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Sneak Peek at MINIX’s new Intel Braswell 4K Fanless Mini PCs

Minix’s first foray into the world of Intel powered Windows mini PC started with the successful Minix Neo Z64. Minix continues to expand on the Z-line and they will be unveiling two new Intel Mini PCs at IFA Exhibition on September 4. The IFA Exhibition is one of the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and […]

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Minix Announces Diamond Sponsorship of the XBMC Foundation

Great news for Minix media player owners. Minix has announced that it is now a Diamond sponsor for the XBMC Foundation. XBMC Foundation are of course the folks behind Kodi, the open-source software media player that was formerly known as XBMC. What this means for Minix owners is that as a Diamond sponsor, Minix hardware […]

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Minix Neo X6 Android Media Hub Review

Back in September, we carried the news of Minix’s announcement of the Minix Neo X6 Android set top box at the 2014 IFA Exhibition. Fast forward two months and the Minix Neo X6 has now been launched and is available for purchase. In fact it has been available for more than a month but it […]

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Minix Neo X6 Announced at IFA Exhibition

Minix has just announced their new low end model at the IFA Exhibition. This new model is known as the Minix Neo X6, features the  Amlogic S805 quad core chipset and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Form wise, the Neo X6 will be using the the same housing as the NEO Z64 which is slightly larger than […]

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Minix Jumps on the S802 Bandwagon with the Minix Neo X8-H

It has been awhile since we last seen any significant hardware updates on the Android set-top box and Android mini PC scene. However, we are slowly seeing new releases featuring what we anticipate as the next chipset of choice for Android set-top box and mini PC manufacturers, the Amlogic S802 range. The Minix Neo X8-H […]

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Minix Neo X7 1080p Kernel Firmware Now Available

Minix has just released a new firmware for the Minix Neo X7 that has a 1080p kernel. Just to clarify, the stock firmware that comes with the Neo X7 has a 720p kernel. This means that while the output from the HDMI port on the device is 1080p, internally, the device renders everything at 720p […]

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Minix Neo X7 Review

The Minix Neo X7 Android set-top box with the latest quad-core Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 chipset is probably one  of the most eagerly awaited Android set-top box of late. It has finally arrived and we are thankful to Minix for providing us with a review unit. For many, the main reason why the Minix Neo […]

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Minix Neo X5 Mini Review

The Minix Neo X5 Mini is the little brother and cheaper version of the Minix Neo X5. Both the Minix Neo X5 Mini and the Minix Neo X5 are Android set-top boxes or mini Android computers. Except for the obvious difference in size, both devices do share many similar features. Both devices are powered by […]

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New Minix Neo X7 Photos

While we are eagerly waiting for the new Minix Neo X7 quad-core Android set-top box, Minix has released a set of high quality photos of their new baby. We already know that Minix has decided to retain the boxy but classy look of the Neo X5 but now we get to see all the ports […]

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New Old Minix X7 Design

About two months ago, Minix lifted the covers on their new Minix X7 design at the HK Global Sources Electronics & Components Trade Show. However, shortly after that, there was a posting on their Facebook page that Minix was going to change the design of the X7. Since then we have waited patiently for the new […]

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