• Abxylute cloud gaming handheld hits Kickstarter for $189 and up (crowdfunding)
    The Abxylute handheld game console features a 7 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel LTPS LCD display, game controllers including hall effect joysticks and sensors, a gyroscope for motion controls, two vibration motors and stereo speakers. With a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor and 4GB of RAM, the Abxylute isn’t a particularly powerful device. But that’s because the […]
  • Lilbits: Is AMD developing hybrid chips with Performance and Efficiency cores too?
    It’s been more than a decade since ARM introduced its big.LITTLE  architecture that allowed chip makers to combine high-performance CPU cores with energy-efficient CPU cores on the same chip. And it’s been a few years since Intel brought a similar design to its x86 processors, beginning with the company’s 12th-gen processors based on “Alder Lake” […]
  • Daily Deals (3-27-2023)
    Woot is selling the rarely-discounted Nintendo Switch OLED for $310, which is $40 off the list price. The deal is good until 1:00AM Eastern Time or Woot runs out, whichever comes first. Meanwhile B&H is selling the thin and light XPG Xenia 14 laptop with an 11th-gen Intel Core i5 processor, 16GB of RAM and […]
  • Ubuntu Touch OTA-1 Focal brings Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to smartphones
    The community of developers who have been keeping the dream of Ubuntu phones and tablets alive since Canonical abandoned the project have announced that the first stable build of Ubuntu Touch based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS “Focal Fossa” is here. Ubuntu Touch OTA-1 Focal is officially supports five phones at launch. It can also run […]
  • Intel NUC 13 Pro “Arena Canyon” is a mini PC with up Intel Core i7-1370P
    Intel has been selling small form-factor desktop computers under the NUC (Next Unit of Computing) brand for over a decade. The line has expanded over the years to include higher-performance gaming systems, low-power hardware, and even laptops. But the core product continues to be Intel’s line of “4-by-4-inch” computers. And now Intel is launching its […]
  • Kobo Elipsa 2E unboxing video provides sneak peek at the unannounced E Ink tablet
    It’s been nearly two years since Kobo launched the Elipsa, the company’s first eReader to feature a 10.3 inch E Ink display and support for pen input, allowing users to take handwritten notes and draw on the screen. Now it looks like a new model is on the way, and the upcoming Kobo Elipsa 2E appears […]
  • The $47 Powkiddy Y6 GameStick is TV stick for retro gaming (price includes two controllers)
    Chinese company Powkiddy has been selling inexpensive handhelds for retro gaming for several years. But the company’s new Powkiddy Y6 GameStick is something a little different. Instead of a handheld game system, the PowKiddy Y6 is a stick that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV, allowing you to play games on a big screen. […]
  • Daily Deals (3-24-2023)
    Amazon is selling select Kindle eReaders for up to 31% off. You can save on the purchase of a Kindle Scribe or Kindle Paperwhite, but my pick for the best deal is the Kindle Paperwhite Kids for $110. For $10 more than the price of a Paperwhite, you get a cover, no ads on the […]
  • Cooler Master case turns the Framework Mainboard into a desktop PC for $39
    Framework makes modular, repairable, and upgradable laptop computers. Of course they wouldn’t be much use without modular parts, so the company also has a Famework Marketplace where you can buy spare parts and upgrades. And about a year ago Framework even began selling its mainboards to folks who wanted to replace or upgrade one in […]
  • MINISFORUM NAB6 is a mini PC with Core i7-12650H for $359 and up
    The MINISFORUM NAB6 is a compact desktop computer with a 45-watt Intel Core i7-12650H processor support for up to four 4K displays, two storage devices, and up to 64GB of storage. It’s expected to ship in mid-April, but the MINISFORUM NAB6 is up for pre-order now for $359 and up. The starting price is for a […]