Covert your TV into an Android Tablet for less than $70 – Google TV Cloud Stick
The android revolution has started with cell phones and moved onto tablets. Now it is time for android to rule Televisions. How wonderful it is if you could browse internet, play android games, play YouTube videos on your TV. It is now possible to convert your Television into an Android tablet which does all that thanks to a small HDMI device called Google TV Cloud stick. You can plug this tiny device into your TV’s HDMI port and you are done, your TV is now running Android 4.0 and you can access Google Playstore and browse internet from your Television.You can also play popular games like Angry birds by downloading it from the Android market place.
This is not a product from Google, but from a company called LinkSprite. It’s video output standard is HDMI and hence it will work only on TV’s with HDMI ports.This device has a microUSB port that can be plugged to the USB host port on the back of the TV panel for charging the device. It also has a standard USB port at its sides for attaching an USB keyboard or a mouse and has a storage of 8 GB.
4TV 0.5G Google TV Cloud Stick is bundled with an audio and video player capable of playing almost all the popular audio and video formats. It also has an android web browser.
This smart device is available on Amazon at a price of about $65 as of today.
- Processor: ARM Cortex-A5
- Speed: 1 GHZ
- Video output : HDMI (1.4)
- Memory (DDRII) DDR3: 512M
- Storage: Internal 8G Nand Flash
It is a nice add-on device to enjoy the android experience on your Television.