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Huawei Has Hired An Ex-Apple Executive To Improve Their Interface

Fresh of the back of their blockbuster third-quarter results, Huawei is wasting no time establishing itself as a market contender in the high-end smartphone space. According to a statement on the company’s public Weibo account, Huawei has hired a former Apple design executive to lead the interface design of Huawei’s smart devices. Abigail Brody served almost 10 years as a […]

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Samsung Wants You To Enjoy The ‘Aristocratic Life’ With… A Flip Phone

“Enjoy the luxury lifestyle, break into the aristocratic life,” is the mantra Samsung is using to sell its latest flagship, and nothing screams blue-blood quite like a flip phone. No, it’s not 2003, but Samsung did release a clamshell smart-flip-phone called the Samsung G9198 on Friday, complete with a 3.9-inch dual screen 768p touch display, powered by Snapdragon 808. While it […]

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SmartStudy: Kindergarten Education On IoT

China’s education gap is a huge problem. It is said that some 60 million students in rural schools are left-behind children, struggle to grasp advanced subjects such as English and chemistry.  To mitigate the education gap between the rich and the poor in China, China’s Ministry of Education has said that roughly 358,000 teachers were hired in the past year to […]

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Qihoo-Backed Qiku Elbows Into The China Smartphone Race

Days after Smartisan unveiled its latest smartphone, Qihoo 360-backed smartphone company Qiku took the wraps off an ambitious array of new phones. The high-spec lux version packs a 6-inch 2k TFT display by Sharp, a powerful Snapdragon 810, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a fixed 3700mAh battery. It features a 2.5d round edge tempered front screen […]

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Huawei Joins Forces With Google & ZTE Cries Copycat

Those of us on holiday in China this week may have missed the launch of the latest Nexus devices from Google on Thursday, and the subsequent Weibo trends that ensued. Among the new Nexus range was a first-time entrant Huawei. Google’s newest flagship phablet, the Huawei Nexus 6P, is the first collaboration project between Huawei and […]

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Why ZTE Is Now Sponsoring Five NBA Teams

On New Year’s Eve 2014, Chinese telecoms equipment and smartphone supplier ZTE began a new phase in their growth. The company launched their new brand identity at the first game of the Golden State Warrior’s season, effectively ending their time in the U.S. market as purely a white label manufacturer for U.S. carriers and setting out to sell […]

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Chinese Smart WiFi Router Maker HiWiFi Opens up Its Linux-based Operating System to Developers and Smart Home Appliance Makers

Chinese smart WiFi router developer HiFiWi, announced to open up its Linux-based system, called HiWiFi OS, so that developers will build applications for the platform, and smart devices can get connected and controlled through HiFiWi routers. The company launched yesterday three projects, HiCloud, HiMobile and HiStore. HiStore is an app store for third-party applications. HiWiFi router runs . for which […]