Bluetimes recently debuted two Android set-top boxes based on AML8726-MX chipset for less than $70, including shipping.
According to Engadget, multiple variants of dual and quad-core S4 CPUs are headed to a number of diverse and lucrative markets, including connected HDTVs, set-top boxes, PCs and next-gen Windows 8 devices.
Shipments of Internet-enabled devices are projected to hit 503.6 million units in 2013, up from 161 million in 2010. In comparison, PC shipments will hover around 253.3 million, up from 222.3 million.
Samsung has announced that it will deploy Microsoft's PlayReady technology in its consumer devices to facilitate the easy transfer of content between TVs, mobile phones, set-top boxes and other devices.
Microsoft has announced that it is working with Intel and Broadcom to design a Silverlight platform for set-top boxes, connected TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and other devices.