Tencent and Skyworth Have Launched Rockchip RK3288 based miniStation Game Console in China

Tencent, the company behind the popular QQ chat program, and Skyworth a TV and audio visual manufacturer have worked together to launch a second version of miniStation game console powered by Rokchip RK3288 processor for $499 CNY ($75 US) in China.miniStation game console specifications: SoC – Rockchip RK3288 quad core ARM Cortex-A17 @ 1.8 GHz with Mali-T720 GPU System Memory – 2GB DDR3 Storage – 8GB eMMC Flash, and micro SD card slot up to 128 GB Video & Audio Output – HDMI up to 4K resolution Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, dual band Wi-Fi USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports Power Supply – 5V/2A The console runs TencentOS based on Android, and ships with an HDMI cable, a power cable, and a user’s manual. A bundle is a wireless gamepad is also offered for 100 RMB ($15) more. Supported (or re-loaded?)  games include Nova 3, Asphalt 8, Modern Combat 5, and others. The console also provide access to various movies, …

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TCL and Tencent Launch iCE SCREEN 26″ Mobile Android Display

TCL and Tencent have jointly launched the iCE SCREEN, a “large screen mobile entertainment smart cloud product” featuring a 26″ screen with 1366×768 resolution. The companies expect this new type of smart TV to be used as  large portable screen, a video player, a music and photo album and an high-definition video communications device. You would have thought a device with such a name to use an operating system such as Android “iCE SCREEN” sandwich (sorry I had to),  but Engadget Chinese reports it  to feature a customized version of Android 2.2, and in the press release, the companies referred to it as “independent operating system” that enables internet access to all sort of cloud based applications such as video playback, audio streaming and gaming. Tencent will bring their QQ services to the display with apps such as QQ Video, QQ Album, QQ Music, QQ Messenger and QQ Game. iCE SCREEN can be used horizontally or vertically thanks to a …

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