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OSOM OV1 becomes the Solana Saga, set to ship in 2023 as a web3 (crypto) phone

If you’ve been waiting for more news about the OSOM OV1 smartphone, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that it’s coming soon. The bad news is that it won’t quite what OSOM had originally promised. Instead of a smartphone running privacy-first, Android-based software developed by some of the folks behind the […]

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Lilbits: OSOM V1 will be Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 powered, ONEXPLAYER working on a handheld with Ryzen 6000U

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor is expected to bring a 10% boost in CPU and graphics performance and a 20% improvement in AI performance when compared with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, while also lowing power consumption by as much as 30%. So it’s no surprise that a bunch of phone makers plan […]

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OSOM OV1 smartphone coming in Q4, 2022 with ceramic and metal body, Snapdragon 8 series processor

The OSOM OV1 will be the first phone from OSOM products. But in a lot of ways it will be the sequel to an older phone that had a bit of a cult following: the Essential PH-1. OSOM is a startup founded by former Essential employees after that company went belly up. And the OV1 […]

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OSOM OV1 smartphone coming in summer 2022 (from the makers of the Essential PH-1)

Last year a startup called OSOM announced plans to develop new hardware with an emphasis on privacy. Founded by a group of folks who had previously worked at the now-defunct Essential Products, all signs pointed to that hardware including a new smartphone. Now the company has confirmed that one of its first products will be a […]

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Lilbits: A handheld PC for IT pros, a shady Nintendo Switch emulator, and more

Chinese PC maker One Netbook specialized in tiny laptops, and this year the company has been branching out into a few new niche categories. The OneGx line of computers are designed for gamers. And the company has an new device on the way that’s designed for engineers and IT pros. It has a 7 inch […]