Cotton Candy USB Drive Brings Android To PCs, TV, And More: ALike many electronic commerce companies in the software industry, Google too with its domineering power in the smartphones market, intends deeply to extend its Android mobile operating system to every nook and corner of the world. It has over 550k+ daily activations and is anticipating to seek many such other ways for customers to adopt Android.
For that, a product from FXI Technologies, by name Cotton Candy USB pen, has given Google the best chance for opening itself to expand its successful portfolio. The handy little gadget consists of a HDMI plug , SD slot , and of course, a USB. It also comes loaded with Android 2.3. Nothin gets lesser, even if it is described as the smallest computer because it allows Android OS to run in a secure environment.
If you turn out to be a hardware enthusiast, then few features of Cotton Candy packs are made available like 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A9-based processor, ARM’s quad-core Mali GPU and 1GB of RAM and is capable of running Android 2.3 Gingerbread smoothly. Your device can be connected to a TV by taking portable computing to a totally new range with the aid of HDMI port. However, external peripherals like mouse,keyboard etc., will be required.
Above all, One limitation faced by the device is due to its lack of compliance with Google’s requirements for running Android. The Market will not be accessible therby making the use of sideloading the only fundamental way to potentially get apps onto it. It will make its entry sometime around the Q2-Q3 changeover next year and is priced about $200.
In terms of customer satisfaction, its often opined that Android is something inferior to iOS. Google, aiming for everything electronic reveals that app developers can start their move towards Android from the Cupertino company’s App Store itself. Thus it makes Android Market to host the good number and quality of apps better than its fruit-loving rival.
If everything goes on well and if Cotton Candy makes every objective for which it has been set for, good, then it does take manufacturers in vogue!