Android based "mini-PCs" are very popular for bootleggers in Asia

Unofficial Android based accessories, called “mini-PCs”, are proving to be very popular for bootleggers in Asia. The mini-PCs can be purchased for around $100 over the internet and come preloaded with digital copies of movies.

The unofficial Android accessories, which typically run version 4.2 of the operating system and include access to the Google Play store, were highlighted by Philip Elmer-Dewitt of Apple 2.0 in a report on Monday. The diminutive devices can be found online marketed as “mini PCs,” and feature connectivity options such as USB, HDMI and Bluetooth.

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