Jide Remix C1 tablet beta test begins (in China)

The company behind the Remix OS software that transforms Android into a desktop-style operating system have been focusing more on software than hardware over the past year or two. But the company launched a Remix Pro 2-in-1 tablet in China last year, and now the company is opening a beta test for a new tablet called […]

Jide Remix Pro tablet hits the FCC ahead of US launch

The Remix Pro is a tablet with a 12 inch, 2160 x 1440 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a microSD card slot, and a keyboard cover. It’s a follow-up to the Remix Ultra tablet released by Chinese startup Jide in 2015, and like that first-gen model, the […]

Remix Singularity will let you use Android phones as desktop PCs (work in progress)

Plenty of people rely on smartphones to do many of the things that used to require computers. You can check your email, surf the web, watch videos, and play games on a smartphone. Over the past few years we’ve seen a few attempts to take things further by allowing you to run desktop-style software on […]

Android-x86 lead developer may abandon project

Most Android smartphones, tablets, and other devices have ARM-based processors. But an open source port of the operating system called Android-x86 has been making it easy to install Google’s software on PCs with x86 chips for years. Now the future of that project looks a bit murky. The lead developer says he’s not sure he […]

Emdoor introduces convertible laptops with Remix OS, MediaTek MT8173

Chinese companies haven’t started cranking out home-grown Chromebooks yet, but Emdoor’s new EM-T8513 and EM-T8516 may be the next best thing. These convertible notebooks have touchscreen displays, 360 degree hinges, the same processor used in the Acer Chromebook R 13, and a choice of Android 6.0 or Remix OS. Remix OS is an Android-based operating […]

Jide adds a Remix IO+ to its Android-based mini PC lineup (crowdfunding update)

Jide recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for a multi-purpose box that runs the company’s Android-based operating system. The Remix IO is positioned as a device that can be used as a sort of desktop-style computer, or as a TV box that lets you stream videos or play games. But if you were underwhelmed by the hardware […]

Remix OS 3.0 released for Google Pixel C, Nexus 9 tablets

Android 7.0 Nougat will bring multi-window support to Android phones and tablets. But there are already a few custom versions of Android with multi-window capabilities, including Phoenix OS and Jide’s Remix OS. While Remix OS was initially only available to folks who bought a device with the OS pre-loaded, these days you can download the […]