30 Apr '14, 2pm

A Masterpiece Of 3D Printed Case Modding. With An Ouya.

I think, now that dirt cheap, ridiculously powerful ARM chips (now with relatively powerful GPUs) and GB of RAM are available, a lot of people have seen a very useful looking thing and tried to find a use to fit it to. The higher-end ones are overpowered for many simple set-top boxes, for cable or other TV. Tablets is one area they’ve taken well to. I’m surprised the budding dirt-cheap Android-running laptop replacement hasn’t done better yet, they were looking like a Next Big Thing a few months ago. A full laptop for your grandmother to use Facebook on, as well as plenty of other home users who just want Facebook, Flash games, and the web. Taking away all the inherited PC expense and needlessly complicated bits can surely save a fortune. It’s surprising the Android TV boxes, the Chromecast and the Chinese ones before it haven’t done too well, but people don’t want to give...

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