Playdate is up for pre-order, ships in late 2021 (handheld gaming with a hand-crank)

It’s 2021 and some handheld gaming devices have OLED displays. Others are basically full-fledged PCs running Windows or Linux. And others… have a black and white display and a hand crank. The Playdate is an unusual gaming device first unveiled in 2019, and after it’s finally available for pre-order for $179. The first batch of […]

Microsoft releases Windows 11 Beta for folks craving a more stable pre-release OS

Windows 11 is coming this fall, but Microsoft began releasing preview builds to members of the Windows Insider program since last month. Up until now previews were only available in the Dev Channel, but now folks looking for a little more stability from their pre-release, work-in-progress operating system can install the first Windows 11 Beta. […]

Huawei launches P50 series smartphones with striking camera designs, but no 5G support

Huawei’s latest flagship-class smartphones continue the Chinese company’s track record of releasing devices with premium specs including some seriously impressive cameras and powerful processors. But the Huawei P50 and Huawei P50 Pro are noteworthy for a few other reasons as well. First, they have a new camera design consisting of two large circles on the back of […]

Chuwi HiPad Pro is a 10.8″ tablet with Snapdragon 662 and 4G LTE

Chinese device maker Chuwi’s next Android tablet is a 10.8 inch model with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, support for a digital pen and a detachable keyboard, and a 4G LTE modem with support for dual-SIM, dual-standby. The Chuwi Hipad Pro will be available from the company’s AliExpress Store starting August 3 for about $300 and […]

This is what Google Play’s safety labels will look like (Android app privacy & security info)

Earlier this year Google announced plans to make it easier for users to make informed decisions about the privacy and security risks posed by apps they install from the Google Play Store. Now the company is outlining new policies for developers and giving users an idea of what the new safety section will look like […]

Nokia T20 tablet with a 10.36 inch display and optional mobile data coming soon?

The latest time a Nokia-branded tablet hit the streets was in 2014, with the release of the Nokia N1 Android tablet featuring an Intel Atom Z3580 processor and an $249 price tag. But now it looks like a new Nokia tablet could be in the works. Nokiamob spotted listings for an unannounced Nokia T20 tablet at […]

GPD Win Max 2021 handheld gaming PC gets an Intel Core i7-1195G7 spec bump (crowdfunding begins July 29)

The GPD Win Max 2021 is a handheld gaming computer that’s also a mini-laptop thanks to a built-in keyboard, trackpad, and game controllers. It looks virtually identical to last year’s GPD Win Max, but the new model will be available with a choice of AMD Ryzen 4000 “Renoir” or 11th-gen Intel Core “Tiger Lake” processor options. […]

Vivaldi web browser adds more power user features (Accordion Tabs and Command Chains)

Most modern web browsers are designed with an emphasis on simplicity, since the browser itself usually takes a back seat to the sites you’re visiting. But Vivaldi is a web browser designed for folks who want to customize their browsing experience and/or get more done. And the developers keep adding more features aimed at power […]