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Sony’s $200 PlayStation Portal handheld game streaming device hacked to run native code (like a PSP emulator)

The Sony PlayStation Portal is a handheld device that looks like a portable game console, but it’s not positioned as a standalone device. Instead, Sony markets the Portal as a PlayStation 5 companion that lets you stream PS5 games from your console. That’s all you can do with it… officially. But unofficially? A small group of […]

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Meizu is done making “traditional” smartphones, plans to go “All in” on AI

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu says it plans to go “all in” on AI, which isn’t a surprising announcement for a tech company in 2024. What is a little surprising is that the company says that as part of this transition, it’s done making traditional mobile phones. The move comes as a response to a changing smartphone […]

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GPD G1 portable graphics dock hardware update brings switchable TGP (60W or 100W) and other improvements

The GPD G1 is a portable graphics dock that stuffs an AMD Radeon RX 7600M XT GPU into a case that’s about the size of a handheld gaming PC. First launched last summer through a crowdfunding campaign, the GPU dock is currently out of stock at GPD’s AliExpress store. But that’s because the company plans […]

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Asus expands its single-board computer lineup with Tinker Board 3N Lite and 3N Plus

After launching the Asus Tinker Board 3N single-board computer last summer, Asus is expanding this line of 100mm x 100mm (3.9″ x 3.9″) PCs with Rockchip RK3568 processors. The new Asus Tinker Board 3N Plus and Asus Tinker Board 3N Lite are the same size and shape as the original, but have key differences in their I/O […]

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This $10 Raspberry Pi 5 PCIe HAT lets you add a WiFi 7 adapter or other M.2 2230 modules

The Raspberry Pi 5 has the fastest processor of any Raspberry Pi computer to date, but that’s just one of the thing that sets it apart from earlier models. Another is its PCIe connector that enables high-speed connections to expansion boards. A bunch of companies have used that PCIe connector to build HATs that let […]

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Android 15 Developer Preview brings partial screen sharing, “notification cooldown” and other changes

The first developer preview of Android 15 is now available, giving us a first very early look at what to expect from the next major version of Android, which won’t officially launch until much later this year (probably in the fall). Android 15 Developer Preview 1 can be installed in an emulator or on a Google […]

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Apple drops support for iOS Home Screen web apps, blames the EU’s Digital Markets Act

Big changes are coming to the way iPhones work in the European Union this year. In response to the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple says that starting with iOS 17.4, the iPhone operating system will support third-party app stores and browser engines, among other things… even if the company bends over backward to discourage […]

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Lenovo Yoga Book 9i 2024 now available (13″ dual-screen OLED laptop with Intel Meteor Lake)

The Lenovo Yoga Book 9i is a dual-screen laptop with two 13.3 inch, 2880 x 1800 pixel OLED touchscreen displays, including one in the space where you’d find a keyboard on a more traditional laptop. The multi-function computer features a 360-degree hinge allowing  you to use it as a tablet, and the Yoga Book 9i also comes […]

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LineageOS 21 released (Custom ROM based on Android 14)

The first developer preview build of Android 15 is expected to drop soon, but the next major version of Android isn’t expected to hit stable channels until this fall. Meanwhile, device makers are just starting to ship phones with Android 14, which was released a few months ago. And the independent developers behind LineageOS have […]