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Anbernic RG566 is an Android handheld game system with a 5.5 inch FHD OLED display and Unisoc T820 processor

Chinese handheld gaming hardware company Anbernic’s latest device is as compact console with an OLED display, 8GB of RAM, Android 13 software and enough processing power to handle PS2 emulation. With a list price of $185 (or $175 during pre-orders), the Anbernic RG566 isn’t exactly the cheapest handheld game system around, but it’s more affordable […]

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A growing number of cheap handheld retro game consoles can run mainline Linux

The Steam Deck is probably the best known handheld gaming PC with a Linux-based operating system, but a number of cheap handhelds from companies like Anbernic and Powkiddy also run Linux-based software… but they tend to use custom kernels. But when Phoronix reported this week that developer Chris Morgan submitted some code to bring support […]

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Compare handheld gaming PC specs (Asus, AYA, GPD, Lenovo, MSI, ONEXPLAYER, and Valve)

There are a growing number of handheld gaming PCs on the market, and the list keeps growing. While the Valve Steam Deck, Asus ROG Ally, and Lenovo Legion Go grab a lot of headlines these days, they’re not exactly the only games in town – not by a long shot. In fact, there are so […]

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Anbernic’s next handheld gaming PC could have a Ryzen 7 7840U chip (Anbernic Win701)

Anbernic is a Chinese company that produces handheld game consoles. Up until recently most have been Android or Linux-powered systems designed for retro gaming. But last year the company launched the Anbernic Win600, a relatively low-cost entry in the growing handheld gaming PC space. Now the company is preparing to launch a new model called […]

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Anbernic RG nano keychain-sized retro game console is now available

Chinese handheld gaming company Anbernic is preparing to launch its smallest game console to date. The upcoming Anbernic RG nano measures just 71 x 43 x 17mm (2.8″ x 1.7″ x 0.7″), making it small enough to clip on a keychain and keep in your pocket or handbag. It weighs 153 grams (5.4 ounces). But it’s also […]

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Anbernic files patents for a Win701 handheld gaming

Most of the handheld game systems from Chinese device maker Anbernic are designed to run Android or Linux-based software. But last fall the company launched the Anbernic Win600 handheld gaming PC with an AMD processor, Windows software, and a $300 starting price that makes it one of the most affordable Windows handhelds to date. Now it […]

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Anbernic RG505 handheld game system has a 5 inch OLED display and Unisoc T618 processor

The Anbernic RG5050 is a handheld game system featuring a 4.95 inch OLED display, a Unisoc T618 octa-core processor with Mali-G52 graphics, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage, and Android 12 software. It’s the latest in Anbernic’s growing family of handheld gaming devices, and it’s up for pre-order now for $148. The price will rise […]

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Anbernic RG353V handheld game console with RK3566 launches for $113 and up

The latest handheld game console from Anbernic is a model that looks a bit like a Game Boy if Nintendo’s classic handheld sported analog sticks and a few extra buttons. But there’s more to the Anbernic RG353V than its classic design. Available for pre-order for $113 and up from Anbernic or AliExpress, this handheld game system […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft goes big on widgets for Windows 11, Zoom may launch email and calendar apps

What’s old is new again. Nearly two decades ago, Microsoft introduced support for widgets (called gadgets) that displayed snippets of information in a sidebar for Windows Vista. It became an optional feature with Windows 7, and it was discontinued by the time Windows 8 arrived. But Windows 11? It’s got widgets again, this time stuffed […]

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Anbernic’s Win600 handheld gaming PC is now available for $300 and up

Anbernic is a Chinese company that makes handheld gaming devices, most of which are retro gaming devices powered by ARM processors and designed to run Android or Linux software. But now the company has launched its first handheld gaming PC with an x86 processor. The Anbernic Win600 is a full-fledged computer that ships with Windows […]

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Lilbits: EU could mandate longer life-spans for phones, Motorola Edge 30 Ultra and Fusion leaked

A growing number of phone makers are promising to support their phones by offering as many as five years of software updates. In some cases they’re even making spare parts and repair manuals available for folks who want to fix their own hardware at home. But European officials are considering regulations that would make long-term […]