Lilbits #404: Handheld gaming, jailbreaking, and open source audio editing

Another day, another project to build a handheld gaming computer — this time powered by an AMD Ryzen 4000U processor. The Aya handheld gaming PC is still just in the concept phase for now. But given the developments we’ve seen in this space over the past year or two, it’s entirely plausible that a portable […]

GPD Win Max mini gaming laptop to sell for $779 during crowdfunding (starting May 18)

The GPD Win Max is a tiny laptop computer with an 8 inch display, a backlit QWERTY keyboard, and an Intel Ice Lake processor with Iris Plus graphics. It’s also a little gaming machine, with built-in game controllers above the keyboard. GPD has been working on the Win Max for more than a year, and […]

The “Nuclear Football” is a one-of-a-kind portable, liquid-cooled gaming PC

Gaming laptops have been around for a few years… but for the most part using one involves sacrificing some performance in the name of portability. So one gamer decided to build a unique portable gaming PC that packs the power of a high-end desktop into a luggable case. It’s called the Nuclear Football, and it […]

Alienware’s Concept UFO is a modular handheld gaming PC (much more than a Nintendo Switch clone)

I wouldn’t blame you if you took one look at Dell’s Alienware Concept UFO handheld gaming PC and its detachable controllers and decided it was nothing but a Nintendo Switch clone. But this little device is much more than that — because it’s got the guts of a full-fledged Windows computer. Sure, you could use […]

Intel Ghost Canyon NUC teardown reveals removable “The Element” module inside

Intel’s upcoming “Ghost Canyon” NUC is expected to be one of the most powerful mini computers from the company to date. Expected to be powered by a 45 watt, 9th-gen Intel Core H-series processor, the small form-factor computer will be aimed at gamers, and it includes a PCIe x16 slot for a discrete graphics card. […]