Category Archive: Hardware

Nov 10 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV – Review – Pt2

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This is part two of an overview/review of the Eweat EW902 Android TV media box.  To be honest with the readers of this post, I have never dealt with and Android TV device before. I had reached out to Eweat in curiosity over there EW902 unit that was going to be coming out because I was …

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Nov 10 2014

Review: RT-MWK08 USB Mini-Keyboard Remote

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   Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to complete a review for the Eweat EW902, Android TV box, but I’ve been holding off on doing the second part of that review until I received a different remote. The stock remote that comes with the Eweat Android TV box that they sent me …

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Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

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  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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Nov 03 2014

Will your Smart TV support 4k playback? Probably not.

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I was doing some video playback testing with a new Android TV box the other day and I got hit with a reality check on 4k; those 4k video files are going to take a lot of CPU/GPU power to res out that Ultra HD video for everyone to enjoy. If you take in to account …

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Oct 28 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV – First Impressions – Pt1

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to do a review on a new Android TV device from Eweat the EW902. I was doing searches for Android TV devices and I came across some really good specifications for what I would consider some nice hardware specifications. The EW902 is still early production and Eweat seems to still …

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Oct 24 2014

Review: iRulu 7″ Quad Core Android Tablet [R1710]

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A couple weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to review another iRulu 7 inch android tablet; it’s the R1710 with quad core processing, running the latest operating system android. I’ve done other reviews for iRulu before, but this tablet in particular has become my favorite because of its lightweight, portability and performance. In this …

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Oct 20 2014

Peyton Manning chose printouts over Microsoft Surface

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I think Peyton Manning doesn’t like Microsoft Surface. Last night, I was watching Sunday Night Football [Broncos versus 49ers] and while Peyton Manning was on his way to breaking the all-time record for quarterback touchdowns [509], I just happened to notice that Peyton was not using Microsoft Surface on the sidelines to examine the other teams …

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Oct 06 2014

Screencasting competitors: Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast

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Roku, Matchstick and Chromecast have made this past week very interesting for screencasting. Roku announced that Roku 3 and the Roku stick users will be able to mirror broadcasts from your Windows and android phones [oddly leaving out Apple] to your living room TV, but bigger than that was the surprise kick starter of Matchstick. With …

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Oct 01 2014

What’s the difference between a laptop and a tablet?

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Right now, Microsoft has a commercial it’s airing where it compares Microsoft Surface 3 to Apple’s MacBook Air. The commercial, to me, is very interesting because Microsoft wants to make the comparison between Microsoft Surface and basically a standard laptop. This begs the question, so what’s the difference between a laptop and a tablet? The commercial …

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Sep 22 2014

Apple’s iPhone 6 new features are not NEW

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The other day, I was having a discussion with a good friend of mine about the release of the iPhone 6. This discussion wasn’t necessarily about the standard version or the plus version, it was a discussion basically as to why people get so excited about the release of the iPhone in general. The driving …

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