Monthly Archive:: July 2013

Kreyos Meteor vs Fitbit Flex and Jawbone Up

Kreyos has put up comparison charts between the Kreyos Meteor and other similar smart watches like the Pebble, Sony SW2 and Agent. However, I am attracted to the Kreyos Meteor because of its very impressive activity tracker functions. The watch comes with 6-axis accelerometer, gyrometer and vibration motor that turns it into an awesome activity […]

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Kreyos Meteor Smartwatch with Voice and Gesture Control

As far as crowd funding for smartwatches, the Kreyos Meteor smartwatch has achieved significant success on crowd funding site Indiegogo. To date it has raised close to $1 million, close to 10 times its original funding target of $100,000. Comparisons to the Pebble smartwatch, another highly successful smartwatch project that saw its beginnings on another […]

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Google Chromecast VS Android Mini PC

Now that we know what the Google Chromecast is, let us do a direct comparison with an Android mini PC. The Chromecast is of course not a direct competitor of the Android mini PC but are there circumstances where it is a better idea to get the Chromecast instead of an Android TV stick? We […]

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Google Chromecast – What is it?

Google has just announced something called the Google Chromecast at an event they held yesterday. The Google Chromecast is a tiny device that is shaped like a USB flash drive that plugs into an HDMI port on your television. It is powered through a USB port on the device and it connects to the internet […]

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Quad-core Android Mini PC Buying Guide

I wrote a guide on buying Android Mini PCs a few months back. Back then, the only devices available were either the single-core or dual-core variety. Time flies and technology moves at a breakneck pace. The market is currently flooded with the new quad-core Android mini PC. There are also many new players on the […]

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What would it take for Android Mini PCs to achieve mass adoption?

I have been using and testing Android Mini PC devices since the MK802 Android mini PC back in mid 2012. The MK802 is arguably the very first Android mini PC device to achieve significant success. Since then, dozens of other similar devices have been released. Some were obviously clones while others offer significant upgrades to […]

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Hi705 RK3188 Android Mini PC with 5MP Camera

Back in May, I wrote a news article on the MK705 quad core RK3188 Android Mini PC that came with a built-in 5MP camera. The Hi705 RK3188 Android Mini PC is either an OEM or rebranded version of the MK705. The hardware specification and the design of the Hi705 is identical to the MK705 as […]

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Kimdecent CS898 RK3188 Quad-Core Android Mini PC

While Measy recently released U4K, an Allwinner A31 based quad-core to complement their RK3188 based U4B Android Mini PC, Kimdecent does the exact opposite. Kimdecent now has the Kimdecent CS898, a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core Android Mini PC added to their range of Android Mini PCs that also includes the Kimdecent CS868 which has an Allwinner […]

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Measy U4K Quad-Core Allwinner A31 Android Mini PC

China electronics manufacturer Measy has released a number of Android mini PCs in the last few months including the quad-core RK3188 based Measy U4B back in May 2013. Measy is now back with yet another quad-core based Android mini PC, the Measy U4K. Unlike the Measy U4B, the Measy U4K has an Allwinner A31 quad-core […]

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CX-919ii Quad-Core RK3188 Dual-Antenna Android Mini PC

The CX-919ii is a new quad-core Rockchip RK3188 based Android Mini PC that is now available on AliExpress. The original CX-919 is also an RK3188 based model and it is one of the more popular versions of the quad-core mini PCs. Fans of the CX-919 like it for its stable firmware and good WiFi connectivity. […]

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