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Cyanogen crosses the chasm from mod to pre-installed OS

August 28, 2015

CyanogenMod is rapidly evolving from being the most popular Android mod, to becoming a much sought after alternative, pre-installed OS on affordable phones.
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Intel invests $60 million in drone venture

August 28, 2015

Intel is investing $60 million in UAV firm Yuneec, whose prosumer “Typhoon” drones use Android-based controllers.
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Media player adds high-end analog audio and XLR out

August 25, 2015

Cloud Media has launched a dual-boot Linux and Android “Popcorn Hour A-500 Pro” media player with 3840 x 2160 video, high-quality analog audio, and XLR out.
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Rugged 10.1-inch panel PC has quad-core CPU, dual GbE

August 20, 2015

Aaeon has launched a rugged, Android- and Linux-ready “ACP-1104″ panel PC with a 10.1-inch WXGA touchscreen, a quad-core Celeron, and dual GbE ports.
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Enhanced, open-source MinnowBoard makes a splash at IDF

August 18, 2015

[Updated: Aug. 20] — ADI announced a “Turbot” version of the MinnowBoard MAX hacker SBC at IDF, featuring a slightly faster CPU, regulatory compliance, and a few other tweaks.
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Touch PC dual boots Android and Windows on Baytrail

August 14, 2015

PiPo has launched an “X8″ PC and media player with WiFi, Bluetooth, and a 7-inch touchscreen, that dual-boots Android and Windows on an Intel Atom Z3735F.
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Android based IR gizmo creates touch enabled TVs

August 14, 2015

Touchjet’s Android-based, quad-core “Touchjet Wave” media player attaches to the top of your TV and IR scans your gestures to approximate touch control.
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Hardkernel tweaks its popular Odroid-C1 Pi clone

August 12, 2015

Hardkernel launched a $37 Odroid-C1+ SBC that updates its $35 C1 with a full-sized HDMI, heatsink, I2S audio, and USB power, but keeps the quad-core SoC.
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Quad-core Snapdragon COM offers three dev kit options

August 10, 2015

eInfochips announced Arrow distribution for its “Eragon600″ module and development kits, which run Android or Linux on a quad-core Snapdragon 600 SoC.
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$30 Remix Mini aims to be the first serious Android PC

July 20, 2015

Jide Tech won Kickstarter funding for a $30 mini-PC running its productivity oriented, Android 5.0 based “Remix OS” on Allwinner’s 64-bit quad-core H64 SoC.
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Firefox OS fork “H5OS” gets a $100 million boost

July 16, 2015

[Updated: July 20] — Acadine, founded by former Mozilla execs, has received a $100 million investment from China’s Tsinghua Unigroup, to launch a Firefox OS fork called “H5OS.”
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$79 octacore hacker SBC runs Ubuntu and Android

July 14, 2015

Hardkernel unveiled a $74, open-spec “Odroid-XU4″ SBC equipped with an octacore Exynos5422 SoC, 2GB RAM, eMMC flash, a GbE port, and dual expansion headers.
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Box computer and Pico-ITX SBC pack i.MX6

July 10, 2015

Advantech launched a Pico-ITX SBC and a computer that run Linux or Android on a dual-core i.MX6, and offer 4GB eMMC, dual displays, and two mini-PCIe slots.
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Android based videoconferencing system does 9-way sessions

July 9, 2015

Grandstream’s “GVC3200″ is an Android based videoconferencing device that offers 9-way SIP/Android sessions, a 12x zoom HD camera, and triple HDMI displays.
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Multimedia conferencing system runs Android

July 8, 2015

Bosch’s “DCN Multimedia Conferencing System” for council meetings runs on a Wind River Android build, and features a 7-inch touchscreen, mic, and speakers.
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Media player mini-PC runs Android on 64-bit octa-core SoC

June 30, 2015

Tronsmart unveiled a media player mini-PC that runs Android 5.1 on a 64-bit octa-core Rockchip RK3368 SoC and supports H.265 4K video at 60fps via HDMI 2.0.
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70-inch Android touchscreen targets interactive education

June 29, 2015

ViewSonic’s new 70-inch HD touchscreen signage system runs Android on a dual-core ARM SoC, and is aimed at interactive education and business presentations.
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Tiny SBC runs Linux or Android on dime-sized i.MX6 module

June 24, 2015

InHand’s tiny “Fury-M6″ COM/SBC hybrid adds wireless, eMMC, battery support, and more to Freescale’s new, dime-sized, i.MX6 Dual based SCM-i.MX6D module.
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SODIMM-style i.MX6 COMs include an UltraLite model

June 23, 2015

iWave announced two Linux-friendly, SODIMM-style COMs. One supports up to a quad-core i.MX6 SoC, while the other has the new i.MX6 UltraLite.
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Dime-sized IoT COM runs Linux or Android on i.MX6

June 23, 2015

[Updated June 24] — Freescale’s dime sized “SCM-i.MX6D” module runs Linux or Android on an 800MHz i.MX6 Dual SoC, includes a PMIC and up to 2GB of RAM, and targets IoT apps.
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