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    Kangaroo PC Setup and Initial Thoughts

    Since the Kangaroo PC was announced in June 2015, I have looked forward to being able to put it through its paces. Quite a few hardware manufacturers have played around with the idea of a small device that can be used as an entertainment device in the home. The Kangaroo press releases seemed to point to using the Kangaroo as an interface into entertainment, with your television being using to view the content. I also wanted to see if it could be used as a type of thin-PC, possibly for those who don’t want to deal with a larger machine or a cheap alternative for schools. According to the Kangaroo website, the Kangaroo…

  • Unboxing of the Kangaroo PC

    When InFocus announced they were building a PC that was small enough to fix in your pocket, had HDMI, USB 3.0, expand-ability via microSD, and would cost less than $100, I knew I had to buy one. There has been a tremendous amount [PCWorld] of press coverage [Engadget] for the release [VentureBeat] of the Kangaroo PC, so I won’t do a review of the concept here. This first post is to cover the unboxing of the product and give you an idea of what you get for $99 (NewEgg). First the box itself – the front and sides are very plain. The back of the box includes the specs for the…