What is Android TV Box / Stick / Mini PC?

BySheridan Hurwit 2019-06-20 3072

Android TV Stick / Android TV Box / Android Stick / Android Box / HDMI Stick / Box HDMI / Mini PC / HDMI Dongle / stick Smart TV / Smart TV Box. In the end it's all the same. Multimedia for everyone in an instant.

What is Android?

Android is a very popular operating system for more than a billion devices (Android, used by more and more people every day), such as smartphones, tablets, HDMI stick/sticks Android and Android mini PCs. Also, there are already "smart" cameras available that work on Android. It was originally developed by Android Inc.. but soon larger companies were interested in the operating system, like Google. In 2005, Google decided to take over the company and since Android is bundled with comprehensive software applications. With Android, you can get all the Google apps from the ever-growing Google Play Store (Google Play Store has more than 700,000 apps and games). Android devices are all wise to use, but only smarter due to more and more new features.


The biggest advantage of Android is the deployment and availability of thousands of apps (applications) on Google Play Store. In the Google Play Store, you have the opportunity to download these apps. Free of charge or for a fee


The advantages of Android at a glance:


Access to Google Play Store (app is free)

Free Updates

Android is an open platform that everyone has the ability to customize and install Android devices. Here is also the basis for the development of the increasingly popular Android Stick / Box / Mini PC.


Many well-known manufacturers use Android, think of Samsung, Sony, LG and HTC. Meanwhile, millions of people use Android. Android makes your life easier and more fun, of course. The sky is the limit! Every time an update comes with Android there are more options in Android, yet remains easy to use.


We have always tried to deliver the latest Android version to our product range. Currently, the latest Android 4.4 operating system is Android, called Android KitKat. This will make the operating system for the latest smartphones and it will not take long until our android android boxes and sticks to his will. KitKat also Android


Android is the future

Unlike Windows and Apple Android is an open platform, everyone has the opportunity to contribute to its growth. Android is also much cheaper than its competitors and thus more attractive for hardware vendors. Android has become the most popular operating system in a few years and will continue to grow in the future.


What is an Android TV Stick / HDMI Stick?

Actually it is a mini computer with the Android operating system.


This allows you to easily watch HD movies, android games or surf the Internet. It is also possible to chat over video calls via Skype, for example via a webcam! The possibilities are really endless.


Streaming movies by example:





Showbox (MovieBox for series)

With XBMC you get instant access to 1Channel or Icefilms without doing this! Through your browser In recent times, Netflix is also available in the Netherlands. Allows you to view unlimited HD movies and series for a monthly fee.


The games available for download from the Google Play Store are very popular, are examples:


Candy Crush Saga

angry birds

Fruit Ninja

Not only the free "simple games" as mentioned above are possible, but also realistic shooters or racing games in high definition. Android is growing very fast in this area, this is partly because Android is an open platform. Here are some HD games through the Google Play Store:


Modern Combat 4

Asphalt 8



What are the different names for an Android Mini-PC?

Android TV / TV Google / Android Stick / Android box / Android TV Stick / Android TV Box / HDMIstick / HDMIbox / Mini PC / Smart TV Stick / Smart TV Box.


Here is a small selection of what you can do with an Android stick / Androibox:


Gaming (Playing)











icing turnip



DLNA (Airplay)

Peliculas HD


buien radar

The Android sticks are often not much bigger than a USB stick. The Android boxes are a bit bigger, but also much more outputs like several USB ports. Connect your Android TV Stick / Box to the HDMI input of the LCD / LED TV and turn it into a Smart TV that will surpass your dreams. The possibilities are much wider than a Smart TV. This is of course the Android operating system.


Some Android sticks and Android boxes are similar to the Apple TV box, most are even better! Another advantage with Android is that it is much more free available as the thousands of free apps available through the Google Play Store is ready for download.


How do you control an Android-Stick / Android box?

- With a traditional USB mouse and / or keyboard.

- With a special flymouse location. Keyboard with it. (For example, the new F10 or F10 Mele Pro. This is also the flymouse / Airmouse we recommend)

- Use your smartphone or tablet.



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