i agree and I bought a Pandora for the same reasons.
Now, this is not for everyone's budget. A lot of people just want to play retro games for a reasonable price.
The world wide economy is not that good.
I just watched this > http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1703567677/icontrolpad-2-the-open-source-controller
I think its a great idea and , connected to an android device, would be a real Pandora alternative.
When I see all this new tablet or smartphones (like the Samsung S3) , super fast , slim , cheap and available, I wonder : why don't we just add the missing part that we have on the pandora ? A keyboad with nubs and ABXY . It could click on the phone/tablet and create a shell PC just like the...