gaming Archive

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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MadCatz M.O.J.O. Brings Competition to Ouya and GameStick

“M.O.J.O. is basically a supercharged smart phone with no screen that plugs into your flat screen TV to bring the living room experience to mobile gaming. M.O.J.O. is designed to interact seamlessly with our GameSmart controllers, mice, keyboards and headsets, in fact, the entire eco-system of gaming peripherals.” according to Darren Richardson, the President and […]

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NVIDIA Shield to ship on 30th June

The NVIDIA Shield is of course the other major Android based game console besides the Ouya and the GameStick. Both the Ouya and the GameStick are by smaller and less well-known companies but found great success as crowd funded projects on Kickstarter. The NVIDIA Shield on the other hand is designed by GPU giant NVIDIA […]

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PlayJam GameStick Shipment Delayed to End June

PlayJam has just posted an announcement that the initial shipment of the PlayJam GameStick to the KickStarter backers has now been delayed from April to end June. However, shipment of development units to GameStick developers has proceeded as planned. The initial production run has increased from a thousand units to tens of thousands of units. […]

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Ouya Starts Shipping March 28

Attention all Ouya backers! Your highly anticipated brand new console will start shipping out to you starting March 28. The company just made this announcement on their website yesterday. This first round of shipment is for the early backers who pledged support on the Kickstarter project. The number of early backers number in the tens […]

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MYO Armband Unleashes Your Inner Jedi

How many of us have fantasized of moving objects using the Force with the words above playing through our heads? Well, it may have taken more than 35 years but now you can finally unleash the powers of a Jedi master (or a Sith lord, whichever strikes your fancy). And the gadget that may make […]

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Pre-Order your GameStick now for $79 – Androydz.com

If you missed out on the GameStick Kickstarter, fret not, as you can now place your pre-order for the GameStick plus some of the optional accessories from the GameStick webstore. The GameStick including a controller goes for $79 while theDock is going for $25 and the storage case is selling for $10. The device is […]

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nGees Next Generation Entertainment System – Androydz.com

The nGees Next Generation Entertainment System is an Android set top box that  has quite a sleek design. However nowadays Android Mini PCs and set top boxes are everywhere. It will take much more than just good aesthetics to stand out. The nGees is an Indiegogo project currently seeking funding. The project owners hope to […]

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A New OUYA Every Year According to OUYA CEO – Androydz.com

Julie Uhrman, the CEO of OUYA, the upcoming Android gaming console, has revealed her company’s strategy on hardware updates. In an interview with Engadget, she revealed that OUYA’s strategy will be similar to mobile devices whereby new models are introduced on an annual cycle. OUYA plans to take advantage of better technology and lower costs, […]

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XOPAD – Open Source USB Gamepad for Android smartphones – Androydz.com

The XOPAD is an open source USB gamepad made for Android smartphones. Now, gamepads for the Android platform are not uncommon. There are over a dozen gamepad models that are specially designed for the Android smartphone and tablets. The Android OS is also designed to support both USB and Bluetooth game controllers. So why would […]

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