Tegra 4 FunBox has a $159 price tag



Developed by ZTE and The9, the $159 FunBox console features Nvidia's Tegra 4 (quad-core, ARM Cortex-A15) processor, 2GB of RAM, Dolby DigitalPlus audio, support for 4K video and dual-band WiFi.



Report: Google prepping Android TV


Google's original TV platform wasn't exactly a stellar success in the hyper-competitive marketplace. 

Nevertheless, Mountain View is apparently ready to once again jump on the set-top box bandwagon with a new device known as Android TV.



Kickstarter Hits a Billion, Thanks to Video Games

One of the biggest experiments in the history of Kickstarter, the Veronica Mars movie, is about to be released. The crowd funding site resurrected a TV show that people wanted resurrected, and though it was on a tight budget and schedule, it still got made and will be out in the world very soon.

Original Wolverine Comic Art To Go to Auction

As we’ve reported before on TGD, there have been a number of geek auctions in the last several years, and for the geek who has big bucks, some incredible stuff has been sold. Several items that come to mind are the original 65mm camera that shot Star Wars, which went for a good six figures, and one of the original Batmobiles, which went for millions.

Star Trek Theme Park Opening in 2015

At this point, we should all be surprised there hasn’t been a Star Trek theme park yet. A Star Wars theme park in Disneyland is certainly understandable, same thing with the Avatar land, which will be opening at Disney in 2017, yet somehow we haven’t had a land of Trek until now.

Tech products can turn uncool when they become too popular

In the tech world, coolness takes more than just good looks. Technology users must consider a product attractive, original and edgy before they label those products as cool, according to researchers. That coolness can turn tepid if the product appears to be losing its edginess, they also found.

Ouya’s upgraded console priced at $129

Ouya has introduced a new version of its Android-powered game console with a new white case, controller and double the amount of storage space. As expected, the original black Ouya console with 8GB is still available for $100.

PS4: launch date sales marred by reports of hardware failure

Sony's launch of its new PlayStation 4 has been blighted by a "blue light of death" syndrome. While some are touting its sales on the first day, there is a surge of bad vibes emanating from the interwebs about hardware failure.

Win a Doctor Who Marshall Amp For a Good Cause

We’re going to be seeing a lot of Doctor Who this month. He’s hitting his 50th anniversary on November 23, with a special episode that will have a simultaneous worldwide broadcast. In some markets you’ll be able to see this episode in 3D, and for a good cause Doctor Who will also get a lot louder, thanks to Marshall amps. 

Hunger Games Catching Fire Reviews Are In

No matter what the critics think about the next Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire, it’s going to be an enormous success no matter what. Still, we’re definitely curious if the next installment is any better or worse than the original, especially considering original screenwriter / director Gary Ross (Big, Seabiscuit) didn’t come back for another go round. (He was replaced by I Am Legend director Francis Lawrence.) 

Why 4K isn't like 3D

ABI Research analysts say ​North American households with 4K TVs are expected to pass 10% by the end of 2018.

Sleepy Hollow Going Strong, But Is Revolution In Trouble?

It’s been a great year for genre TV, and as a long time horror fan, I’m especially ecstatic to see it making a big return to the small screen. In this regard, not only is the new series Sleepy Hollow a hit, it’s also officially the first hit show of the fall season.

RCA touts (Android) Internet Music System

RCA may seem like it is going old school with its new Internet Music System, although the stereo is actually built around a 7-inch touchscreen tablet running Google's Android OS.

Report: Overhauled Apple TV is in the works

Apple may have just released iOS 7 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, but it doesn't seem as if Cupertino is stopping there.

XBox One to launch with two bundle options: FIFA 14 and Call of Duty: Ghosts

At the Gamescon Convention in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced plans to offer FIFA 14 in Europe for Xbox One pre-orders. The company also spoke about the slate of games that will be available at launch. Zumba Fitness is very unlikely, highly unlikely, to be in a bundle offering in a sign that Microsoft just doesn't get the XBox mom market.  

Kinect autoload for players of Killer Instinct

At the EVO 2013 fighting game tournament, Microsoft revealed how Kinect will detect who is holding a controller and help automatically load a profile for its exclusive Xbox fighter game, Killer Instinct. Same event: Microsoft booed. Go figure.  

Researchers develop 3D display with no ghosting - sans glasses

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a prototype for 3D+2D television that allows viewers with stereo glasses to see three-dimensional images, while viewers without the glasses see a normal two-dimensional image.

An Android-powered Peloton Bike?

Designed from the ground up by Peloton in NYC, the Peloton bike merges a slick design with modern technology powered by Google's popular mobile Android operating system.

How Iron Man helped crush Batman and Superman

Okay, so it's only in box office terms, but this awesome chart from the Economist says it all. Of course, in the real world, the kind of real world, Superman would just wipe the floor with everyone. Am I right? Am I right?

Video: SmartCandy is an uber-mini Android PC-on-a-stick

We've covered the burgeoning PC-on-a-stick market fairly extensively on TG Daily in recent months. While offering various features and a wide range of capabilities, the overall form factor amongst such devices is pretty much the same.