio jack on newer flagship smartphones, I just have this to say, if you can spend upwards of RM3,000 on a smartphone, I’m pretty sure you can fork out the cash for a pair of good wireless headphones or a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter at the very least.

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Mobile Photography Travel

Beauty of Flores, Indonesia captured with the Xiaomi Mi 9

“Life was made for good friends and great adventures” – a quote from somewhere and someone.

Truer words couldn’t have been said or written especially after my trip to Flores, Indonesia in June with my brother, sis-in-law, girlfriend and four of our closest friends. Instead of making that typical trip of visiting Bali, Jogjakarta, Bromo and where have you, the eight of us decided the best way to cut ourselves away from civilization was to live on a boat for four days and three nights and explore the relatively untouched islands of Flores.

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Gadgets

This is the ZHIBAI all men need

Some things are better small. And this compact gadget from Xiaomi is guaranteed to leave you cleaner and refreshed – ZHIBAI Electric Shaver Razor.

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Mobile

Xiaomi goes public on HKEX, celebrates with special product promos

It has finally happened. Xiaomi, as of 9 July 2018, is now a publicly-traded company on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Xiaomi priced its initial public offering (IPO) at HK$17 per share, raising USD$4.72 billion in the world’s biggest technology float in four years.

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Mobile

Xiaomi’s new 4K Mi Box powered by Android TV is hitting the US soon

 

When it isn’t rolling out new smartphones (and smart suitcases), Xiaomi does a lot of other things. It’s been working closely with Google to launch the Mi Box, in the US for now.

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Audio Gear

Hi-Res Audio at MYR79? Now you can with Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro

 

At an exclusive Mi Fan event in Malaysia over the weekend, Xiaomi introduced its latest Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro. The in-ear headphone was developed by Xiaomi’s audio specialist partners – 1More in China, and will retail at just MYR79.

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Tech Musings

An encounter with one of Xiaomi’s chiefs

After all, who would have guessed that my research into up-and-coming consumer powerhouse Xiaomi Inc served me quite well as the Beijing-based company finally came to town on Monday (May 19), to announce the launch of its much-awaited flagship smartphone, the Mi3.