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GameStick’s $79 Android gaming system is available for pre-order

PlayJam plans to ship its first Android-based GameStick video game consoles in April to backers of the company’s Kickstarter campaign. But if you didn’t pledge any money during the fundraising campaign, now you can pre-order a GameStick from the company’s website for $79. The GameStick is a game console on a tiny stick about the […]

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Measy U2C Android Mini PC features a webcam, optional docking station

The Measy U2C is an Android TV stick with a Rockchip RK3066 dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and Android 4.1 software. But there are two things that really set it apart: The built-in mic and camera, and an upcoming optional docking station that makes the camera easy to use (and which […]

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MK802 IIIs Android Mini PC is a big upgrade in some ways, less so in others

Rikomagic has given its MK802 III Android mini computer a spec bump and a new name. The MK802 IIIs has the same basic cuts as its predecessor including a dual core Rockchip processor. But the new model also has a new case design, Bluetooth, and an extra USB port, among other things. The folks at Rikomagic sent […]

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Improve WiFi performance on Android mini PCs with a DIY antenna

Over the past year we’ve seen dozens of cheap Android TV sticks hit the market. These little USB flash drive-sized devices basically feature the guts of a cheap Android phone including a low-power ARM-based processor, memory, storage, and Android software. Just plug in a TV and mouse or other input device and you can run […]

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GameStick aims to give Ouya run for its money with a $79 video game console

The $99 Ouya video game console is expected to ship in April, 2013. But it may not be the only inexpensive Android-based game console available at that time. A company called GameStick has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a similar device designed to bring Android games to the TV. The GameStick […]