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Synaptics Gemini is a wireless docking station with dual 4K display support (reference design)

Docking stations can effectively transform a laptop computer into a desktop by allowing you to connect a display, mouse, keyboard, and other peripherals with a single cable. But a wireless docking station lets you do it without plugging anything into your laptop at all. They’re not nearly as common yet, but Synaptics wants to make it […]

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Compal GEMINI gaming laptop has an expandable display (15.6 inch to 17.8 inches)

Gaming laptops are interesting beasts that have to balance portability with the performance you’d expect from a high-end gaming computer. One of the first compromises is usually the display — you may want a big-screen monitor for your gaming desktop, but anything larger than 15.6 inches tends to make for an unwieldy laptop. So it’s […]

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Gemini dual-screen laptop (or two tablets) returns to Indiegogo

The Gemini dual-screen laptop (which is really just two tablets) has returned to Indiegogo about a month after the campaign was paused and put under review. According to the folks behind this unusual dual-screen/dual-device product, Indiegogo has “finished reviewing our functional product and video,” but the team doesn’t note one other change — the company […]

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Gemini dual-screen laptop is really just two tablets (update: fraud allegation)

Lenovo’s Yoga Book line of dual-screen laptops challenge the idea of what makes a laptop computer by replacing the keyboard with a second screen (that you can also use to type). The Gemini from GST Communications goes a bit further… or maybe not far enough. The Chinese company has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a […]

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Taihe Gemini portable monitor is still up for pre-order (through a second crowdfunding campaign)

Taihe’s Kickstarter campaign for its Gemini portable monitor has ended, and the company plans to ship displays to backers in May. But if you didn’t place a pre-order during the first crowdfunding campaign, now you have another chance — Taihe has launched an Indiegogo InDemand page for the Gemini portable monitor. 1/31/2020 Update: Taihe has […]

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Taihe Gemini portable 1080p touchscreen monitor preview

The Taihe Gemini portable monitor has made quite a splash since going up for pre-order on Kickstarter in January, having raised over $1 million from more than 3,200 backers so far — despite the project’s modest goal of just $10,000. Update 2/19/2019: The Kickstarter campaign has ended, but you can now pre-order a Gemini through an […]

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Gemini portable FHD and 4K touchscreen displays coming soon for $159 and up

I’m a dual-screen guy when I’m working at home, where I connect my laptop to a 22 inch monitor and extend my desktop across both displays. But on the go, I tend to stick with just my laptop display. But this week a few companies are making me pause to reconsider that decision. The Lapscreen […]

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Gemini PDA handheld PC gets custom recovery & root

Now that the Gemini PDA is shipping to crowdfunding backers, we’re starting to get real-world reviews… and hacks. The handheld computer ships with Google Android, although it’s expected to support other operating systems including Debian, Ubuntu, and Sailfish OS in the future. Meanwhile, xda-developers forum member deadman96385 has ported TWRP 3.2.1 to run on the […]