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 […]

Analogue Pocket is a modern handheld game console that plays classic games (cartridges and all)

Want to play some old-school games on a modern device? There’s no shortage of emulators that will let you fire up classic games on a phone. Or you can buy any number of modern handhelds designed to play old games (or maybe build your own). But the Analogue Pocket is something different. The upcoming handheld […]

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. […]

Planet Computers Astro Slide is a 5G smartphone with a slide-out keyboard (crowdfunding)

All the major smartphone makers gave up on physical keyboards years ago. But a handful of smaller companies are keeping the dream alive — and the new Astro Slide smartphone from Planet Computers is the third phone from the company that not only has a QWERTY keyboard, but also a laptop-like design. That said, while […]

Alienware’s Concept UFO is a modular handheld gaming PC (much more than a Nintendo Switch clone)

I wouldn’t blame you if you took one look at Dell’s Alienware Concept UFO handheld gaming PC and its detachable controllers and decided it was nothing but a Nintendo Switch clone. But this little device is much more than that — because it’s got the guts of a full-fledged Windows computer. Sure, you could use […]

Super Retro Champ handheld game system plays SNES and Sega Genesis carts

Last year the folks at My Arcade introduced a handheld game console at CES called Retro Champ that let you play classic 8-bit NES games… by plugging in NES carts. This year, the company is following up with the Super Retro Champ. As the name indicates, the new model lets you play 16-bit Super Nintendo carts… […]