PC

Humble Bundle for PC and Android reaches 11th run

Some might be tired of hearing it, but there's another Humble Bundle campaign going on. This time it's another cross-platform bunch, covering both PC, via Steam, and Android devices. All DRM-free, pay what you want games, including the newly released Anomaly Defenders and the horrifyingly hilarious Surgeon Simulator.

THAW transfers smartphone files to PC by screen contact

We have seen apps that allow you to transfer content between your smartphone and the PC in the past, these apps are nothing new. We have also seen methods for transferring contacts between smartphones initiated by bumping devices together. Researchers at MIT have created a combination of those two types of apps and ended up with THAW.

The Minix Neo Z64 is a pint-sized Android PC

Minix is a small Hong Kong-based outfit that specializes in small set-top boxes that allow you to run Android apps on your TV. With this new product dubbed the Neo Z64, they are now offering basically a fanless desktop PC box that fits in the palm of your hand. Would you go for something like this?

Zotac Zbox Nano D518 PC runs Freescale quad-core CPU and Android 4.3

Zotac has a new small form factor PC that is set to launch next month called the Zbox Nano D518. The machine will have a Freescale i.MX6 quad core processor inside and rather than coming with Windows installed or simply having no OS and leaving it up to you to get the machine running, Zotac is shipping the little PC with Android 4.3 ready to run.

Android x86 releases stable version of 4.4 for your PC

There are a few ways to run Android on your PC that probably has an Intel or an AMD processor, but one of the most popular and worthwhile would be doing it with Android x86. This is a software that runs back to Android’s Linux roots, allowing it to be installed as an operating system for your PC. They have just recently released a stable version based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and all of you aficionados would probably want to check it out.

Sony kills off SUS software, points to PC Companion instead

If you have been a Sony smartphone fan for a while now – even in the early days of Sony Ericsson – you would be familiar with the Sony Update Service, or SUS (which before that was the SEUS). It was the definitive Windows PC software to get if you didn’t want to use Sony’s PC Companion, but now we can tell you with certainty that the SUS is dead.

NVIDIA’s SHIELD Tablet is the next step in Android/PC gaming

What if the NVIDIA SHIELD were different? The portable gaming device turned heads on launch, and continued to do so well into its lifespan, supporting PC gaming as well as Android. The latest iteration of SHIELD takes it one step further, bringing you a tablet and controller that work together, but aren’t joined at the hip.

Console OS dual-boots where Microsoft, Google dare not tread

Android on PCs, that's definitely been thought of and done before, if the number of Android-powered all-in-one's and laptops of late is any indication. However, Mobile Media Ventures, the people behind iConsole.tv have an even more ambitious goal: to run Android side by side Windows on any PC of your choice.

AOC gets into the Android All-In-One PC game

AOC might not be at the top when it comes to Android devices, but its budget prices and brand give it a bit of edge over other low-cost options. Now it is trying to bring that combination into a new device segment with the A2272PW4T and A2472PW4T all-in-one Android PCs.
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