Lilbits: A new mobile, open hardware device

The hardware hacker who brought us the Novena open laptop, the NeTV2 open video development board, and the Chumby, is preparing to launch a crowdfunding campaign for a new open hardware device called Precursor. The goal is to provide a handheld development platform that’s fully hackable and configurable. According developer bunnie Huang, the device has […]

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 […]

OneGx1 benchmarks (7 inch mini laptop with Intel Core i5-10210Y)

One Netbook’s latest small computer 1.4 pound mini notebook called the OneGx1. It has a 7 inch touchscreen display, an Intel Core i5-10210Y Amber Lake processor, support for up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of PCIe NVMe storage, optional support for 4G LTE or 5G connectivity, and an optional set of detachable game controllers. […]

One GX handheld gaming notebook will ship with Intel Comet Lake at launch (Tiger Lake One GX Pro coming later)

When Chinese mini-laptop maker One Netbook first announced plans to release a tiny gaming laptop with an Intel Tiger Lake processor, there was just one problem — Intel hadn’t actually launched that chip yet. Now that the company is getting ready to start taking pre-orders for the One GX mini gaming laptop, that problem… still […]

One GX handheld gaming laptop pre-orders start May 30 in China (Updated)

The One Netbook One GX handheld gaming laptop with a 7 inch display and detachable controllers is set to go up for pre-order in China later this month, and the company is starting to share more details about what to expect. For one thing, we finally know what the game controllers will look like. Up […]

Cosmo Communicator can now dual boot Linux and Android (smartphone/handheld PC)

The Cosmo Communicator is a smartphone that looks like a tiny laptop thanks to a design that includes a backlit keyboard that’s just (barely) big enough for touch typing. First unveiled in late 2018, the Cosmo Communicator began shipping to backers of a crowdfunding campaign late last year… but one promised feature was missing at […]

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 […]