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XBMC running in Linux on a TV box with an Amlogic AM8726-MX chip (video)

The folks behind the XBMC media center application have made a lot of progress porting the software to run on Android. But if you’d rather have a small, low-power XBMC box that runs on Linux, new options might be available soon. Pivos Technology’s XIOS box can run Android or Linux, and there are XBMC builds […]

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First Look: $69 G-Box Dyno Android 4.0 mini PC with ARM Cortex-A9

The G-Box Dyno is tiny desktop computer that sits in the palm of your hand. It’s got the guts of an Android smartphone or tablet, but it doesn’t have a display or touchscreen. Instead you plug in a keyboard, mouse, remote control, and TV or monitor to run Android apps on a big screen. At […]

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Diamond Multimedia releases Android 4.0 update for the AMP1000 media player

The Diamond Multimedia AMP1000 Android Media Player is a set-top-box that you can hook up to a TV to run Android apps on a big screen. It comes with a wireless remote control that you can use like a mouse and a keyboard. It can connect to the internet over Ethernet and WiFi connections, and […]

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Ainol Novo 7 Crystal: $120 tablet with Android 4.1, Amlogic 8726

The Pipo U1 isn’t the only cheap Android 4.1 tablet with a dual core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU. Ainol has introduced a new 7 inch tablet powered by a 1.5 GHz Amlogic AM8726-M6 dual core processor with Mali 400 graphics. It’s called the Ainol Novo 7 Crystal. The tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it’s […]