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Qualcomm and Razer built a handheld game console dev kit

Smartphones are already some of the most widely used gaming devices on the planet, but Qualcomm has set its sight on dedicated handheld gaming devices. So the company is introducing a Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 chip designed specifically for handheld gaming devices. And the company has partnered with gaming hardware maker Razer to produce a hardware […]

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Qualcomm launches 3rd-gen Snapdragon 8cx and Snapdragon 7c+ chips for laptops & tablets

Qualcomm has been making chips for Windows laptops and PCs for a few years, but up until now they’ve only been used in a handful of devices and they’ve been relatively uncompetitive with the latest Intel and AMD processors in terms of price and performance. That could be set to change next year, because Qualcomm […]

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Lilbits: New Android and Windows 11 features, Pocket PC handheld, and the Honor 60 smartphone

It can be easy to forget that you granted an app permission to track your location or access your local storage if it’s an app you use infrequently. So Google introduced a feature with Android 12 that will automatically revoke permissions for apps you haven’t launched in a while. You can always grant permissions again […]

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MINISFORUM TH50 mini PC packs a 35W Intel Core i5-11320H processor

Another day, another small form-factor desktop computer from MINISFORUM. But this time it’s the company’s first model with a 35-watt Intel Tiger Lake-H processor. The MINISFORUM TH50 is a compact computer with an Intel Core i5-11320H quad-core chip with support for speeds up to 4.5 GHz. The chip also features a 1.35 GHz Intel Iris Xe […]

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Nokia 9 PureView won’t be getting Android 11, HMD offers discounts on new phones instead

HMD Global, the company that’s been producing Nokia-branded smartphones over the past few years, had earned a reputation for offering decent bang for the buck, a near-stock Android experience, and several years of guaranteed software updates. And then came the Nokia 9 PureView. When the company launched the phone in 2019, it shipped with Android […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is coming to flagship phones in 2022 (4nm chip with ARMv9 architecture)

Qualcomm’s first flagship-class processor following the company’s new naming scheme is also the company’s first ARMv9 chip manufactured on a 4nm process. The company says the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip will deliver up to 20% faster CPU performance and a 30% improvement in efficiency compared to the Snapdragon 888, while its new GPU will deliver […]

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UPERFECT X Pro lapdock is a 4K portable display and keyboard for your smartphone

UPERFECT makes a line of docks that basically turn your smartphone into a laptop computer by adding a keyboard, touchpad, portable display, and battery. The company’s latest is the biggest, highest-resolution to date. It’s also the most expensive. The UPERFECT X Pro Lapdock features a 15.6 inch, 4K touchscreen display, a detachable keyboard, and a […]

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Raspberry Pi brings an HP 95LX palmtop PC back to life

Before smartphones and tablets, and even before Palm Pilot, the Palm Pilot and Apple Newton, HP was experimenting with a different kind of pocket-sized computer: the palmtop PC. In 1991, the company released the HP 95LX, a machine that looked like a tiny laptop computer that shipped with MS-DOS software. With a 5.37 MHz NEC […]

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Give a Nintendo Switch an 11.6 inch screen by sticking it in this mobile dock (crowdfunding)

The Nintendo Switch is a wildly successful game console that straddles the line between portable gaming device with a 6.2 inch display and a living room console with support for video out to a TV. But the UpSwitch ORION is an accessory that takes things in a slightly different direction by effectively turning the Switch […]