• Tronsmart Vega S89 Review

    Tronsmart Vega S89 Review

    Android TV boxes have always been an “enthusiast’s gadget.” That’s OK. If you’re reading this, you probably like your gadgets just as much as I do. But manufacturers are ...

  • The HP Chromebox: It’s time to rethink the minipc

    The HP Chromebox: It’s time to rethink the minipc

    Quick quiz : What kind of phone do you have? OK, that was easy. You probably got that one pretty quickly, right? Samsung Galaxy S5? Moto X? Or, like me, a Nexus 5? Next question : What kind of PC do y...

  • SkystreamX 4 Quad-Core Android TV Box

    SkystreamX 4 Quad-Core Android TV Box

    When you look at the Android set top boxes that are out there today, you’re going to see a lot that look pretty much the same. Most manufacturers have a half-dozen previous devices to build and ...

  • Samsung Chromebook Review

    Samsung Chromebook Review

    I’ve been living with the Samsung Chromebook for over a year now. Even after a year, whenever someone new sees it or tries to use it, there’s a sense of “newness” about Chromeb...

  • Best Smart TV Box 2014

    Best Smart TV Box 2014

    Here we are, halfway through 2014 and its time for our Best-of-the-Best awards. The home entertainment has grown up a lot in the past year, and so have we. Its not enough to have a pocket sized Androi...

  • MINIX NEO X8 Review

    MINIX NEO X8 Review

    MINIX has been a favorite of ours here at AndroidPCReview.com ever since we first got our hands on the NEO X7. So, we were very excited when MINIX unveiled the NEO x8 back in April at the 2014 Hong Ko...

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Tronsmart Vega S89 Review

Tronsmart Vega S89

Android TV boxes have always been an “enthusiast’s gadget.” That’s OK. If you’re reading this, you probably like your gadgets just as much as I do. But manufacturers are trying to take the Android TV box and move into mainstream use. To do that, they needed to make it easy for most people to use and give it enough power ... Read More »

The HP Chromebox: It’s time to rethink the minipc

HP Chromebox colors

Quick quiz : What kind of phone do you have? OK, that was easy. You probably got that one pretty quickly, right? Samsung Galaxy S5? Moto X? Or, like me, a Nexus 5? Next question : What kind of PC do you have? (sound of crickets chirping) Harder isn’t it? Our computers are usually some non-descript black boxes that we ... Read More »

SkystreamX 4 Quad-Core Android TV Box

SkyStreamX

When you look at the Android set top boxes that are out there today, you’re going to see a lot that look pretty much the same. Most manufacturers have a half-dozen previous devices to build and improve upon. New Android boxes have to find a way to highlight what they do better than everyone else. That’s why SkyStreamX has it’s ... Read More »

Samsung Chromebook Review

Samsung Chromebook

I’ve been living with the Samsung Chromebook for over a year now. Even after a year, whenever someone new sees it or tries to use it, there’s a sense of “newness” about Chromebooks. It seems people have heard of Chromebooks before, but very few have actually tried one out. And that’s a shame. Chromebooks in general, and the Samsung Chromebook in particular, are ... Read More »

Best Smart TV Box 2014

smart tv boxes

Here we are, halfway through 2014 and its time for our Best-of-the-Best awards. The home entertainment has grown up a lot in the past year, and so have we. Its not enough to have a pocket sized Android mini PC anymore. Consumers are looking for more features while still being easy to use. Whether you’re just streaming content from Netflix ... Read More »

MINIX NEO X8 Review

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MINIX has been a favorite of ours here at AndroidPCReview.com ever since we first got our hands on the NEO X7. So, we were very excited when MINIX unveiled the NEO x8 back in April at the 2014 Hong Kong Electronics Fair.The NEO X8 and NEO X8-H have been out for a few weeks now, but we haven’t had the opportunity ... Read More »

Roku 2 Review: Simply Amazing HD Streaming

Roku 2 and Remote

It’s been a big year for Roku. Since releasing the Roku 3 in Spring 2013, and re-vamping the rest of the model line last fall, Roku has been on a tear. They’ve picked up a huge chunk of market share, surpassing Apple in streaming player usage for the second year running. While only 25% of households in the U.S. have ... Read More »

WD TV Review

WD TV Personal

Admit it…Western Digital probably isn’t the first name that comes to mind when you think of streaming media players. Hard drives? Sure. But what does a hard drive company know about set top boxes? It turns out they know quite a bit. The 2014 WD TV is the newest addition to the WD TV line, joining the entry-level WD TV Play ... Read More »

Ugoos UT2 Review

Ugoos UT2

Recently, we got a hands-on review of the Ugoos UM2 Android stick PC. Today, we’re going to look at their Streaming TV Box version with our Ugoos UT2 Review. Specs The Ugoos UM2 and UT2 are built around the same CPU\GPU combination. Both include the RK3188 quad-core Cortex-A9 CPU and the Mali 400 GPU. The major difference is in the ... Read More »

Ugoos UM2 Review

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Every now and then life gives you a pleasant surprise. Maybe it’s an extra candy bar from the vending machine, or making every green light on the way to work. The team at Ugoos brightened up my day by letting me play around with the UM2 stick PC and the UT2 Smart TV box. We have our UT2 Smart TV ... Read More »