Tech news tagged ‘set-top’

Amazon tunes Android for Fire TV video streaming

Amazon’s fork of Android – known as Fire OS (the “Mojito” version, to be precise) - is what powers the new video streaming hardware Amazon Fire TV.

It’s Amazon’s first attempt at TV hardware, supporting 720p and 1080p output, and it runs on a quad-core Qualcomm Krait 300…

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Android set-top, Nexus Q style?

The Google Nexus Q back in a new guise? is highlighting this one, basically a wireless Android set-top box from Chinese company Giayee. The Giyaee IPTV system will apparently feature the distinctive canon ball-like design and runs on the powerful ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor…

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XBMC heading to Android set-top boxes

Here’s a potentially interesting one, from earlier in the month, that I never got back to… XBMC being ported to  Android

I must admit I didn’t know about the XBMC project before – its basically a sophisticated  open source media player system – but it could now be coming to…

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