Posted inNews

Anbernic RG35XXSP is a gaming handheld with a Game Boy Advance SP inspired design

The new Anbernic RG35XXSP is a handheld game console with an Allwinner H700 processor, a Linux-based operating system, 1GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and 64GB of storage as well as two microSD card readers. In other words, it’s a cheap device that should have enough horsepower for emulation of game consoles up through the PlayStation 1, but […]

Posted inNews

Huawei P50 Pocket is a flip phone with a foldable display and an unusual cover display

As expected, Huawei has introduced its answer to the Samsung Galaxy Flip line of smartphones. The new Huawei P50 Pocket is a modern flip-phone with a 6.9 inch, 120 Hz OLED display that can fold in half to make the phone easy to slide into a pocket. Want to use the camera or check your notifications […]

Posted inNews

Cosmo Communicator’s Linux OS gains new cover screen features

The Cosmo Communicator is what you’d get if you crossed a smartphone with a pocket-sized laptop computer. Unfolded it looks like a tiny laptop with a keyboard inspired by the design of the classic Psion Revo PDA. Fold it and you’ve got a smaller cover screen that you can use for phone calls, notifications, or […]

Posted inNews

This might be Samsung’s next foldable smartphone (and it folds the *other* way)

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is a premium smartphone that works as a small tablet when the flexible OLED display is unfolded, and as a pocket-sized phone when it’s folded in half. The company has sold fewer than a million units so far, but Samsung is reportedly already working on its next foldable phone — a clamshell-style […]

Posted inNews

Samsung clamshell phone with Snapdragon 808 chip on the way

There aren’t many smartphones on the market with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808 processor with 6 CPU cores. But you know what else there aren’t many of? Smartphones with clamshell designs. It looks like Samsung is taking aim at both shortages. The Samsung SM-G9198 features Qualcomm’s hexa-core chip and a numeric keypad and a 3.9 inch display […]

Posted inFeatured, News

Clamshell computers turn 30 this year, continue to fend off tablet threat

It’s been 30 years since the first popular, portable computer with a clamshell case was released. That means the Grid Compass had a built-in keyboard and display, and you could fold the screen over the keys to close the computer up like a book. Time Techland’s Harry McCracken takes a walk down memory lane, looking […]