Turn Any TV Into a Smart One with This Awesome Gadget

Samantha Murphy
Turn Any TV Into a Smart One with This Awesome Gadget
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Wish you could turn any TV into a smart one? A new gadget called the Pocket TV will convert your television into a giant Android tablet.

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The device is a small microcomputer that plugs into your screen's HDMI sport. runs on Android 4.0 and allows you to do anything on the TV that you can with your phone, such as playing games, surfing the web and even video chatting with friends.

The small structure also features a USB port to plug in a mouse and keyboard and an SD card so you can add more storage.

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Created by Dubai-based company Infinitec, Pocket TV was posted to crowd-fundraising site to raise money for its development. The demand for the device is undeniable. In fact, it has already reached its funding goal three times over.

Production will likely start in July and shipping is expected for October.

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Funded: $1,934

This project uses a box and an old monitor to simulate virtual reality. It is an incredibly cool project, but its Kickstarter backers shouldn't expect anything in return other than a "big happy thank you."

This story originally published on Mashable .