Category Archives: Other Hardware
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.
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.
On Weibo, someone got sent one for free with a complete collection of wristbands: