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ZTE9, which is a partnership between Chinese manufacturer ZTE and The9, has just announced the FunBox home entertainment device. While it’s being marketed as a gaming console, it can also double as a very capable entertainment hub.


CoA-CES-2014Android-powered video game consoles like the Ouya haven’t exactly been a huge success, but Chinese electronics maker Huawei is hoping to change that with Tron, a device that looks remarkably similar to Apple’s new Mac Pro — albeit a lot smaller. It’s powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and 2GB of RAM, and it’s expected to cost less than $150.


Forgetting the disaster that was Battlefield 3: Aftershock, I’ve always thought EA’s other Battlefield titles for iOS were pretty good. But the company has promised a new “high-end” and “high-performance” Battlefield title for mobile that could come a little closer to its console counterpart — and may even be able to “inter-operate” with it.


Android-powered game consoles have really started to take off this year, what with devices like the NVIDIA Shield, the Ouya, the GamePop, and others arriving. But they could be set to receive a big boost from Google, which is reportedly developing a game console of its own.

Sources claim the search giant is also working on an Android-powered smartwatch that could launch before the end of the year.


The Android-powered NVIDIA Shield console has been delayed a day before it was set to go on sale. Gamers should have been able to pick up the device from today, but NVIDIA announced on Wednesday that due to a “mechanical issue” with one of the handheld’s components, it will now go on sale sometime in July.

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