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Xiaomi Mi Watch is unapologetically inspired by the Apple Watch, but costs only $185

Xiaomi has been well-known for its fitness products, especially the Mi Band lineup. In the past, Xiaomi has depended on another Chinese company Huami – the maker of Amazfit smartwatches – for these Mi Bands. Today, alongside the launch of the Mi CC9 Pro and the Mi TV 5 Series, Xiaomi announced its first true...

MIUI Quick Settings provides quick access to hidden phones settings on Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi's MIUI Android skin is a far cry from the stock Android experience we all know and love. However, it packs in some really useful customization options and features that many Xiaomi users appreciate. But did you know that the OS also packs in a few settings that are hidden from users? Accessing these hidden...

MIUI 11 rolling out to the Redmi K20 and Redmi 7A in India

Xiaomi officially unveiled MIUI 11 late last month at an event in China. Since then, beta versions of the software have already rolled out to a number of devices. These include the Xiaomi Mi 8, the Mi Mix 2S, and the Mi Mix 3. We also learned that Xiaomi was planning to roll out Android...

Android 10-based MIUI 11 updates for the Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi Mix 2S, and Mi Mix 3 are now in closed beta

Late last month at an event in China, Xiaomi showcased some of its newest products, including the Mi Mix Alpha and the Mi 9 Pro 5G. Along with the hardware, the company also announced MIUI 11 at the event. The company's latest Android skin brings a ton of improvements and new features compared to MIUI...

MIUI Launcher has a hidden Google Discover integration that only works in some regions

The Google Discover feed is a very handy feature that you'd mostly find on Pixel or other stock Android devices. The feed conveniently sits to the left of your home screen and displays vital information about things that matter to you. These include the latest news stories, updates about your favorite sports teams, tailored video...

MIUI 11 leak reveals new design, icons, and features for Xiaomi smartphones

Unlike OnePlus, Samsung, and Huawei, Xiaomi doesn't tie new versions of its Android skin, called MIUI, to new Android OS releases. MIUI 10 is available for dozens of Xiaomi smartphones, and depending on the phone, it'll be layered on top of Android 7 Nougat, Android 8 Oreo, or Android 9 Pie. Earlier this year, Xiaomi...

Xiaomi is adding a one-click button to turn off all ads in MIUI system apps

Xiaomi's custom Android skin MIUI comes with a bevy of improvements over, or substitutes for, features in AOSP. The company spends a significant amount of time refining these features based on the feedback from beta testers as well as developing new ones with the objective of improving the end user's experience. While users cherish the...

Xiaomi releases stable Android 10 for the Redmi K20 Pro on the same day as Google

Google just released stable Android 10 for the Pixel family earlier today. As per usual, Essential was hot on their tail with the update for the Essential Phone. The next OEM to release Android 10 may surprise you: Xiaomi is rolling it out to the Redmi K20 Pro in China and India. The latest MIUI 10...

[Update 2: Redmi K20 Pro in India] Xiaomi is recruiting beta testers for the Mi 9’s Android Q-based MIUI update

Android Q has been available for developers since a few months now, giving them a chance to try out Google's newest update to Android before it rolls out for the general public. These Beta releases gives them an opportunity to explore newly introduced APIs and test their apps against the changes, ensuring that everything works...

MIUI 10 betas end this month for all devices in preparation for MIUI 11

Xiaomi's MIUI is a fun ROM to follow along, mainly because Xiaomi makes it a point to involve the community for testing out updates on a regular basis. Through MIUI Betas that roll out for a wide range of devices, we can spot new and exciting features that the company is working on, and users...

MIUI prepares to automatically recognize and change ringtone for phone calls from food delivery vendors

MIUI by Xiaomi continues to see regular and active development from the company. Unlike other larger OEMs, Xiaomi gives enthusiast users a chance to try out some of these features through beta releases, before the features make their way to stable releases. For instance, previous MIUI Betas have showcased features such as additional Screen Cast...

Another look at Android Q with MIUI: System-wide dark mode, Finally! [VIDEO]

Android Q looks to be arriving very soon, especially as Google just dropped the Android Q-specific security patches yesterday. As a result, companies are ramping up development to have everything ready to go as soon as possible. OEMs like Essential will likely have their update out very soon, but others with more software modifications like...