Pocket P.C. design files released as open source (handheld Linux computer)

The Popcorn Computers Pocket P.C. is designed to be a handheld Linux computer with a 4.95 inch full HD display, a built-in keyboard, and a ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor. First unveiled in November 2019, the Pocket P.C. hasn’t shipped yet. It’s still up for pre-order for $199 and up. But the developers have already open […]

Zero Terminal 3 is a modular handheld PC with a Raspberry Pi Zero and a touchscreen display

The Zero Terminal 3 is a little computer that looks like a chunky smartphone. But it’s a full-fledged Linux PC with a touchscreen display, a built-in battery, a full-sized USB port, and a microSD card reader. It’s also a modular device that can support add-ons including keyboards, game controllers, radio transceivers, network interfaces, solar panels, […]

DragonBox Pyra handheld computer inches closer to release

The DragonBox Pyra is a handheld computer that’s been under development for more than six years, but it’s finally almost ready to ship. Designed to run free and open source software, the little computer has a 5 inch display, a keyboard for thumb typing, and built-in game controllers. A small number of prototypes were sent […]

MutantC v2 is a DIY handheld Raspberry Pi computer with a slide-out keyboard

After building a DIY handheld computer based on a Raspberry Pi last year, developer rahmanshaber is back with version 2. The new MutantC v2 is still a handheld computer with a slide-out keyboard (or rather, a slide-up display) that resembles a T-Mobile Sidekick phone or Sony Vaio UX computer. But it’s an upgrade over the […]

Moar screens! Expanscape unveils 7-screen laptop and dual-screen handheld prototypes

Dual-screen laptops are starting to become a thing… but UK-based Expanscape wants to go further than that. Much further. The company is revealing prototypes of two multi-screen devices: Aurora 7 is a laptop with 7 screens that lets you carry a monster workstation PC with you on the go. TeenySERV Duo is a handheld computer […]

DragonBox Pyra prototypes begin shipping (open source handheld gaming computer)

The DragonBox Pyra is a handheld computer with a 5 inch display, a QWERTY keyboard and a built-in gamepad. It’s designed to run free and open source software, and it’s been under development for more than six years… and after all that time, project leader Michael Mzorek (EvilDragon) has finally begun shipping prototypes to customers […]

ODROID-GO Advance is a $55 handheld game system running Ubuntu (coming in January, 2020)

About a year and a half after launching the ODROID-GO handheld game system with support for 8-bit games, the folks at Hardkernel have introduced a new model with a faster processor, an upgraded display, and support for 16-bit and 32-bit retro games. The ODROID-GO Advance is an Ubuntu Linux-powered handheld gaming device that will be […]

Pocket PC handheld Linux computer coming in 2020 for $199 and up (maybe — crowdfunding)

Sure, there’s a chance you could turn your old smartphone into a pocket-sized Linux computer by replacing the operating system. But if you’re looking for a purpose-built device with a touchscreen display, a QWERTY keyboard, and features you won’t typically find on phones (like 4 USB ports), the folks at Popcorn Computer have you covered. […]

GPD MicroPC handheld computer will ship with 6GB of RAM (pre-release spec bump)

The GPD MicroPC is a tiny computer with a 6 inch display, a thumb keyboard, a whole bunch of full-sized ports, an Intel Celeron N4100 quad-core Gemini Lake processor, and 128GB of storage. When GPD unveiled the MicroPC, the company said it would ship with 4GB of RAM. And that’s how much was in the […]