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Nuvola NP-1 is a $299 Android media player with a Tegra 4 chip

Digital entertainment company NanoTech plans to launch an Android-powered device that you can use to stream 4K Ultra HD movies to your TV. It’s called the Nuvola NP-1, and it’s expected to ship in August. NanoTech is taking pre-orders for $299, but your card won’t be charged until the box ships. The Nuvola NP-1 is […]

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Cube unveils kit that turns Android tablets into TV boxes

Chinese tablet maker Cube is branching out into the set-top-box space… kind of. Rather than introduce a standalone box that lets you run Android apps on a big-screen TV, the company is introducing a new accessory that turns your existing tablet into a TV box. The kit includes a wireless remote control and an adapter […]

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Ubuntu up and running on Android mini PCs with RK3188 chips

Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processor is one of the fastest ARM Cortex-A9 chips on the market. But up until now if you’ve had a tablet, TV stick, or other devices with an RK3188 chip, you’ve probably only been able to run Android on it. Now you can also run Ubuntu, and possibly other Linux-based operating systems […]

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$123 Pandora TV Box brings Android games, video chat, more to your TV

The Pandora TV Box is a device that sits on top of your TV and turns it into an Android-powered computer. It has a camera that faces forward, letting you use the device to make video calls. You can stream internet video or surf the web. What makes this model special is that it comes […]

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Kingnovel K-R42-1 Android TV box with RK3188 CPU, Ethernet jack

A growing number of companies are using the powerful Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor in small boxes designed to run Android apps on your TV. But many of those small boxes are so small that there’s only room for a few USB ports, a microSD card slot,  HDMI output, and not much else. The Tronsmart […]