How To Play HEVC Files With MX Player – Lag Fix

Once upon a time I had a field day downloading HD movies without bothering about the size of the files but now that Etisalat has long shut down that service, I have reverted to watching my data consumption again. I now focus on downloading HEVC formatted movies as they come …

How To Fix Google Play Store Check Your Connection and Try Again Error

While tinkering with the Redmi Note 2 yesterday, I ran into issues with Google Play Store. It suddenly stopped connecting and kept giving me the Check Your Connection and Try Again Error.

As recommended by many online sites, I tried wiping the cache of Google Play Store, Google Services Framework and Google …

Download Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Global Stable ROM

Xiaomi has had a few global launch events for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 and as expected the global ROM should be out there somewhere. Unfortunately they haven’t uploaded it to their servers for public consumption.
I was trolling the internet this week and stumbled on the ROM and here are …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Battery Issues, Fix and Battery Life Test

After days of delay, I finally got my hands on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime. As was my experience with the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, setting up the Note 2 Prime wasn’t hassle free. The device shipped with a customized ROM which I immediately upgraded to Stock ROM via …

How to Flash the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Via FastBoot Mode

Given the fact that most Xiaomi phones sold by third-party resellers ship with customized ROMs which have been loaded with bloatware, I always make it a point to flash stock ROM once I buy them. Flashing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is pretty easy (though it took a lot of …

How To Flash Xiaomi MiPad In Fastboot Mode

Stable versions of MIUI 7 for both Chinese and Global ROMs were released a week ago and I was quick to download the appropriate file for my MiPad. Unfortunately silly me didn’t follow the correct update procedure and I ended up with a MiPad that refused to come on. Luckily …

How To Easily Install Google Play Services On Xiaomi Devices

Due to certain regulations in China, devices sold in the chinese market do not come with Google services by default. End-users are expected to install them on their own. This is why most Xiaomi users are drawn to Global ROMs as aside from supporting quite an array of languages, they …

SOLVED! IMEI and Signal Issues On Xiaomi Redmi 2 HM2014811, HM2014812, HM2014813

I’ve been getting quite a number of requests from some of you guys about issues related with loss of IMEI or no network signal issues after flashing certain Redmi 2 ROMs. As some of you may know, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 was first launched in China before it was released …

Fairly Used Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime and FitBit One Fitness Tracker For Sale

I finally made up my mind and I’m letting go of the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime after two months of use. It was a wonderful learning experience and I hope to upgrade to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime asap. I have a dislike for smartphones with screen estate of …