set top box Archive

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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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 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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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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iPazzPort Pearl Android Set-Top Box Review

I know I am a little behind with coming up with the iPazzPort Pearl Android Set-Top box review after teasing about it back in May and I apologize for it. It took me some time to really sit down and write the review but it is finally done. The good news is that the delay […]

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Android powers the Sceptre SB301524W SoundBar

Android powered TVs and displays, TV sticks and TV set-top box are fairly common nowadays and it is what Androydz is all about but what about Android powered sound bar speakers? Speakers are paired up with TVs on home theater systems so why not come up with speakers that give your home theater system great […]

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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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iPazzPort Pearl Review Coming Soon

I have managed to get my hands on the new iPazzport Pearl Android entertainment system. The Pearl is iPazzport’s strongest effort yet in coming up with an all-in-one entertainment system that is based on the Android operating system. Instead of just bundling one of their best-selling mini keyboards together with an Android set-top box, iPazzport […]

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