A tale of 3 Android TV remote controls (MK704, Remote+ and a generic model)

Android may be an operating system designed for smartphones and tablets with touchscreen displays. But that hasn’t stopped people from loading it on a range of devices including laptops and TV boxes. This fall Google plans to release Android TV, which is a version of the operating system optimized for big screens. You’ll be able […]

Rikomagic announces MK802 IV quad-core mini PC with Android 4.2

Chinese device maker Rikomagic plans to launch a new Android TV stick in mid-April. Like some other models we’ve seen recently, the upcoming MK802 IV will feature a Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. But the MK802 IV is also expected to ship with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, offering Google’s latest […]

Android-powered keyboard, remote and set-top-box turn a TV into a complicated Android media center

Android: It’s not just for phones and tablets anymore. We’re seeing Android in everything from refrigerators to washing machines these days, and sometimes even in devices where the OS makes sense. A company called Remote Solution is showing off an Android TV box at CES this week, and it’s designed to work with a nifty little touchscreen […]

Rikomagic update lets you remote control a mini PC with a phone or tablet

Rikomagic has released software updates for the and MK802 III Android mini computers which let you use your Android phone or tablet as a remote control for one of these little sticks while it’s plugged into your TV. In other words, not only can you now plug an MK802-type stick into your TV to run […]