M9S Z8 TV box is an NVIDA Shield clone (in looks only)

The NVIDIA Shield game console/media streamer may have launched over a year ago, but it’s still one of the most powerful Android TV boxes on the market. It’s also one of the most expensive, with prices starting at $200 for the Shield console and a game controller. Now a Chinese company has produced a cheap […]

Firstview S1162 notebook is an Android-powered Lenovo Yoga clone

Firstview’s new S1162 is a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch display, a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor, and Google Android software. It also looks an awful lot like a Lenovo Yoga tablet. Firstview is currently looking for distributors, but a representative tells ARM Devices that the S1162 should have a retail price of about $199. The Firstview […]

What you get when you gut a ThinkPad case, insert netbook parts

Lenovo ThinkPad products are known for their premium specs and no-nonsense case design. But a Chinese company is apparently adding a bit of nonsense by releasing a knockoff that looks like the Lenovo ThinkPad X200, complete with ThinkPad branding. But the processing power has been seriously dialed back with the inclusion of a 1.66GHz Intel […]

Vayee clones the Nokia Booklet 3G for Chinese market

The last mini-laptop I saw from Chinese PC builder Vayee was an 11.6 inch laptop designed to look like a MacBook Air (before Apple had an 11.6 inch MacBook Air). Now the company is back with a 10 inch netbook designed to look like a Nokia Booklet 3G. The Vayee netbook has 1.66GHz Intel Atom […]