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New options added to EOMA68 PC card crowdfunding campaign

It’s been a little over a month since Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton launched a crowdfunding campaign to build a free and open source modular PC system which includes an EOMA68 PC card (with a processor, memory, and storage) and a series of accessories including desktop and laptop docks. The campaign has raised over $60,000 so far, […]

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Smach Z handheld gaming PC coming to Kickstarter (again)

It’s been more than half a year since the team behind the Smach Z handheld gaming computer launched a Kickstarter campaign… and then canceled it two days later. Now they’re ready to try again. This time they’ve got a prototype, outside investors, more details about the hardware they’re using, and some thoughts about stretch goals […]

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Superbook gets 1080p display option (crowdfunding laptop dock for Android phones)

It’s been just over a week since Andromium launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising $50,000 to produce a device that lets you use an Android smartphone like a laptop. With 21 days left to go in the Superbook campaign, the project has received over $1.1 million in pledges, which means that it’s hit […]

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Andromium’s $99 Superbook turns your Android phone into a laptop (crowdfunding)

Smartphones have changed the way the world gets online, by letting you put a tiny, touchscreen computer in your pocket or handbag. But sometimes it’s still nice to have a larger screen, a full-sized keyboard, and a mouse or touchpad. The Superbook is a smartphone accessory that gives you all those things. It looks like […]

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Dubious PGS handheld gaming PC concept raises over $300 thousand on Kickstarter

A group called Portable Solutions is running a Kickstarter campaign for a handheld gaming PC called the PGS that looks amazing on paper… and which doesn’t actually exist in real life. That’s not a huge surprise: the point of crowdfunding campaigns is often to raise the money needed to transform an idea into a real […]

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Crowdfunding begins for modular EOMA68 PC system (laptop, desktop, upgradeable PC card)

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton has been developing the EOMA68 modular PC system for the past five years… and now he’s finally ready to begin selling hardware. The first devices include a $65 computer-on-a-card that’s designed to fit into a laptop or desktop PC case. You can reserve some of the first devices by making a […]

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Azpen Hybrx is a cheap laptop with Android-based Remix OS (crowdfunding)

Budget tablet maker Azpen is branching out and launching a budget laptop. The Azpen Hybrx features an 11.6 inch, 2.4 pound laptop that will eventually sell for about $140. But Azpen is launching the Hybrx through a Kickstarter campaign, and offering the notebook to early backers for as little as $69. There’s just one catch: […]

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Monohm’s Runcible’s round “phone-like” thing hits Indiegogo for $399 and up

These days there are smartphones with big screens and… less big screens. There are models with glass that wraps around the edges, and models that have modular components. But most smartphones look pretty much the same: a rectangle with a glass display. Monohm’s Runcible breaks the mold. It’s designed to look more like a pocket […]

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GPD Win handheld gaming PC available for pre-order for $330 (video)

GPD has been selling handheld game consoles and tablets for a few years, but up until now most have been powered by Google Android. This year the company introduced the GPD Win, a handheld PC with a 5.5 inch touchscreen display, a QWERTY keyboard, and physical gaming buttons. After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in April, […]