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Pocket P.C. design files released as open source (handheld Linux computer)

The Popcorn Computers Pocket P.C. is designed to be a handheld Linux computer with a 4.95 inch full HD display, a built-in keyboard, and a ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor. First unveiled in November 2019, the Pocket P.C. hasn’t shipped yet. It’s still up for pre-order for $199 and up. But the developers have already open […]

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Google Meet shortcuts added to Gmail app for Android (Here’s how to disable it)

Video communication tools have become more important than ever during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Zoom has exploded in popularity. Facebook, Google, and Microsoft have added new features to their video chat and video conferencing tools. And Google decided to add Google Meet shortcuts to the Gmail app for Android so you won’t forget that Google […]

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Zero Terminal 3 is a modular handheld PC with a Raspberry Pi Zero and a touchscreen display

The Zero Terminal 3 is a little computer that looks like a chunky smartphone. But it’s a full-fledged Linux PC with a touchscreen display, a built-in battery, a full-sized USB port, and a microSD card reader. It’s also a modular device that can support add-ons including keyboards, game controllers, radio transceivers, network interfaces, solar panels, […]

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Daily Deals (8-07-2020)

Didn’t get a chance to stream Watchmen earlier this summer when it was free from HBO? Amazon is selling Season 1 of the show for $10. Meanwhile, today seems to be as good a day as any to pick up a Bluetooth speaker or some Bluetooth headphones. Sony’s noise-cancelling WF-1000XM3 headphones are selling for their […]

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Cloud game streaming isn’t coming to iPhone or iPad anytime soon

Microsoft Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to stream games from the cloud to an Android phone starting September 15th. But iPhones? Not so much. Like other game streaming services from Google and NVIDIA, Apple is blocking Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service from running on its devices. In a statement provided to Business Insider, […]

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Lilbits: Intel breach, new Android and macOS betas, and more

20GB of Intel documents that were obtained without permission have been released onto the internet. They contain previously undisclosed information about Intel’s chips, software, and other intellectual property. According to Intel, the data dump seems to have come from its “Intel Resource and Design Center, which hosts information for use by our customers, partners, and […]

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a-XP portable Threadripper Workstation PC (that costs $8000 and weighs 23 pounds)

Sometimes you need more computing power than a thin and light laptop can provide, and that’s where mobile workstations come into play. But for the most part, computers in that category are still just laptops with a little extra horsepower. The MediaWorkstations a-XP portable Threadripper Workstation PC is decidedly not a laptop. It’s technically portable […]