Tag Archives: Microsoft

Xiaomi’s big spending on U.S. patents could indicate imminent launch in North America

xiaomi to launch global product

According to a report Richardson Oliver Law (ROL) Group LLP, a firm specialized in the purchase and acquisition of patents, Xiaomi is as one of the top buyers of US patents for 2016. As of now Xiaomi has over 7000 patents of which 6200 have been granted. From them, 5200 patents have been published. Previously, Xiaomi went into a partnership ...

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Xiaomi and Microsoft expand partnership, Office and Skype to be pre-installed on Mi devices

Xiaomi and Microsoft

Xiaomi Inc. and Microsoft Inc. are teaming up together. Both companies confirmed that they are going to expand long-term relationship to bring cutting edge, innovative and productive mobile based technology products. As per the agreement, both companies will collaborate with each other. Xiaomi will ship their devices with Office and Skype pre-installed. The agreement also includes the cross-license and patent ...

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Four must-have apps to customize the look and feel of any Android (with video!)

We’ve all been there. That moment when things start to feel a little too boring on our smartphones. Get ready for a change, because we’ve got the four must-have apps to customize the look and feel of any Android. Thanks Xtream Droid for the video! Yandex Launcher The Yandex launcher not only looks superb, but is blazing fast and fully functional. ...

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Surprise! Xiaomi releases major Windows 10 update for Mi 4

Xiaomi and Microsoft have begun rolling out a previously unannounced update to Windows 10 that fixes some major problems users have been experiencing, including freezing issues. New with the firmware update : Vibration switch buttons (Settings -> Extras -> vibration settings) Improved the quality of the camera to take pictures at close range (yes!) Optimized battery Enhanced the stability of quick ...

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HTC announces job cuts amid pressure from Xiaomi, Apple

HTC said Thursday that it will cut jobs and discontinue some of its models in order to compete with market leaders like Apple and Samsung in high-end devices. This is due to significant losses in market share for the Taiwanese company during this year’s second quarter. In 2015, HTC shares have fallen 51 percent. “The cuts will be across the board,” HTC Chief ...

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