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Android projector offers 400 lumens on battery power

November 21, 2014
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AAXA’s Android-based M4 is claimed as “the world’s brightest battery powered projector,” with 400 lumens running on battery power, or 800 lumens plugged-in.
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Finnish Sailfish/Android tablet rivalry heats up

November 19, 2014
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Jolla quickly hit the Indiegogo goal for its first Sailfish-based tablet, with a quad-core Intel SoC, while Nokia tipped a similar Atom-based Android slate.
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Intel to merge mobile and PC divisions amid mobile losses

November 18, 2014
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Intel is planning to merge its struggling mobile division with its PC division, and Rockchip released an ARM mobile SoC that was developed with Intel.
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Shrunken SODIMM-style Cortex-A9 COM delivers the goods

November 13, 2014
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Variscite announced a reduced-sized, Linux friendly COM based on Freescale’s i.MX6, featuring extensive I/O including HDMI, GbE, WiFi, Bluetooth, and more.
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Tiny MIPS COM aims Linux and Android at wearables

November 12, 2014
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[Updated Nov 13] — Ingenic’s tiny “Newton2″ wearables module is smaller and more power efficient than the original, and runs Linux or Android on a MIPS-based Ingenic M200 SoC.
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Linux-friendly SBC mixes i.MX6 with Kintex-7 FPGA

November 5, 2014
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Micro/sys unveiled an EPIC-sized “SBC4661″ SBC that combines a Freescale i.MX6 Quad SoC with a Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA, and offers extensive camera support.
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Dual-screen Android PoS device supports EMV

October 31, 2014
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Poynt launched a portable, Android-based PoS device with 7- and 4.3-inch touchscreens, plus WiFi, BLE, 4G, NFC, and EMV, plus a printer and card scanner.
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Tiny open source USB-stick SBC focuses on security

October 28, 2014
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Inverse Path is readying a tiny, open-spec “USB Armory” SBC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX53, and offers Trustzone, secure boot, and USB emulation.
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CyanogenMod Android adds universal sync and handoffs

October 28, 2014
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Nextbit unveiled a cloud-based “Baton” service for CyanogenMod’s Android builds that enables sync and handoffs between devices, plus backup and restore.
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Amazon launches stick version of Fire TV media player

October 27, 2014
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Amazon has launched the Fire TV Stick for $19, soon to rise to $39. This HDMI stick media player runs on a dual-core SoC and offers mirroring support.
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LG’s first SoC debuts on 5.9-inch G3 Screen phone

October 24, 2014
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LG announced its first SoC, a Cortex-15 and –A7 octa-core “Nuclun” with LTE-A Cat.6 tech that debuts this week in a Korea-bound LG G3 Screen Android phone.
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Tiny Android SBC taps quad-core Allwinner A31s SoC

October 23, 2014
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Boardcon launched a 92 x 65mm “Compact A31S” SBC that runs Android 4.2.2 on a quad-core Allwinner A31s SoC backed up with 2GB of soldered RAM and 4GB flash.
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TI spices up Jacinto auto SoCs with ADAS support

October 22, 2014
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TI is prepping two OMAP5 based Linux-and Android-ready automotive SoCs with extra DSPs and imaging GPUs, to handle digital clusters, ADAS, and infotainment.
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Stick computer runs Android on quad-core Atom

October 21, 2014
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Shenzhen Apec Electronics has launched a $110 Android stick computer built around a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735 SoC with 1-2GB of RAM and 16-32GB storage.
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Android signage products tap Atom-based reference design

October 20, 2014
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RevelDigital’s Android signage software is shipping with the Atom E3815-based Intel EL-10 signage design and new Gigabyte and JWIPC systems based on it.
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Mobile pico projector does surround sound too

October 17, 2014
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A mobile, Android A/V robot on Kickstarter called the “Keecker” offers surround sound, a pico projector, a panoramic camera, sensors, and 1TB of storage.
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Android 5.0 debuts on phone, tablet, and Nexus Player

October 16, 2014
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Google unveiled a Motorola-made Nexus 6 phone, an HTC-built Nexus 9 tablet, and an Asus-made $99 “Nexus Player” Android TV device, all with Android 5.0.
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Open IoT alliance to tackle smart, connected LEDs

October 7, 2014
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The open source AllSeen Alliance, which is standardizing IoT built around Qualcomm’s AllJoyn platform, has launched a Connected Lighting Working Group.
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pcDuino SBC adopts i.MX6 Quad, loads up on storage

October 3, 2014
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LinkSprite unveiled a “pcDuino Acadia 1″ SBC that runs Linux or Android on a 1.2GHz Freescale i.MX6 Quad SoC and features eMMC flash and dual microSD slots.
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Nvidia Tegra rides shotgun on Honda’s Connect IVI system

October 2, 2014
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Nvidia announced that its Tegra SoC will run Android on a newly tipped Honda Connect IVI system in 2015 Honda Civic, Civic Tourer, and CR-V cars in Europe.
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