Jide Technology not only expands its Remix OS,butby crowdfundig via Kickstarterwants to introduce adeviceall-in-onecalledRemixIO. Remix IO reimagines the all-in-one category, designed to be a TV set-top box, gaming console, and traditional PC in a single powerful device. Powered by the latest version of Remix OS, now based on Android Nugat (7.0), and best-in-class hardware specs, it is a device created for the founding Remix community and early adopters. Android PC is now available for worldwide pre-order on Kickstarter from US$99.
Remix IO offers the user an all-in-one experience; providing desktop-level productivity to create rather than just consume, the freedom to use the apps you want whether they were built for mobile, tablet or TV, and robust gaming capabilities for the mobile generation. Each element of the Remix IO is designed to work in tandem and allows users to quickly switch from editing a Word document one minute to playing Clash Royale the next. Jide also has introduced a unique TV Mode interface that makes full use of the big screen and the new input methods for daily use. Those methods of control include support for TV remotes and game controllers, as well as full keyboard and mouse support with shortcuts, and finally a smartphone remote control app for iOS and Android that is currently in development.
Remix IO software features include:
The largest collection of apps – compared to competitors in the PC market, Jide offers an open and flexible choice of apps to download including any available with in the Google Play Store and those usually exclusive to Android TV devices
TV and PC Mode – presenting the most dynamic Android experience yet, Remix IO recognizes and ensures that the app UI corresponds to the selected mode. For example, when launching YouTube in TV Mode, Remix OS will open the Android TV version of the app and when in PC Mode it will open the standard mobile version
Multiple user support – everyone can now enjoy their own personalised Remix IO experience, storing their own apps and saved data. Functionality also extends to guest accounts and can be used as an Android for Work or Android for Education device
Gaming Toolkit – gaming on Android is primarily built for touchscreens, but Jide’s new addition allows users to map touch controls to keyboard, mouse, and game cont roller inputs