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Rockchip develops Light Work OS, mimics Windows OS

Manufacturers of tablet devices are trying to beat the drop and looking for features that can give them an edge in a cutthroat tablet market. One of Rockchip’s solutions could be an effective, if not necessarily an original one – that is, offer an Android version that mimics Windows OS so that it can become more “work friendly”. The result is what the Taiwan-based chipmakers call “Light Work OS”, and it is set to be featured in a tablet device soon.

OneBoard PRO+ keyboard hides a computer, Android inside

Some people joke that soon, even our toasters would have computers, possibly running Android, inside. But before we get that far (and we probably aren't that far anyway), we might come across keyboards with full computers inside, like this OneBoard PRO+. No, this isn't just a keyboard for Android device, though it could be. It is actually an Android device itself with its own processor, memory, and even WiFi connectivity!

Freakbox is a set-top box that runs on Android 4.4

As long as the proliferation of media on the intarwebs continues, many companies will think that a standalone set-top digital media player is a viable market. The Freakbox continues in the tradition of Popcorn Hour and Roku, a set-top media player that can do just about anything an Android device can do.

Rikomagic ready to ship 2nd version of MK902 TV box

Rikomagic is nearing the ship date for its MK902 II, which is an Android-powered TV box/mini-PC. Some people call it a TV box – because you connect it basically to your TV and then get to do stuff – and some call it a mini-PC, which is again understandable, as it more or less gives you a PC-like interface using the built-in Android OS.

Hisense Sero 7+ tablet takes one small step forward

Hisense may have just unveiled a more or less decent entry-level Sero 8 tablet last month, but it seems the company is too much in love with its Sero 7 series to completely bury it in the past. Introducing the Hisene Sero 7+, the third or fourth sibling that looks a lot like last year's Sero 7 LT except for a change of heart.

Rockchip RK3188 devices running Android 4.1 get rooted

Tablets and other devices running Android are starting to hit the market using a new quad-core processor from Rockchip. The processor is the RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9. Devices using this particular processor are starting to trickle onto the market now and early adopters of devices running the processor have figured out how to root the device already.
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