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OneMix 4S mini-laptop with 10.1 inch display and 12th-gen Intel processor coming soon

After spending much of the last year or two focused on handheld gaming PCs, Chinese PC maker One Netbook is preparing to launch its next mini-laptop. The upcoming OneMix 4s is a convertible notebook with a 10.1 inch display, a 360-degree hinge, and a 12th-gen Intel Core processor. While the company hasn’t shared full specs, […]

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MNT Pocket Reform is 7 inch mini laptop with a modular, open hardware design (crowdfunding)

The makers of the MNT Reform began shipping their modular, open source laptop to backers last year following a successful crowdfunding campaign launched in 2020. Now they’re preparing to launch a brand new device. And this time, it’s… smaller. The MNT Pocket Reform is a 7 inch mini-laptop with an ortholinear keyboard, a modular (and […]

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Lilbits: Google Play Store and the Windows Subsystem for Android, turning the Surface Go 2 into a Linux tablet, and more

The Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) is an optional Windows 11 feature that allows you to run Android apps within Microsoft’s desktop operating system. Out of the box, the feature is tied to the Amazon Appstore and only a limited number of apps are available for download. But shortly after Microsoft released the first preview […]

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GPD Win Max 2 mini gaming laptop with Ryzen 7 6800U or Core i7-1260P is up for pre-order from Indiegogo for $999 and up (crowdfunding)

The GPD Win Max 2 is a mini laptop with a 10 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel touchscreen display, a backlit keyboard and built-in game controllers above the keyboard that lets you hold the system like an oversized Nintendo DS or Game Boy Advance SP for gaming. With a choice of AMD Ryzen 7 6800U […]

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Chonky Palmtop is a DIY portable Linux computer with a split keyboard and 7 inch display

There’s no shortage of DIY portable computers made by cramming a Raspberry Pi together with a small display, keyboard, and battery. But the Chonky Palmtop is one of the most unusual I’ve seen to date, thanks to its split keyboard which folds up inside the case when you’re not using it and unfolds for comfortable touch-typing […]

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GPD Pocket 3 modular mini-laptop’s newest module is a microSD card reader

The GPD Pocket 3 is a mini-laptop with an 8 inch touchscreen display, a swivel hinge that lets you flip the screen 180 degrees and fold it down flat over the keyboard for use in tablet mode, and full-sized HDMI and Ethernet ports. It also stands out because it’s a modular laptop: you can remove the […]

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Lilbits: Pixel Watch leak, a smartphone game controller with a cooling fan, and a pocket-sized modular laptop under development, and

The folks behind the Brave web browser announced this week that they’re adding a De-AMP feature that lets you circumvent pages that use Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages. Now privacy-centric search engine and web browser maker DuckDuckGo has announced it’s doing the same for its web browsers and browser extensions. In other tech news from around […]

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Nanote Next is a cheap 7 inch mini-laptop with slightly better specs than last year’s model (Japan)

Mini-laptops and handheld computers with small screens are niche devices that tend to carry high price tags these days. But for the past few years Japan’s Don Quixote has been bucking the trend with the Nanote line of mini-laptops featuring low prices… and modest specs. The latest model is a 7 inch mini-laptop with called […]

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GPD Pocket 3 mini-laptop gets a 3rd-party 4G LTE module (Making the most of modularity:)

The GPD Pocket 3 is a mini-laptop with a QWERTY keyboard that’s just barely big enough for touch typing, an 8 inch touchscreen display, and a swivel hinge that lets you use the little computer as a notebook or tablet. It’s also a modular computer: in addition to full-sized USB, HDMI, and Ethernet ports, the […]