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The Xiaomi Air Smart Filter Review

I’ve upgraded from SmartAir filters to the new Xiaomi Air, a smart air filtration system. Here are my impressions after two months with it.

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Uber in Chengdu

What Uber Means to Chengdu: More than Money

Uber is winning the hearts and minds of local drivers and passengers as municipal governments struggle to deal with the popular car-hailing app.

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Uber

Cleaner, Faster, Cheaper: Uber in China

I’ve recently started using Uber in Chengdu, and have fallen in love with it. This is why I do not see many taxis in my future.

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SIM Card

How to Recover Your Phone Number When You Lose a SIM Card in China

Last week I published a review of the Hongmi 1S smartphone. A week later, I lost the phone. Here’s how I got my SIM and number back.

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Hongmi 1S

From iPhone to China’s Best Budget Smartphone: Hongmi 1S Review

Xiaomi has been making huge waves in the smartphone industry. And at 800 rmb, the Hongmi 1S was too tempting to ignore. Here’s my review of it and its MIUI interface.

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