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You may have heard of Xiaomi — the China-based tech company that grew to prominence with its bargain-priced, flagship-grade phones. A lot of them are sold internationally through 3rd party retailers, so you may even be one of the few people that bit the bullet and bought one of these bargains.

Xiaomi is known for another thing besides its affordable phones, though — its super-heavy Android re-skin. Dubbed MIUI, it’s Xiaomi’s own interface that makes the operating system look in a whole different way.

This is why the release of the Xiaomi Mi A1 was such a big deal — the phone is built …


Sprint and Foxconn both finish in the top ten of "America's Most Hated Companies"

A recently published list revealing the twenty most hated companies in America, finds two firms dealing with the wireless industry inside the top 10.. At number 7, is Sprint. 44% of the customers polled by Zogby claimed to have a negative experience with the nation’s fourth largest carrier. Apparently, offering unlimited service at a lower price than the three other majors doesn’t count for much when your wireless service lags behind them.

According to RootMetrics, Sprint was last among its peers (Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T) in network speed, and second to last in calling, texting, …

Following shocking finish, Apple Watch warns several Vikings fans about their heart

It was the kind of ending you would expect to only see from Hollywood. Trailing the New Orleans Saints 24-23 in their NFC Divisional Round playoff game, the Minnesota Vikings had 10 seconds left on the clock and were at their own 39 yard line. Case Keenum dropped back to pass and lofted a pass to Stefon Diggs, who caught the ball at the Saints 34, kept his balance, and ran into the end zone for the game winning touchdown as time expired.

Vikings fans at the stadium or watching on television had just witnessed a modern day football miracle, and their bodies were responding appropriately. …

Bright Black Huawei P10 Plus with glossy finish is now official

When the Huawei P10 Plus launched earlier this year, the handset was offered in Arctic White, Prestige Gold, Greenery, Dazzling Blue, Graphite Black, Dazzling Gold, Rose Gold and Moonlight Silver. This morning, a new color option has been introduced called “Bright Black,” based on Google Translate. Unlike the matte finish on the Graphite Black variant of the P10 Plus, Bright Black gives the device a glossy look.

To refresh your memory, the Huawei P10 Plus is equipped with a 5.5-inch LCD screen carrying a 1440 x 2560 resolution. There is some home cooking inside the device, which is where …