Boyue Likebook Mars is an eReader with an octa-core processor

Chnese company Boyue Technology makes a line of eReaders featuring E Ink displays ranging in size from 6.7  to 10.3 inches. But the upcoming Boyue Likebook Mars almost seems more like an Android tablet than an eReader. It features a Rockchip RK3368 octa-core, 64-bit processor, which kind of seems like overkill for a device that’s […]

Shuttle launches two Android/Rockchip Mini PCs for under $150 each

Shuttle has added two new tiny computers to its XPC nano line of products. The Shuttle XPC nano NS02A and NS02E both measure 5.6″ x 5.6″ x 1.1″ and feature fanless designs and power consumption of  just 5 watts. But while most Shuttle computers are designed for Intel processors, the new models are both powered […]

GeekBox is an Android & Ubuntu mini PC… and developer platform

Geekbuying is launching a small computer with an octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, Gigabit Ethernet and support for 4K video playback. It’s called the Geekbox… and it’s being positioned as much more than just another media streamer. The Geekbox comes with Android and Ubuntu dual-boot software preloaded and there’s […]

Rockchip’s RK3368 chip: Not as fast as last year’s RK3288?

Budget chip maker Rockchip offers a range of processors for low-cost Android tablets, TV boxes, and other devices. A few years ago the company’s RK3188 quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor was all the rage, offering decent performance at a low price. Last year the company’s RK3288 ARM Cortex-A17 quad-core processor stepped up the game with even […]