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HTC's Peter Chou joins visual effects firm behind 'Iron Man 3'

engadget.com — No, Peter Chou isn't leaving HTC. As the company is gearing up to launch its virtual reality platform (and another flagship phone) later this year, the co-founder has decided to pick up a second role at renowned visual effects company, Digital Domain, to strengthen his company's VR know-how.

Tencent's kids smartwatch is both cute and connected

engadget.com — While there are already a handful of connected wearables for kids in the market, here's one with a more complete set of features. Courtesy of Chinese tech giant Tencent, this QQ Watch comes with a 1.12-inch 128 x 128 OLED screen, IP65 ruggedness, an SOS call button and its very own 2G radio.

A unique twist on Android for broke college kids

engadget.com — For those who still remember, it's been well over a year since China's Smartisan launched the T1, which turned out to be a surprisingly good effort from the teacher-turned-entrepreneur, Luo Yonghao. Today, the startup has finally launched its second Android device, the U1 aka JianGuo (which means "nuts" in Chinese), to cater to the younger audience with an 899 yuan (about $140) base price.

Huawei's Honor 7i has just one flipping camera

engadget.com — Even though Huawei is just two weeks away from its IFA launch event, it couldn't help but push out another eccentric device beforehand. In Beijing today, the company unveiled the Honor 7i which, like the Oppo N series, has a camera that can flip around for some quality selfies.

Huawei's Honor 7i has just one flipping camera

engadget.com — Even though Huawei is just two weeks away from its IFA launch event, it couldn't help but push out another eccentric device beforehand. In Beijing today, the company unveiled the Honor 7i which, like the Oppo N series, has a camera that can flip around for some quality selfies.
Aug 20, 2015

Huawei's Honor7i flipping camera makes sense! Doubt we'd see this on an iPhone, but can wish engt.co/1Jlrisa pic.twitter.com/jwMgan5m5W

Xiaomi's global devices to get Opera's data-saving tech

engadget.com — Following yesterday's announcement on Opera Max supporting YouTube and Netflix, today the company revealed that Xiaomi's latest Android fork, MIUI 7, will have the same data-saving technology baked into its Data Saver feature. According to Xiaomi, this can reduce data usage across all apps by up to 50 percent, though encrypted connections are still left untouched.

Opera Max saves data on YouTube and Netflix

engadget.com — Until now, one of the limitations with the Opera Max Android app is that it doesn't compress encrypted connections, which is probably a good thing except that many video platforms use HTTPS. That's no longer an issue with the software's latest release, which can now compress YouTube and Netflix video streams over HTTPS "without any significant loss in quality."

The past, present and future of ASUS, according to its chairman

engadget.com — "Namaste!" That was how ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih greeted some 2,000 fans at his " ZenFestival" event in New Delhi last week. And yes, he yelled on stage, just as he always does, with a generous helping of buzzwords and "thank yous." And there have been other memorable moments.

The past, present and future of ASUS, according to its chairman

engadget.com — "Namaste!" That was how ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih greeted some 2,000 fans at his " ZenFestival" event in New Delhi last week. And yes, he yelled on stage, just as he always does, with a generous helping of buzzwords and "thank yous." And there have been other memorable moments.

Xiaomi's $125 phone has the same heart as HTC's flagship

engadget.com — For those who don't know, Xiaomi has a budget line of smartphones called Redmi, but those have been kind of off our radar for some time. That's not the case with the latest model announced today. Following its predecessor, this Redmi Note 2 is sticking with the same 5.5-inch screen size but with a higher resolution of 1080p.
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Sep 04, 2015

.@ASUS' Jonney Shih and @Huawei's Richard Yu spotted hanging out at @Lenovo's #IFA2015 booth. pic.twitter.com/J7UlivLTvJ

Sep 04, 2015

@benwood Ah, didn't know that Great Wall has moved beyond PCs.

Sep 03, 2015

RT @evadou: "Hello again, you crying little lapine tease". @CRTejada's epic 2-month saga of trying to buy a Xiaomi phone on.wsj.com/1NPaMDJ


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