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Lilbits: 1st-gen Chromecast reaches end of life, Surface Pro X camera bug… surfaces, and mini-laptop and single-board PC updates

The thing about buying stuff from AliExpress is that you can’t always trust the product descriptions. When I wrote about a $350 mini-laptop with an 8 inch display and an Intel N100 processor last week, I took the description at face value. But our source for the original story now tells us that the little […]

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Compact Asus ROG HDMI charger dock lets you plug the ROG Ally (or other devices) into a TV while charging

The Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC is now available for pre-order for $700 and expected to begin shipping in June. With support for up to an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor, it’s one of the most powerful handhelds in its price class. But that chip is also rather power-hungry, which can lead to limited […]

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Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC goes up for pre-order for $700, available starting June 13

The Asus ROG Ally is the most powerful handheld gaming PC to date, with a 7 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD display featuring a 120 Hz rate, 16GB of LPDDR5-6400 memory and a 512GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD plus support for up to an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme GPU with 12 RDNA […]

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AMD’s Ryzen Z1 chips are designed for handheld game consoles

When Asus revealed its upcoming ROG Ally handheld game console, the company said that it would feature a custom AMD processor designed for the compact gaming device. Now AMD has confirmed that it’s developed new chips for handheld gaming computers. But it turns out that while the ROG Ally will be the first device to ship […]

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Asus ROG Ally with Z1 Extreme expected to sell for $700, Z1 model to be $600

When Asus introduced the ROG Ally handheld gaming PC earlier this month the company promised that it would be priced “competitively” with Valve’s Steam Deck. But that promise raised a lot of eyebrows, because Valve’s handheld has a few things going for it that undoubtedly help keep the price low. But now it seems like […]

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Lilbits: Kodi 21 Alpha released, Marvel Comics app is shutting down, and Asus ROG Ally prototypes revealed

It’d be easy to take one quick look at the Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC and conclude that it was heavily influenced by Valve’s Steam Deck… or maybe some of the many other handhelds launched in recent years by lesser known companies. But Asus says it’s actually been working on its handheld for the […]

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Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC launches May 11 – here are most of the key specs

The Asus ROG Ally is a handheld gaming PC that’s been generating a lot of buzz since it was announced at the start of the month. Powered by AMD’s new Z1 series processors, it’s expected to deliver up to twice the performance Valve’s Steam Deck, while supporting most Windows games (since it will ship with Windows […]

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More Asus ROG Ally details leak ahead of official launch (handheld gaming PC)

The upcoming Asus ROG Ally is a handheld gaming PC from a company that knows how to making gaming PCs. While Asus is hardly the first company to enter this increasingly crowded space, there’s are plenty of reasons to think that the ROG Ally will the first model to be truly competitive with Valve’s Steam […]

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Asus ROG Ally is a handheld gaming PC with a custom AMD chip (it’s real, despite the April 1 announcement)

Over the weekend Asus released a video showcasing a handheld gaming PC called the ROG Ally. Unfortunately since that video came out on April Fools’ Day, it led to plenty of speculation that the product is a joke – something that the head of product management for Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) seemed to confirm […]