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Offline trekiej

100 Dollar Game Consoles
« on: September 16, 2015, 06:31:59 AM »
Hello.
Concerning low cost Game Machines, would anyone like to share their experience with getting uAe or Aros on any of these?
Also, has anyone used the Nvidia Shield stb?
Thanks.
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2015, 06:54:54 AM »
I've used the Shield quite a bit with the various android emulators and have had a great experience with it, fwiw.

Though I'll readily admit it's on the costly side for an emulator device, it's been, by far - the best portable emulation solution I've found.
 

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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2015, 07:43:03 AM »
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2015, 02:02:49 PM »
Lol, a "console killer", it ain't.
 

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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2015, 05:58:33 PM »
I would have to say that I am impressed.
Google Play has a lot of emulators.
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2015, 09:32:31 PM »
Any Raspberry PI news?
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2015, 09:35:09 PM »
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2015, 09:57:06 PM »
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exx-B-qprXQ&index=109&list=WL
I like this.

Wait? Isn't PS 4 still better than this? I mean my PS 4 does HDMI quality images.
 

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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2015, 10:36:30 PM »
I believe the reviewer stated that the PS4 was better over all.
The Shield has 4K movies. I am not for sure about games.
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2015, 12:10:42 AM »
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I believe the reviewer stated that the PS4 was better over all.
The Shield has 4K movies. I am not for sure about games.

For about half the price of a Shield one can purchase one of the various Android TV's; some have 3.0 USB, some do 4K (I'm not sure of a current need for it), the Ugoos UT3S has 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage with good CPU and GPU power (though $160), and because there are so many variations in features, one can find just what they want.

The Nvidia Sheild though, is full featured and less boxy than the others, and depending on finances may be the best option for running emulation software of various types to a large screen monitor/TV
 

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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2015, 12:20:56 AM »
It looks like the shield is at the top of the stack. I dislike the idea that the unit with no HDD can not be upgraded to have one. The external HDD and SD card option good though. I hope it does not need a pervasive internet connection. At times I would need to go to my relatives house and use his internet.
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2015, 05:20:32 AM »
I did see that some one talked about that on Youtube.
It seems to affect the HDD of the $299 unit.
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2015, 12:55:14 AM »
I saw a Chrome Book at a local pawn shop and it 2 GB Ram and 16 GB of SSD storage space.
Any idea what it could be used for, emulation, Aros, etc?
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Re: 100 Dollar Game Consoles
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2015, 07:37:02 AM »
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I saw a Chrome Book at a local pawn shop and it 2 GB Ram and 16 GB of SSD storage space.
Any idea what it could be used for, emulation, Aros, etc?

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