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VIA Initiates APC: The $49 Android PC

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, May 22, 2012.

  1. dzero

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    They say it will fit in an itx case but what would you do for a psu that isn't extreme overkill considering the power this draws.
     
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    What's the J3 header on it? Front panel USB? It appears to be pinned for USB:
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    No idea what the UART_PH header is for though. :confused:
     
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    dont buy this banana thinking in HTPC, there is android boxes for 70-100dls that come with ARM Cortex A8 and A9 that is better than ARM11
     
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    this wouldnt make much of an HTPC without sata ports
     
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    I'm gonna get an APC for my APC
     
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    no it will give you a free blowjob!
     
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    crazy to see an adroid device with desktop PC hardware (ethernet, HDMI, etc)
     
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    It's awesome to see the guts powering android tablets and phones coming to ultra small pc form factor now, I think it's a fantastic idea, they just need to work on the hardware a bit..

    these could easily sport more than one model of currently availiable quad core, like krait or tegra 3...
     
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    I'm sure if this board sells in decent numbers, better ones with the WM8950 will appear.
     
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    Serial/IO the hard way :laugh:

    Raspberrypi is still better for general hacking and modding, it has a full range of GPIO pins, and this one is just a tiny pc :(
     
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    is that 50 euro all in? got a adress?
     

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