ASUS Chromebox Coming in March for $179

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As Chromebooks keep grabbing attention with low-cost hardware running on a browser-based ChromeOS, ASUS took the operating system in a new direction with the anticipated ASUS Chromebox starting at an amazing $179. The price alone makes this machine attractive. Add to that a Haswell-based processor, tiny form factor and plenty of ports for the desk […]

Amazon Once Again Rumored to be Working on Kindle Gaming Console

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Despite repeated denials from the Internet retailer and Kindle-maker, Amazon is once again rumored to be working on its own gaming set-top box based on Google’s Android mobile operating system. According to gaming site VG24/7, the company has been working on developing this rumored console and more specifically it’s Amazon’s Lab 126 that’s responsible for the […]

Microsoft Already Building Apple TV Competitor

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According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft may be leveraging its Xbox entertainment division to build a media streaming box for the living room to compete against Apple TV and Google TV set-top boxes. The report says that Microsoft already has working prototypes available, though it’s unclear if Microsoft will commercialize this […]

Cable TV Set-Top Boxes: The Real Motive Behind the Motorola Acquisition?

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Various smartphone and general technology blogs and sites out there have explored the various implications of what Google’s announced $12.5 billion of Motorola Mobility may mean to the Android ecosystem from the smartphone and tablet perspective, but a key–and perhaps a growing arena–area that has not yet been talked much about is Motorola’s experience and […]