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Xiaomi Smartphone Maker is Apple and Samsungs New Rival [Video]

Xiaomi is a Chinese phone company that is growing massively. They plan to outsell Apple in China and slowly take over the world of Smartphone industry. This video by Bloomberg shows details how the company is managing its low price Smartphones and strategy to challenge Apple and Samsung. They sell high build quality device running  on Android Operating System.



[Infographic] Mobile Apps by the Numbers

A total of 102 billion mobile apps will be downloaded in the year 2013, according to a new Gartner report. More and more users are turning to apps for education, entertainment as well as to improve their productivity.

Canada’s Rogers launching its own mobile wallet service for Android and BlackBerry

Rogers announced today that its suretap wallet will be available to customers in the coming weeks, making it the first mobile wallet from a carrier in Canada. The service will be available on select NFC-enabled smartphones, offering a co-branded virtual Rogers Prepaid MasterCard and gift cards from select national retailers as the first cards available for download.

HTC One mini now available for Rogers Wireless in Canada

Starting today, the HTC One mini will be available on Rogers in Canada. The smaller offering for the One flagship line from HTC can be had for C$99.99 with a two year agreement. For this not into contracted plans, the device will be C$399.99 when you go month-to-month.

The Nexus 5 isn’t pure Android, it’s pure Google

In this, the fifth year of Android’s existence, we also have seen the release of the fifth Nexus phone — appropriately enough called the Nexus 5. Meanwhile, it’s been two years since we saw the release of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich — and since then we’ve only seen “point” updates, up to and including the latest, Android 4.4 KitKat.

Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak comes from Canada. The specs of the yet to be announced smartphone got revealed in a pre-registration page for the Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile.

The Best Themer Themes to Refresh and Customize Your Android Phone

Themer is a great tool for completely customizing your home screen with a few taps, but which themes are the best? Which ones will really make your phone look sharp? We did some digging and picked a some great Themer customizations you might want to try.

Video: Android Themer by MyColorScreen

This is a great tool for customizing your Android operating system phones with a few taps. Check out the video to see how this works.

Google makes Quickoffice for Android and iOS free for all, bringing Microsoft Office editing to the mobile masses

Quickoffice, Google’s Microsoft Office editing app, is now free for iOS and Android users. Google is likely targeting enterprise mobile users, especially on the heels of Apple’s announcement that its suite of iOS business apps will now come stock on all new iPhone and iPad devices.

Report: Apple takes 40.7% share as top US smartphone maker, Samsung gains too; Android back to losing share

In the US, Apple’s dominance as the top smartphone OEM has not only surpassed the 40 percent mark, but it appears set to keep growing. Samsung is gaining as well, but not as fast as its main competitor. Rounding out the top five are HTC, Motorola, and LG, all of which lost share or remained flat. In the platform space, Google is still first courtesy of Android, Apple is second with iOS, but the latter continues to gain on the former.