I think most of the delay are due to the file server. This may explain why there is not much change in performance.
Since I only have one XBMC box, I will wait until the final release before upgrading.
Anyone is using the Super Favorites addon? I set it up on my Ouya. It is very slow and takes around 4 seconds to display the Super Favorites with 3 folders and 10 favorites distributes in 3 folders. Are you getting similar delay?
I have a shitty remote that you were testing. But I purchased mine from eBay. The shitty remote does not work well as it sends the same command multiple time. I use the USB IR receiver from the shitty remote and configured my Harmony 700 to work with Ouya.
Use Chinavasion Media Player...
I had an Asus WiFi router with an USB port. I loaded a custom firmware called Tomato and made it a mobile USB stick router. My cousin is using it now.
This is more work to convert an regular router. But you can buy a WiFi router which is made to accept mobile USB data stick. Your laptop and...
I purchased Ouya game console 3 weeks ago. Side loaded Gotham XBMC. I like what I see.
It has a Tegra 3 — Quad-core processor.
It has ethernet connection. But I have been using the WiFi connection in my basement connecting to my WiFi router on the main floor without any problem.