Tag Archive: Crosses


Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 series crosses 5 million sales in four months

The Redmi Note 5 series becomes Xiaomi’s best-selling lineup to date.

Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have cumulatively amassed over 5 million in sales. Both phones made their debut back in February, and the Redmi Note 5 Pro in particular continues to sell out within minutes during weekly flash sales.

Its unavailability has led to a lot of consternation among Xiaomi fans eager to get their hold  [Read More…]

India’s Reliance Jio crosses 16 million subscribers in just 26 days

Reliance Jio rolled out its services in India to much fanfare last month, with the carrier offering its services for free to anyone signing up until the end of the year. As part of its Welcome Offer, Jio is giving away 4GB of free 4G data per day, as well as unlimited voice calls until December 31, 2016. Users will be charged for data from January 1, 2017, but voice calls will continue to be free on  [Read More…]

Xiaomi launches MIUI 8 as global userbase crosses 200 million

At an event in Beijing, Xiaomi launched the latest version of its custom ROM, MIUI 8. The latest iteration introduces a redesign of the UI elements, with a focus on bold colors. Xiaomi shared usage figures, stating that MIUI has over 200 million users worldwide, up from 170 million in the month of February.

Let’s start with the stock apps: The Gallery app has picked up new editing tools, better space utilization, and  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger crosses 1 Billion downloads on Playstore

Facebook has recently announced that the Android version of their Messenger app has been downloaded over 1 billion times. Facebook’s VP of Messaging Products commemorated this landmark in a Facebook post yesterday.

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“Happy to make it to the very exclusive Android 1 billion+ downloads club.” – David Marcus

Facebook Messenger has provided us with a indispensable replacement for text messaging, phone calls, video calls and picture sharing as  [Read More…]

Pebble Time crosses $20 million in Kickstarter funding with just under 24 hours to go

There’s no doubt that the Pebble Time‘s Kickstarter campaign has been a massive success — and now the company has just hit another major milestone by crossing the $ 20 million mark with just under 24 hours left to go.

Google Play Music All Access crosses the border to Canada

Google’s Play Music All Access subscription service is now streaming in Canada! By signing up to All Access, you can get a healthy cloud library of tunes, as well as your own private collection. Us Canadians are used to these sorts of services taking awhile to get up here, but it sure is welcome. As an early bird promotion, Google is cutting the normal subscription rate from $ 9.99 to $ 7.99, and tossing in 30  [Read More…]