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Xiaomi to trial super cheap Android powered set-top box in three Chinese cities

Xiaomi to trial super cheap Android powered set-top box in three Chinese cities

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Google TV may not yet have really taken off, but that hasn't put Chinese manufacturer, Xiaomi, off the idea of an Android powered set-top box. The Xiaomi Box is set to come to market on March 19, initially in a three city trial -- those being Shanghai, Hangzhou and Changsha. The initial batch of the device will be limited beyond location too, with just 10,000 units initially being made...

ASUS Padfone 2 now available on Vodafone in the UK, free on new £33 per month contract

ASUS Padfone 2 now available on Vodafone in the UK, free on new £33 per month contract

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Back in Barcelona alongside the Padfone Infinity announcement, we also learned that its predecessor, the Padfone 2, would finally be launching on UK shores. The phone/tablet combination officially launched in the UK on March 1, and now it has become available subsidized on a new 2-year contract at Carphone Warehouse.  Best of all, the Padfone 2 can be had for free on contracts from £33...