Lilbits 387: Updates on the PinePhone, Ghost Canyon NUC, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

Pine64 has been making Raspberry Pi-like single-board computers for a while, but over the past few years the company has become one of the most interesting players in the cheap Linux computer space. The company’s PinePhone is a $150 smartphone designed to run GNU/Linux software. The PineBook Pro is a $200 Linux laptop with specs […]

Mini gaming laptop updates (More GPD Win Max, One Netbook One GX details)

At least two new mini laptops for gamers are on the way this year. And the companies behind them have provided some new details in the last 24 hours. Here are a few updates on the upcoming GPD Win Max and One Netbook One GX portable gaming laptops. 7/2/2020 update: The OneGX1 mini laptop is now available […]

More GPD Win Max details (and benchmarks for the mini gaming laptop)

The GPD Win Max is a tiny laptop designed for gaming as well as general purpose computing. It’s powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i5 Ice Lake processor with Iris Plus. Expected to ship later this year (after an upcoming crowdfunding campaign), the little laptop has an 8 inch display and built-in game controllers placed […]

GPD Win Max handheld gaming laptop to have Intel Iris Plus graphics

The upcoming GPD Win Max is expected to be a cross between a handheld gaming computer and a mini laptop. Last we’d heard, it would have a bigger screen than the current-gen GPD Win 2, a QWERTY keyboard large enough for touch-typing, and an AMD Ryzen Embedded processor with Radeon graphics. But that was half a year […]

GPD P2 Max mini-laptop set to start shipping next week

GPD’s crowdfunding campaign for a tiny laptop with an 8.9 inch display hasn’t even ended yet, but the company says it plans to begin shipping the GPD P2 Max to backers starting sometime around August 12th. The company has already begun a trial production with a batch of about 200 units. If all goes well, […]

Five little laptops (GPD P2 Max, One Mix 3 Yoga, One Mix 1S Yoga, Chuwi MiniBook & Acer Swift 7)

There’s been a bumper crop of mini laptops this year and right now I have a bunch of little laptops sitting on my desk with screen sizes ranging from 7 to 8.9 inches. The heaviest weighs about 1.5 pounds, while the lightest is 1.2 pounds and is literally small enough to slide into my pants […]