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Android Marshmallow MIUI Global Beta ROM 6.3.17 is out now, with huge updates

The Android based MIUI 7 Global Beta ROM 6.3.17 has been released on Mi 3, Mi 4, and the Mi Note. This release brings substantial updates to the OS, and hopefully to Xiaomi getting closer to launching it across all MIUI devices. MIUI Global Beta ROM 6.3.17 Based on Android M Full Changelog Phone Optimization – Accessibility: Voice-over for SIM 1 and SIM ...

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Enable the Samsung Galaxy S7 ‘Always On’ display on any Xiaomi phone (or any Android)

When the Samsung Galaxy S7 was first released, one major feature was its always on display. The display shows a clock, and some important notification information. With a new app, any Android device can mimic the S7’s always on display. The app is appropriately called Always On Display From S7 G5. Click here to view the app in the Google ...

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Hugo Barra runs over a Redmi Note 3 with a car to show how durable the glass is (video)

Xiaomi has released a video of Hugo Barra, VP of International, and Jai Mani, Lead Product Manager, testing the durability of the glass on the Redmi Note 3. The video starts off fairly scientific, with an explanation of the Vickers Hardness Test and testing the glass using a dart, scissors, and keys. However, things get crazy when Barra runs over a ...

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