ROMs

New CX-919 ROM delivers true 1080p video output display

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One of the more popular mini PCs of late has been the CX-919, with its quad-core Rockchip RK3188 SoC CPU. Today, Geekbuying.com announced it has a new ROM that delivers 1080p (1920×1080-pixel) resolution video output.
The CX-919 was one of the first mini PCs to feature an external Wi-Fi antenna, which has helped some of the Wi-Fi signal issues plaguing some preceding mini PCs.… Read more

J22 mini PC stock Android 4.2.2 ROM arrives

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The J22 is one of a small number of similar dual-external-antenna type mini PCs powered by Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core SoC CPU. The DM918 we’ve looked at previously is all but identical, so too the CX919II.
However, until now, the J22 hasn’t had a stock ROM release made available. That changed today with news that a stock Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) ROM had arrived, according to Androidpc.es.… Read more

New Rikomagic MK802 IIIS ROM (130722) update adds 5.1-audio output, Android 4.2.2

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Mini PC maker Rikomagic has released a new July 2013 ROM update for its dual-core Bluetooth-equipped MK802IIIS mini PC.
The new ROM is marked 20130722 and built on Android 4.2.2. You can download it direct from the Rikomagic website.
According to reports, the firmware has root access and Google Apps (gapps) preinstalled. The only thing missing is SuperSU or Superuser to give you full root access (you can install either of those from the Google Play store).… Read more

New MK802IV custom ROM supports AP6210 Wi-Fi chip

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Barely a couple of days after the updated Rikomagic MK802IV news hit the streets, Freaktab regular user [neomode] has crunched out a new custom ROM for the mini PC.
While the original MK802IV model featured a Ralink 8188 Wi-Fi chip, Rikomagic has since replaced it with Broadcom’s increasingly popular AP6210, which features 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0.
According to [neomode], the new ROM removes unnecessary extra software and is based on the recent Android 4.2.2 ROM release with 3.0.36+ Linux kernel.… Read more

Q&A: Is there an Android 4.2 ROM for the MK802?

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Q: Is there an Android 4.2 ROM for the MK802?
A: The original single-core MK802? No, there isn’t. Official support for the original MK802 appears to have ended with Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and the REV.2 firmware. You can still download the REV.2 release from the Rikomagic forum site.
The closest you’ll get the Android 4.2 is a complicated process of installing Android 4.1 courtesy of CyanogenMod10 (CM10).… Read more

New official CX-919 ROM update fixes ‘blank internal flash’

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A new ROM firmware update has been released for the CX-919 quad-core mini PC. According to retailer Geekbuying.com, the ROM – version 0715 – is supposed to fix issues with the internal flash.
There has been discussion over at the Freaktab.com forum on the device and its issues.
You can download the new CX-919 ROM firmware here at the Geekbuying.com blog site.… Read more

iMito QX1 gets new stock Android 4.2.2 ROM firmware upgrade

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One of the early quad-core mini PCs was the iMito QX1, a basic USB stick-style model with a plug-in external Wi-Fi antenna and powered by Rockchip’s RK3188 SoC CPU. It originally came preloaded with Android 4.2 however, online retailer Geekbuying.com has now made available a new Android 4.2.2 ROM upgrade.
You can download the new ROM here.
At this stage, there’s no word on whether this is a 720p or 1080p- default resolution ROM, or as one user has already asked, whether it fixes the inability to use USB speakers and sound devices.… Read more

FNF iFive X2 gets RK3188 SDK2.0 stock ROM update

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Chinese tablet brand FNF has produced a decent tablet in its FNF iFive X2, an 8.9-inch Retina-grade panel Android tablet powered by Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core SoC CPU. Now, a new Android 4.2 ROM update has been released by FNF based on the new Rockchip SDK2.0, giving the tablet the benefit of extra speed.
The ROM update is available from Geekbuying.com’s blog site.… Read more