Tag Archive: Xiaomi

Xiaomi rumored to be ‘borrowing’ Apple’s 3D Touch tech

Xiaomi isn’t exactly known for having its own ideas, so why would you expect it to act any differently when Apple introduced its innovative new 3D Touch feature for the iPhone 6s? True to form, a new rumor coming out of China claims that Xiaomi has patented its own version of the technology. Because, of […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Xiaomi exec says all smartphones look like the iPhone

Xiaomi executive Hugo Barra doesn’t put much stock in what he calls the “copycat melodrama” surrounding the company’s products, which bear more than a passing resemblance to Apple’s hardware. Barra gave his thoughts on the matter to Bloomberg’s Emily Chang.…Read more ›

Forget Apple Pay, Xiaomi wants to lend you money

When your copying of Apple designs has led to you becoming the world’s most valuable startup, you can afford to loan out a bit of money. According to a new report, controversial Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is set to take…Read more ›

Apple copycat Xiaomi complains others are copying its copies

You know Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker which copied Apple designs en route to becoming the world’s most valuable startup? Well, depending on who you are, get ready to bust out a tune on the world’s smallest violin, because Xiaomi’s…Read more ›

Xiaomi is one step closer to its massive smart bracelet sales target

Not content with simply being the world’s third-biggest smartphone maker, occasional Apple copycat Xiaomi is also making inroads in becoming a major wearables company in its own right. Recently, the company’s CEO Lei Jun laid out his plans to sell…Read more ›

Xiaomi wants to swap your iPhone for its fancy new phablet

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker that’s found fame in the West thanks to its many Apple clones, is said to be preparing a trade-in program that will swap your iPhone for the newly-announced Mi Note phablet. The program is designed to dissuade…Read more ›

Xiaomi wants to be the only name on your wrist in 2015

Xiaomi may have risen rapidly to become the world’s third-biggest smartphone maker, but that’s not enough for a company which seems to have Apple-sized ambitions to go along with its Apple-borrowed designs. With wearables being the next huge tech revolution,…Read more ›

Xiaomi sold a whopping 61.5 million phones in 2014

Call it a ripoff artist that rides on Apple’s coattails if you want, but Xiaomi continues to go from strength to strength in its position as the world’s third-largest phone manufacturer. Having recently announced a new valuation of $ 46 billion…Read more ›

Leaked Xiaomi laptop looks eerily similar to MacBook Air

Xiaomi just rode Apple’s coattails to the biggest startup valuation in world, but it appears the Chinese smartphone maker is ready to take its copying to new heights by getting into the laptop game with, you guessed it, a MacBook…Read more ›

Apple copycat Xiaomi is the world’s most valuable startup

Xiaomi is known for “borrowing” many aspects of Apple’s identity, and here’s one more to add to the list: its sky high valuation. Having just announced the raising of an extra $ 1.1 billion in funding, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced…Read more ›