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Lilbits: 1st-gen Chromecast reaches end of life, Surface Pro X camera bug… surfaces, and mini-laptop and single-board PC updates

The thing about buying stuff from AliExpress is that you can’t always trust the product descriptions. When I wrote about a $350 mini-laptop with an 8 inch display and an Intel N100 processor last week, I took the description at face value. But our source for the original story now tells us that the little […]

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Sony’s Project Q is an 8 inch handheld that streams games from your PS5

Sony is working on a new handheld gaming device… sort of. The company’s next handheld won’t be a next-gen PSP or PS Vita, because it’s not really a standalone product at all. Code-named Project Q, the new device is basically a PS5 companion that will let you interact with your games from anywhere in your […]

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Hand 386 is a different kind of gaming handheld (QWERTY keyboard and MS-DOS compatible)

There are a growing number of handheld gaming PCs, including models with the latest Intel or AMD processors, high-performance integrated graphics, and built-in game controllers. And then there’s the Hand 386. It’s a handheld computer designed to let you game like its 1995 (or earlier). The little computer has a VGA display, a thumb keyboard, […]

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Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC goes up for pre-order for $700, available starting June 13

The Asus ROG Ally is the most powerful handheld gaming PC to date, with a 7 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD display featuring a 120 Hz rate, 16GB of LPDDR5-6400 memory and a 512GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD plus support for up to an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme GPU with 12 RDNA […]

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Chonky Pocket is (almost) a pocket-sized Raspberry Pi computer with a chording keyboard

Most modern computers small enough to fit in a pocket either have a BlackBerry-style keyboard or a touchscreen display and no physical keyboard. But the Chonky Pocket stands out from the crowd. Developer Daniel Norris says it’s an “almost pocket-sized portable computer” built around a Raspberry Pi, with all-day battery life, full-sized ports, and a […]

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Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC launches May 11 – here are most of the key specs

The Asus ROG Ally is a handheld gaming PC that’s been generating a lot of buzz since it was announced at the start of the month. Powered by AMD’s new Z1 series processors, it’s expected to deliver up to twice the performance Valve’s Steam Deck, while supporting most Windows games (since it will ship with Windows […]

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Sony’s next PlayStation handheld may a PS5 streaming companion rather than a standalone console

Sony hasn’t offered a handheld game console since the company discontinued the PlayStation Vita in 2019. It was already looking pretty long in the tooth at that point, having been first been released seven years earlier. Now there are reports that Sony could planning to launch a new handheld. But it’s not exactly a direct […]

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AYA Neo Air Plus hits Indiegogo for $549 and up, ships in June (Handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 7 6800U, AMD Mendocino, or Intel Alder Lake)

The AYA Neo Air Plus is a handheld gaming PC for people looking for something a little smaller  than a Steam Deck. With a 6 inch display, a body that measures 237 x 91.4mm x 23.1mm, and a weight of around 510 to 525 grams, this little device is just a little wider than a Nintendo […]

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The next ONEXPLAYER handheld gaming PC could have Core i7-1370P and detachable controllers

Just a few months after launching a crowdfunding campaign for a handheld gaming PC with detachable controllers and an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor, One Netbook is working on a new model that has the same basic design, but features an Intel Core i7-1370P Raptor Lake processor instead of an AMD chip. The company hasn’t […]

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Abxylute cloud gaming handheld hits Kickstarter for $189 and up (crowdfunding)

The Abxylute handheld game console features a 7 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel LTPS LCD display, game controllers including hall effect joysticks and sensors, a gyroscope for motion controls, two vibration motors and stereo speakers. With a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor and 4GB of RAM, the Abxylute isn’t a particularly powerful device. But that’s because the […]