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OUYA teams up with Xiaomi to conquer Asia

What should you do if you want to make it big in the Android market in Asia, particularly in China? Why partner with the top Android OEM of course! That is what OUYA seems to be doing by striking a deal with Xiaomi to bring its games and its platform outside of its comfort zone and into the Chinese, and eventually Asian, market.

Meizu’s next flagship phone launch imminent

It’s not just the low-end, entry level Android phone market that’s getting saturated, outfits from China – like Meizu – are becoming bolder in their quest to battle the big boys with flagship level devices that are priced relatively cheaper than those of Samsung, LG, Sony, or Apple. Meizu, according to social media updates, may be coming out with its own flagship sooner than expected.

Nokia XL updated with 4G LTE edition in China

Six months after the Nokia XL announcement, China Mobile and Nokia are launching the Nokia XL with 4G LTE connectivity in China. Sadly, the 4G LTE edition will not work elsewhere as it supports LTE Bands 38, 39 and 40 (TD-LTE or TD-SCDMA) only.

Samsung officially launches 7-inch Galaxy Tab Q in China

Ladies and gentlemen, we are now entering a time of unsurpassed phablet craziness and the push for bigger screens on devices as Samsung officially unveils a 7-inch (!!!) phablet in the Galaxy Tab Q. The device is officially under the “Tab” – which ostensibly pertains to tablets – family, but see here, the Galaxy Tab Q is also a phone! The device was launched in China this weekend.

Xiaomi Mi 4 takes on the market with steel

As expected, Xiaomi revealed today its next flagship, the Mi 4 and as expected, the it boasts of the best in class specs, save a few here and there. Proving past rumors and leaks right, this Chinese manufacturer has indeed tried to give the Xiaomi Mi 4 a more premium personality, by utilizing a slightly heavier but definitely sturdier stainless steel material for its body.

ZTE Nubia Z7 family gets into the flagship naming game

ZTE probably won't float to the top of your list if you try to think of serious contenders in the Chinese smartphone industry, at least from the vantage point of the US where ZTE's products fall more on the budget side. In China, however, ZTE is trying to reclaim lost time and presence by unveiling all the same time the three members of its latest flagship series, the Nubia Z7, the misnamed Nubia Z7 Max, and an even more dubious the Nubia Z7 mini.

LG G3 Beat seen in China trade show, looks like rumored G3 Mini

With the positive consumer reaction to its current flagship handset the G3, LG is possibly going for a bigger market share with the LG G3 Beat, which looks suspiciously like the G3 Mini that we have been hearing about for some time now. The G3 Beat was shown off in China at this year’s Tianyi Mobile Phone Trade Exhibition, and the spec sheet for the new phone looks like it’s going to be a winner as well.

GM app scans license plates, gets driver’s phone number

Scared of having your phone number accidentally spread over the Internet? That may be the least of your worries if GM's new app and system ever takes off. The app, called DiDi plate will let anyone, with the right app of course, take a snapshot of a car's license plate and get the driver's phone number, opening him or her to a world of hurt from unsolicited messages.
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