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Thursday, February 13, 2014
How to Make Any Flat Screen TV HDTV Into a Smart TV for $40 to $75
Mini PCs or "Android TV" are simple Android-based HDMI devices that makes your TV interface look similar to a smartphone or tablet computer. They are easily installed and simply plug in to your HDMI slot on the back of your TV and connect to the internet via Wifi or by Ethernet plug. Many different styles and brands are now available in the $40 to $120 range, depending on the brand, Processor Speed (CPU, Chipset & GHz specifications), memory (1-2 GB of Ram and internal memory 8 -16 GB for apps and file storage, movie downloads etc). Plus the price will vary depending on other accessories that may or may not be included like a webcam with microphone (have a Skype video chat on your big screen), wireless keyboard, voice air mouse remote controller with gyroscope and Bluetooth (another way to connect wireless accessories like a keyboard/air mouse, external speakers etc).
I am going to order one of these if I can't find one locally, this Youtube video explains how
to turn your flat screen into a smart TV/computer with Wifi that looks like a huge
Android Smart Phone/tablet, Too Cool!!: http://youtu.be/5s8JdNniV8E