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Latest Chromium OS build for the GPD Pocket 1 and 2 brings hardware, software fixes for these mini-laptops

The GPD Pocket and Pocket 2 are tiny laptops small enough to fold up and slide into (some) pockets… thus the name. With 7 inch touchscreen displays and QWERTY keyboards, they’re about as small as you can get while still supporting touch-typing on a laptop. GPD ships the Pocket mini-laptops with Windows 10 software, but […]

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Updated ChromiumOS builds turn GPD Pocket and Pocket 2 into tiny Chromebooks

Last year Keith Myers ported the open source version of Google’s Chrome OS so that it could run on the GPD Pocket and GPD Pocket 2 mini-laptops. But the software was a bit buggy at the time, with issues affecting audio, screen rotation, and other hardware. Now Myers is back with a new Chromium OS […]

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The littlest Chromebook: GPD Pocket gets an unofficial ChromiumOS port

The GPD Pocket is a tiny laptop with a 7 inch display, a compact keyboard, and a case small enough to fold up and slide into a (fairly large) pocket. Over the past few years GPD and a series of rival companies have released similar mini PCs with more processing power and other upgrades, but […]

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Lilbits 359: Google Pixel 4 “Coral” and “Flame” smartphones coming this year?

If history has taught us anything, it’s that Google will probably launch a new set of flagship smartphones sometime around October… although we may see the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL much sooner than that. While we still don’t know very much about what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look […]

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Official Ubuntu MATE for GPD Pocket handheld PCs updated to versions 19.04 and 18.04.2

The GPD Pocket line of pocket-sized, laptop-like computers ship with Windows 10, but folks have been figuring out how to run GNU/Linux on them since day one. Last year the developers behind Ubuntu MATE made things a little easier by offering official versions of the operating system optimized for the GPD Pocket and GPD Pocket […]

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GPD Pocket 2 handheld PC now available with 8GB RAM, Celeron 3965Y processor

GPD continues to iterate on its Pocket 2 line of handheld computers. A top-of-the-line model with an Intel Core m3-8100Y processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage continues to sell for $669 to $750, depending on where you buy it from. But late last year the company introduced a cheaper model with a Celeron 3965Y […]

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There’s an official Ubuntu MATE 18.10 build for GPD Pocket devices

Canonical released Ubuntu 18.10 this week. But Ubuntu isn’t just a single operating system: there are also a bunch of official and unofficial flavors. So this week we also got Kubuntu 18.10, Lubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu MATE 18.10, and Ubuntu Budgie 18.10, just to name a few. They include core Ubuntu updates plus a group of […]