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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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SamoAir

Measuring PM2.5 for 200rmb: the SamoAir Review

Can a digital particle measuring device available for less than 200rmb really be worth your time? For the price, this thing is pretty amazing.

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How to Wirelessly Control Your Air Filter Remotely for 99 rmb

Combined with a Smart Air filter, you can have a fully automated wirelessly-controllable air filtration setup for less than 300 rmb. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how.

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Canon filter

Escaping the Apathy Trap: Q&A with Smart Air Filters

Some of us have found the will to shell out cash for an air purifier while others laugh at death. Smart Air Filter has disrupted the game with a cheap alternative.

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Open Data

Opening Data in Chengdu For All

I came to Chengdu where I worked on Open Data for a major American city. I hope to continue my work in Chengdu – here’s why.

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