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GPD Pocket 3 benchmarks (mini-laptop with a Core i7-1195G7 processor)

The GPD Pocket 3 is a tiny, but versatile laptop with an 8 inch touchscreen display, a QWERTY keyboard that’s just (barely) large enough for touch-typing, and a hinge that allows you to fold the screen down over the keyboard and hold the computer like a tablet. A modular port system also lets you adjust […]

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Liliputing liked this message: Google Messages is starting to display iMessage reactions as emoji

The first time I was texting with a friend and got a message informing me that they “liked” my message, I was wondering if Facebook had somehow invaded SMS. The second time I realized that this is what happens when someone with an Android phone (me) is in a text exchange with someone using iMessage […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon chips will have simplified, single-digit names moving forward

Qualcomm’s mobile processor names have gotten a bit messy in recent years. Sure, Snapdragon 800 series chips are for flagships and Snapdragon 200 and 400 series chips are aimed at budget devices. But you’d need a reference manual to know that a Snapdragon 480+ 5G is newer than a Snapdragon 888 and to figure out […]

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ONEXPLAYER Mini handheld gaming PC with 7 inch display coming soon

Handheld computer company One Netbook is developing a smaller version of the ONEXPLAYER handheld gaming PC that launched earlier this year. Instead of an 8.4 inch screen, the upcoming ONEXPLAYER Mini is expected to have a 7 inch display, which makes it a bit closer in size to Valve’s Steam Deck, the AYA Neo, or other modern […]

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Analogue Pocket handheld game system begins shipping December 13

The Analogue Pocket is a $200 handheld game system designed for playing classic games… cartridges and all. First announced more than two years ago, the Pocket was originally supposed to begin shipping to customers earlier this year… but due to global supply chain issues the ship date was pushed back several times. Now the wait […]

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Pixel 6a could have a Pixel 6-inspired design (and a slightly smaller screen)

Google’s next mid-range phone could look a lot like the company’s latest flagships. 91mobiles and @OnLeaks have released a set of images that allegedly show the design of the upcoming Google Pixel 6a. The leaked images show a design that’s very similar to the recently release Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 XL, with a camera bar […]

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Hack your Amazon Fire tablet with Fire Toolbox (Install Google Play, remove Amazon apps, and more)

Amazon’s Fire tablets offer a lot of bang for the buck. With list prices starting as low as $50, they’re cheaper than any iPad, and more affordable than most Samsung tablets. They often go on sale for even lower prices – ahead of Black Friday, Amazon is selling Fire tablets with prices starting as low […]

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Purism’s Librem 5 Linux smartphone costs $1199 after the latest price hike

The Purism Librem 5 was one the most powerful smartphone capable of running mainline Linux software when the first units began shipping in limited quantities a few years ago. But it’s also one of the most expensive – and that’s even more true after a price hike that took effect this month. When Purism launched […]

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Amazon’s Black Friday Device Deals are here: Kindle for $50, Fire tablet for $35, Echo Dot for $20

Most of Amazon’s Black Friday 2021 device deals are now live, with deep discounts on tablets, eReaders, smart speakers and displays, media streamers, and other gadgets. You can find a detailed list of deals below, but some of my favorites? You can pick up an Amazon Fire HD for $75, a Fire TV Stick 4K […]

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MediaTek Dimensity 9000 is a true flagship-class processor

Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek ships more smartphone processors than any other company, with over 40% market share in the second quarter of 2021. But for the most part MediaTek’s processors have been aimed at budget, mid-range, and “premium” phones… but not flagships. The company has a plan to change that, and it starts with the […]