MiiPC is an Android based PC aimed at tackling internet “addictiveness” in kids. Offering full parental controls and usage tracking for under $100, is this the device parents need to rein in their internet savvy kids?

So you want to install Android on your PC

by on November 25, 2012 1:19 pm

Some of us are content to simply use the version of Android supplied on our devices, along with any carrier-supplied updates. Some of us go a little further and run custom ROMs on our devices. But what if you want to go further? Thanks to the Android-x86 Project, you can now install Android on your PC.


The Motorola CloudBB (model number HMC3260) is an Android-powered “home entertainment terminal” featuring an 18.5-inch touchscreen display, wireless keyboard and likewise wireless mouse. The device will be distributed and marketed by China Digital TV Media Group, mostly for home-entertainment purposes.


The $74 Android PC now has a newer version, called CX-01, that goes only for $53, and it’s actually still about as fast as the original, thanks to the switch to the more modern and more efficient Cortex A5 processor. The old one was using a Cortex A8, which was…