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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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AMD’s Mendocino chips pair Zen 2 CPU cores with RDNA 2 graphics, but might not be graphics powerhouses

AMD’s upcoming Mendocino processors are designed for low-cost laptops in the $399 to $699 price range, but at least one company has also announced plans to use a Mendocino chip for a handheld gaming PC that will be priced as low as $289. At first glance the processor seems like a good fit for gaming, […]

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AMD Mendocino mobile chips will bring RDNA 2 graphics and Zen 2 to budget laptops

AMD plans to bring better graphics to budget laptops later this year with the launch of a new line of “Mendocino” processors that combine the company’s latest RDNA 2 integrated graphics technology with CPU cores based on AMD’s Zen 2 architecture, which is a few years old at this point. The upshot is that by […]

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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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AYA Neo Slide handheld gaming PC has a slide-out keyboard and Ryzen 7 6800U

Handheld gaming PC maker AYA is expanding its product lineup. This month the company plans to launch the thin and light AYA Neo Air with an OLED display and a lower-than-usual price tag. Then the AYA Neo 2 with an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor and RDNA 2 graphics is coming later this year. The […]

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Lilbits: PineNote, Sony LinkBuds, and Intel’s foundry business

Pine64 is a company which develops hardware aimed at open source software enthusiasts and then encourages independent developers to create the software that will run on it. So far that approach has generated results with a series of affordable laptops, smartphones, and a tablet. The company’s most recent product is a $399 E Ink tablet […]

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Samsung Introduces Exynos 2200 Processor With AMD RDNA 2 “Xclipse” graphics

Samsung has begun mass production of its first mobile processor with AMD RDNA 2 graphics close to three years after the company first announced it was licensing GPU technology from AMD. The Samsung Exynos 2200 processor is a 4nm chip with eight ARMv9 CPU cores, a neural processing unit for AI, and an Xclipse GPU […]

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Overview of AMD’s Ryzen 6000 mobile “Rembrandt” chips with RDNA2 graphics and Zen 3+ CPU cores

AMD is refreshing it’s mobile processor lineup with the launch of new chips including high-power models aimed at high-performance gaming laptops and mobile workstations and more energy-efficient chips designed for thin and light laptops. All of the new additions to the AMD Ryzen H-Series line of high performance Ryzen 6000 series processors, which are 6nm […]

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AMD introduces Radeon RX 6000S GPUs for lightweight gaming laptops

AMD is taking aim at thin and light gaming laptops with the launch of a new RX 6000S line of mobile graphics optimized for notebooks that weigh less than 4.5 pounds and which measure less than 20mm (0.79 inches) thick. The new GPUs are optimized to balance performance and power consumption in order to bring […]