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Review: CloudnetGo CR18 RK3368 Android TV Box

When I was offered the opportunity to review the new CloudnetGo CR18 RK3368 Android TV Box, I jumped right on it because the CloudnetGo CR18 is among the very first Android TV Box to come equipped with the new Rockchip RK3368 chipset. The RK3368 is of course the new Octa Core 64 bit chipset from […]

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Cloudnetgo CR13 Quad Core RK3288 Android TV Box Review

Up till now, the latest Android TV Box devices have been dominated by the Amlogic quad core S802 chipset based players. However, lately we are seeing both announcements and launches of the new Rockchip RK3288 quad core players. The Rockchip RK3288 is of course the successor to the very popular RK3188 chipset that powered many popular […]

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Tronsmart Orion R28 RK3288 Quad Core Android TV Box Released

The Rockchip RK3288 Quad Core ARM Cortex A17 is fast gaining popularity among the Android mini PC and set top box manufacturers. Tronsmart is the latest manufacturer to announced an Android TV Box based on the RK3288. Besides sporting Rockchip’s latest chipset, the Tronsmart Orion R28 will also come with 4GB of DDR3 RAM. This […]

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NT-V6 Quad Core Android TV Box Announced

A new Android TV Box has just been announced. It is the new NT-V6 Quad Core Android TV Box from Nagrace Times Technology Limited, a Chinese manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China. What is interesting about the NT-V6 is the fact that this will be one of the first Android TV Box to feature the new Rockchip RK3288 28nm […]

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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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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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