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GPD XP Plus is now shipping (modular handheld game console with Dimensity 1200, WiFi 6, and Android)

The GPD XP is an Android-powered handheld gaming device featuring a 6.8 inch touchscreen display surrounded by came controllers – but the controller on the right side is modular, allowing you to swap out controls depending on the type of game you’re playing. When GPD first launched the XP handheld last year, it was powered […]

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You can transform Framework’s modular laptop into a tablet (unofficially)

The Framework Laptop is a modular computer that lets you pick your own ports and swap them whenever you want. It’s also designed to be easy to repair or upgrade, since every single component can be removed and replaced using a single screwdriver/opening tool that comes in the box. That modularity makes it easy to […]

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Framework Laptop Review: Modular, repairable, upgradeable laptop with a 12th-gen Intel Core processor

It’s not often that a new company enters a highly competitive market and delivers something that truly stands out. But that’s exactly what Framework did when the startup introduced its first laptop last year. It’s a sleek, sturdy notebook with an excellent display, keyboard, and touchpad. But it’s also a modular laptop that lets you […]

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

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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DevTerm retro-inspired portable terminal can now be powered by a Raspberry Pi CM4

The DevTerm is a portable terminal with a retro-inspired design, an ultra-wide display, and a modular design that lets you swap out processor modules. Originally designed to support either a custom dual or quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor module or a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, the developers at Clockwork later released a version with support […]

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Framework’s modular laptop now available with Intel Alder Lake (upgrade kits for Tiger Lake models coming soon)

The Framework Laptop is a thin and light notebook with premium components including a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel LCD display and support for up to an Intel Core i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. It’s also unique in that it has a modular design: you can easily swap out ports. […]

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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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Modular laptop maker Framework now lets you buy just the mainboard (for upgrades, DIY projects, or standalone use)

The Framework Laptop is a notebook computer designed with modularity in mind. Not only can you buy expansion cards that let you swap out a USB port for an HDMI port or additional storage, but all the internal components are designed to be easy to remove, replace, and in some cases, upgrade. Now Framework has […]

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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 […]