Posts Tagged Android

Why buying Android devices sees you paying Microsoft

If you’re buying an Android device as a way of making a point to Microsoft, you might want to stop and rethink your efforts. A report by is claiming that many of the major Android device suppliers are now paying patent licensing fees to the software giant. Samsung, LG, HTC, Acer, Viewsonic, Nikon, along […]

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New MK809 III TV stick powered by RK3188 quad-core CPU

Chinese brand Flycast is set to launch a new mini PC onto the market with reports of a launch as early as May 3. The compact TV stick called the MK809 III will feature RockChip’s new low-power quad-core RK3188 CPU and a built-in HDMI plug. It’ll be based around the latest version of Google’s jelly […]

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New quad-core Android gamepads hit the streets

We’ve just look at the Magic Media i4 but there’s a growing breed of portable PSP-like gamepads loaded with Android and coming to a gaming session near you. The latest and also one of the largest is the new ibenX GamePad. With its seven-inch form factor, the GamePad packs in a Nexus 7-like 1280×800-pixel resolution […]

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Magic Media i4 handheld offers quad-core Android gaming

While the Ouya open-source Android gaming console won’t hit the streets until June, there’s a growing demand for PSP-style handheld gaming machines. The latest to hit the market is the Magic Media i4. Packing a five-inch TFT LCD screen with 800×480-pixel resolution, the i4 also combines Samsung’s Exynos 4412 SoC (the one driving the Galaxy […]

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Huawei launches quad-core smartphone

Chinese smartphone marker Huawei has launched what it claims to be the world’s fastest smartphone in the new Ascend D Quad. The company better known for its lower-cost models has dropped in its own 1.5/1.2GHz quad-core K3V2 processor into a 4.5-inch smartphone chassis, complete with Google’s Android 4.0 “Ice cream sandwich” operating system. The phone […]

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