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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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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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Ubuntu on RK3188 Devices

Rockchip RK3188 device owners who are also Linux fans can rejoice. You can now run Ubuntu on RK3188 devices like the Tronsmart T428, Rikomagic MK802 IV and QC802. However, you may need to tone down the enthusiasm a bit since this is still at a very early stage. A lot of hardware features are still […]

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Tronsmart T428 Finless ROM 1.5 Available Now

Bob over at FreakTab Forum seems to be churning out Finless ROMs at a faster rate than I can post it. I missed this when it was originally posted by if you don’t know it yet, you can now download and install the Tronsmart T428 Finless ROM 1.5 if you are a Tronsmart T428 owner. […]

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Android 4.2 and Finless ROM 1.5 firmware update for Tronsmart MK908

The quad-core Rockchip RK3188 based MK908 Android Mini PC came with Android 4.1 installed and with a promise that an upgrade to Android 4.2 will be made available soon. MK908 owners will be happy that Tronsmart has kept their promise and released an Android 4.2 firmware update for Tronsmart MK908. There are also a few […]

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Finless ROM 1.4 for Tronsmart MK908

(Update 31 May 2013 – Finless ROM 1.5 has been released for the Tronsmart mk908) The Tronsmart MK908 is among the first Rockchip RK3188 quad core ARM Cortex-A9 based Android Mini PC to be released. The Finless custom ROM for Android Mini PC devices is one the more popular custom ROMs as it usually comes […]

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Quad Core RK3188 T428 and MK908 Available on Amazon

Quad core RK3188 based Android Mini PCs like the Tronsmart T428 and MK908 are being sold by online vendors at AliExpress and other China based online retailers for the past couple of months. However, if you have a lack of trust for such retailers and prefer buying from a more established online vendor like Amazon, […]

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Tronsmart MK908 Quad Core RK3188 TV Stick

The Tronsmart MK908 seems to be yet another quad core RK3188 Android mini PC from Tronsmart. It was just less than 2 weeks ago when the Tronsmart T428 started shipping after a couple of delays. The T428 is also based on the Rockchip RK3188 SoC so that is why it seems strange that the MK908 […]

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Tronsmart T428 Review and Final Look

It looks like Geekbuying did managed to get stock of the Tronsmart T428 Android mini PC on time and have started shipping them to those who placed pre-orders. They even have a Tronsmart T428 review up on their blog. Also of interest is that they have replaced the photo of the T428’s bare board with […]

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Tronsmart T428 Quad Core RK3188 Android Mini PC Coming Soon

The new Tronsmart T428 quad core Rockchip RK3188 Cortex A9 Android Mini PC is about to be released soon. Tronsmart is of course the manufacturer of the Tronsmart Prometheus, the Amlogic CPU based Android set top box that is shaped like a futuristic space ship. The RK3188 is the next generation Cortex A9 chip from […]

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