With the sort of growth Google’s Android has seen in the past few years, it is only logical to try and have it running on devices other than smartphones and tablets. Android is designed to run on devices on the ARM architecture, but most desktops and laptops of today have x86 processors which aren’t natively compatible to run Android.
51Cube has announced its new two in one PC/Tablet combo featuring Intel’s Bay Trail CPU and Windows 8. While the release date and price are still unknown, most of the device’s specs have been revealed.
Lenovo, the well-known consumer electronics biggie from China, has more than a reason to rejoice. The manufacturing giant, operating in more than a handful of countries, has reported record sales of 4 devices per second for its second fiscal quarter, which ended September 30, 2013, with every figure from market share to revenue headed north!
It has now come to fore that the company has managed to procure appropriate licenses to be able to use the current most advanced ARM instruction sets and architectures. Rockchip are now eligible to use the ARM Cortex-A57, Cortex-A53, Cortex-A12 architectures on their upcoming series of chipsets, the RK32xx.
Koushik Dutta aka “Koush”, a part of the CyanogenMod team and the creator of various 3rd party tools and hacks like the ClockWork Mod recovery and ROM Manager, recently showcased his progress with AirPlay mirroring on Android.
Newman have been branching out and doing very well over the past year. They first hit our radar with the dual-core Newman N1 then later last year with the Samsung Exynos equipped Newman N2, now they are back again this time with a quad-core mini tablet.