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Creoqode Lyra+ is a handheld gaming PC with a Raspberry Pi CM4 inside

The Creoqode Lyra+ is a handheld gaming PC with a 7 inch QLED IPS touchscreen display, stereo speakers, dual rumble motors, built-in game controllers, a 6,000 mAh battery, and support retro games through emulation or modern gaming via game streaming. Unlike many of the handheld gaming PCs we’ve seen over the past year or two though, […]

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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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The Poly Keyboard uses tiny OLED displays as keys (DIY, work in progress)

The Poly Keyboard is a DIY project to create a keyboard with tiny OLED displays beneath each key, allowing you to switch languages, layouts, or other functions via software. It’s been under development for a few years, but this month the creator of the project assembled the first functional prototype of the keyboard… or at […]

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Lilbits: Psion 5MX meets a Raspberry Pi Zero, EU court overturns Qualcomm’s €1 billion antitrust fine

The Psion Series 5 line of PDAs released in the late 90s looked like tiny laptop computers, complete with QWERTY keyboards laid out in a way that even let you touch-type on a device small enough to fold in half and put in your pocket. While they never really became as popular as the smartphones, […]

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CrowPi L kit transforms a Raspberry Pi into a laptop (little assembly required)

The CrowPi L is a small laptop computer shell designed to be powered by a Raspberry Pi. It has a display, keyboard, battery, and other components… but it’s the Raspberry PI you stuff inside that will serve as the actual brains of the computer. Made by the same folks who delivered the CrowPi and CrowPi […]

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Lilbits: Anbernic Win600, AMD Mendocino, and Adobe’s free Photoshop web app

Before AYA and AYN unveiled handheld gaming PCs with starting prices below the $300 mark, Anbernic announced it was working on a cheap Windows handheld called the Win600. We still don’t actually know that much about it, but while the company hasn’t announced specs, pricing or a release date yet, Anbernic has released a video […]

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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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Joopyter Personal Terminal: DIY retro-inspired portable computer with a thermal printer built in

The Joopyter Personal Terminal is a homemade portable computer that combines modern tech with 1980s design. Designed and built by a hardware hacker that goes by the name of Gian, the system was inspired by the discovery of a mini thermal receipt printer, but evolved to include a custom keyboard, hinge, and display placed alongside […]

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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi OS, a tiny computer module with a 16-core CPU, and a Quick Look clone for Windows

The developers of Raspberry Pi OS have released a new build that eliminates the default “pi” user account, which means that in the interest of security you’ll need to create a new account when setting up the operating system for Raspberry Pi computers. Meanwhile SolidRun has introduced a new system on a module that it […]

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This tape cassette is actually a full-fledged computer (powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero W)

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum was a compact and affordable personal computer when it first launched in 1982 for £125 (the equivalent of £470 or $745 in 2022). Designed to use tape cassettes for storage, it was also relatively easy to obtain media. But computers have gotten a lot smaller and cheaper over the past four […]

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Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4S is a SODIMM with the same processor as the Raspberry Pi 4 and CM4

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module line of products are small computers designed to act as the brains of larger devices. Up until a few years ago, they were little boards that basically looked like sticks of laptop memory that you could slide into a larger board using a SODIMM connector. But that changed with the […]