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PGS is still working on a dual-screen handheld gaming PC

More than two years after launching and then cancelling a dubious Kickstarter campaign for a dual-screen handheld computer designed for gaming, the folks at PGS still seem to be hoping to bring the gadget to market some day. PGS has been posting occasional progress updates to the company blog for the past few years, and […]

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Smach Z handheld gaming PC to begin mass production in early 2019

The Smach Z is a handheld gaming PC that’s been under development in one form or another since 2014, when it was little more than a concept device called the SteamBoy. Now it’s looking like the folks at Smach are almost ready to ship the system. The company has released a set of promotional videos […]

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Smach Z alpha handheld gaming PC makes its debut (but it’s not playable yet)

So there’s good news and bad news for folks who’ve been following the development of the Smach Z handheld gaming PC for the past four years. The good news is that, as promised, Smach is showing off an alpha prototype at Embedded World this week. The bad news is that it’s a non-working prototype. The […]

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Smach Z handheld gaming PC might actually ship one day (Leaks show signs of life)

It’s been almost 4 years since the first concept pictures for a handheld gaming PC called the SteamBoy were released. A year later the developers changed the name to Smach Zero… and then changed it again to the Smach Z and launched a crowdfunding campaign at the end of 2015. A few days later the […]

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GPD Win 2 handheld gaming PC up for pre-order through Indiegogo, should ship in May

The GPD Win 2 is a pocket-sized computer with a 6 inch, 720p display, an Intel Core M3-7Y30 Kaby Lake processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB solid state drive. It’s a Windows 10-powered computer that  like a cross between a laptop computer and a Nintendo DS, with physical gaming buttons above a QWERTY keyboard, […]

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GPD Win 2 handheld gaming PC to sell for $699 (or $599 during Indiegogo campaign)

GPD’s second handheld PC designed for gaming is coming in 2018, and the GPD Win 2 is expected to have a bigger screen, faster memory and storage, and a more powerful processor than the original GPD Win. It’s also expected to cost more. GPD has announced that the GPD Win 2 will sell for $599 […]

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GPD plans to launch gaming handheld PC with Windows 10, Cherry Trail CPU

Chinese device maker GPD offers a line of handheld gaming devices with 5 to 7 inch displays. Most of the company’s products to date have featured ARM-based chips and Android software. But now GPD is working on a model with Windows 10 software and an Intel Atom Cherry Trail processor. As CNX-Software notes, the design, specifications, […]