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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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MK802 III Mini PC: RK3066 dual core CPU and Android 4.1

There’s a bumper crop of thumb drive-sized TV boxes/computers this year. One of the most popular has been the MK802, both because it was one of the first to market, and also because its Allwinner A10 processor makes running Linux almost as easy as running Android (which is the operating system it ships with. In […]

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MK802 notebook: Connecting a $74 PC to a Motorola Lapdock

The Raspberry Pi isn’t the only mini computer that you can turn into a cheap laptop by connecting a Motorola Lapdock. Motorola’s laptop docking station may have been designed for select Android smartphones, but with the proper adapters you can also use the Lapdock as a keyboard, touchpad, display, and power supply for the MK802 […]