Xiaomi is a major player in China and its surrounding regions. The manufacturer only recently unveiled its two new phablet smartphones, the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. The former went on sale today in China and the response has been pretty impressive according to the company. It is believed that the smartphone took only three minutes to go out of stock, speaking volumes about the demand for Xiaomi phones in its home region. Those who missed out on today’s flash sale can seek solace in the fact that Xiaomi is expected to hold more...

Recent reports have hinted that HTC could be using decoy units of the One M9 smartphone to restrict the internet from getting an idea about its future flagship. Most of these images that we came across had very familiar design features, barring the back of course. A new revelation however is suggesting that HTC could be looking to make one major design change with the upcoming smartphone – the front logo bar. If the word around the internet is accurate, the company could do away with the black bar on the front which houses the...

You can now get HP’s Chromebook 14 for just $209.99 through Woot as part of a new deal. This is the model with NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 SoC on board, so you’re getting the best for your money. The Chromebook 14 also comes with 16GB of SSD storage, 2GB of RAM and Google’s proprietary Chrome OS software which is quite useful if you rely on Google services. It is also pretty portable thanks to the 14 inch display, which means you can carry it around almost anywhere and get to work. Given Google’s willingness to bring...

This is still the fourth installment of our Samsung Galaxy Note 4 problems troubleshooting series but we already have a lot of unaddressed emails in our inbox. Majority of the problems are not serious and there were also users who simply wanted to be walked through setting up their new phone. For those who already emailed us their problems, please bear with us if couldn’t immediately respond to your concerns. This isn’t the only device we support and we are receiving hundreds of emails each day asking for help. We are serious...

The Twitter app on Android is now getting an update which is bringing the group messaging feature to mobile devices. The update also introduces the ability to upload videos directly through the app. Interestingly, the group chat feature doesn’t require all the contacts to follow each other. So you will be able to converse with everybody on the group if you’re simply added by another user. Obviously, there will also a setting available to opt out of a group chat, so you can easily remove yourself from the conversation if it...

The LG flagship from 2013, the LG G2 is now available for purchase at $209.99 via eBay. This is a brand new unlocked model of the handset, so customers will be greeted to a fresh box packed device. There’s free shipping on offer as well and taxes are applicable only in California. Available color options include Black or White, so there’s not a lot to choose from. The LG G2 was one of the best smartphones to launch in 2013 and was also the reference design for the Nexus 5. It packs a 5.2 inch 1080p display, a 13-megapixel...

Welcome to the 60th part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy S4. This phone was the previous flagship model of the company and is still quite popular today. The expected arrival of the Android Lollipop update will even make it more popular and should make this device attractive to people looking for a solid phone that doesn’t cost as much as current flagship devices. In this latest installment of the series we will tackle some of the latest emails sent to us by our reader regarding the issues they...

Seeing as how the race to the bottom is heating up by the day as far as Android smartphone retail costs are concerned, a refresh of our best sub-$100 prepaid device list from April 2014 was probably long overdue. To make that abundantly clear, just one member of last year’s magnificent low-cost seven made the cut this time around, and that’s despite us feeling generous and adding two extra spots to the rankings. We’ve also decided to stop comparing apples and oranges, so we’ll be listing your nine top prepaid choices out and about...