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Lilbits (7-18-2013): Samsung Exynos 5 Octa update coming soon

Samsung’s Exynos 5410 processor sounded a bit crazy when the company announced it in January. It’s a smartphone chip with eight processor cores. But now that the chip’s actually available in some Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones, it turns out might not be all its cracked up to be. First, it turns out you’re only actually using […]

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Ouya’s $100 video game console is now available (whether you want it or not)

The Ouya team generated quite a buzz last year when they promised to deliver a hackable, Android-powered video game console for $99. Almost a year later, and after raising millions of dollars through a successful crowd-funding campaign and outside investors, the team has delivered on its promise… sort of. You can now buy an Ouya […]

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Ouya raises $15 million, delays game console launch until June 25th

The makers of the Ouya $99 video game console have raised $15 million from investors, which the company promises to use to increase production of the little game console. On the other hand, customers who have pre-ordered will still have to wait a little longer than planned. Originally the first Ouya devices sold through retail […]

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Lilbits (5-08-2013): Ouya game console tear-down, Marvel Unlimited comes to Android

The folks at iFixit may run a community with information on fixing broken gadgets, but you can’t fix it if it ain’t broke — and they’ve made a name for themselves by breaking down the latest gear to see what makes it tick… and whether it’s possible to put it back together again. Ouya’s $99 […]

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Ouya game console will support N64, NES, other classic console emulators

The first Ouya $99 video game consoles are expected to ship next week to customers who backed the team’s Kickstarter campaign. Users will be able to download and play games on their TV using the small Android-powered game system. While most of those games will be Android titles optimized for use with a gamepad and […]

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This is what XBMC looks like on the $99 Ouya game console (and it looks good)

The Ouya $99 video game console should begin shipping soon. It’s designed to be an inexpensive box for playing Android games in the living room — but it can also function as a cheap media center. Ouya’s developers announced last year that the device would support the popular XBMC media center app, and now one […]