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Xiaomi’s “KK99″ Is A Large Power Bank

Weibo:

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Xiaomi News Bits 10/30/14

Xiaomi Poaches Spotify’s Donovan Sung To Lead International Product Development

Now that it’s apparently the third largest smartphone maker in the world, China’s Xiaomi needs experienced heads to help it build its business outside of Asia. And that’s exactly what it’s getting. TechCrunch understands that the company has completed a significant international hire, poaching Donovan Sung, who was Spotify’s first product manager in the US, to run its international product development team in a role based out of Beijing.

That’s interesting. Liwan Jiang, a co-founder who wrote the book about Xiaomi (not Lei Jun as I originally thought), has moved from China to Silicon Valley on a mysterious product development journey.

That Yi HD home security camera Xiaomi is selling gets an unboxing, setup, and test over at the Mi Forum [Google Translate].

And another pimp image has been released for whatever the hell it is Xiaomi plans to announce this Saturday(!), November 1. See it after the break.

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Man Renders Xiaomi MiBand Fugly

Weibo:

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China Tablets & Tech, Briefly

Most of the action these days takes place on Weibo.

Since monitoring Weibo, I’ve discovered a lot of the material I used to read on tech sites originated on Weibo. So the tech sites themselves don’t take that much time to look at these days, unless an actual review of a tablet that interests me is published.

It’s Weibo that now takes hours and hours and hours and eats up my life.

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Some Xiaomi MiBand Pr0n

On Weibo, someone got sent one for free with a complete collection of wristbands:

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MiBand Software Update Eleven

Weibo communiqué:

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Xiaomi MiBand iOS Software Peek

Weibo communiqué:

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HD Security Camera: US$25!

Weibo communiqué

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149 yuan is about US$25 — for a camera that’s 720p HD!

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Photos Of Huawei Color Band

Slideshow at PCPop.

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I haven’t heard of this before these photos. There’s a listing here for something that looks a bit similar, at an unbelievable US$249.99.

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Xiaomi MiBand Miscellany

One guy uses his as a muzzle on his dog to prevent it eating things when it’s walked outside:

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