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Lilbits: Steam Deck, Apple’s AR headset, a Linux-friendly video capture card and more

Valve has confirmed that its Steam Deck handheld gaming PC is on track to begin shipping in February, following a short delay. And Apple may be looking at a somewhat longer setback for the virtual reality/augmented reality glasses it’s reportedly been developing since 2015: originally expected to ship this year, they may not be ready […]

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Lilbits: Analogue Pocket reviews, OxygenOS 12, and Goodbye Google Toolbar

Google Chrome is the most widely used web browser in the world today. But back in December, 2000 Google wasn’t ready to launch its own web browser. So instead the company introduced Google Toolbar, which added a Google Search box and other features to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. It was updated a number of times over […]

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Lenovo Legion Play leaked: Handheld game console running Android

Lenovo may be developing an Android-powered handheld gaming device called the Lenovo Legion Play. The company hasn’t officially announce the Legion Play yet, and might never do so, but a set of  images found on the Lenovo website indicate that the company was at least considering introducing the handheld game console earlier this year. It’s […]

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Playdate is up for pre-order, ships in late 2021 (handheld gaming with a hand-crank)

It’s 2021 and some handheld gaming devices have OLED displays. Others are basically full-fledged PCs running Windows or Linux. And others… have a black and white display and a hand crank. The Playdate is an unusual gaming device first unveiled in 2019, and after it’s finally available for pre-order for $179. The first batch of […]

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RetroArch is now available from the Amazon Appstore (retro gaming on Fire TV and tablet devices)

RetroArch is a popular, cross-platform tool that lets you play classic console games on a variety of operating systems including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. Now the developers have announced that RetroArch is also available from the Amazon Appstore, making it a little easier to play classic games on an Amazon Fire TV or […]

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Project Valhalla handheld Android game console has a “flagship” Snapdragon processor and a $199 starting price (crowdfunding)

Rumor has it that Qualcomm is working on a Nintendo Switch-like handheld game console. But Qualcomm isn’t the only company with that idea. Earlier this year details started to emerge about an upcoming handheld game console with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8xx processor, a 5.99 inch 1080p display, and a starting price of $199. The $199 […]

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Taito’s Egret II Mini mini arcade cabinet has a screen that rotates and a trackball controller

Video game companies have been pushing out miniature versions of classic game systems for a few years, but the new Egret II from Japanese game publisher Taito may be one of the weirdest/most versatile to date. At first glance, it looks like a miniature version of a classic arcade game cabinet, much like SNK’s Neo […]

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Smach Z handheld gaming PC probably won’t ever ship (crowdfunding fail)

There are a growing number of handheld gaming computers available including three models that launched in just the first half of this year, the ONEXPLAYER, GPD Win 3, and AYA Neo. But one device that was announced long before any of the others has been stuck in limbo for years, and now it looks likely […]

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ONEXPLAYER Review: (Handheld gaming PC with 8.4 inch display, Intel Tiger Lake, and built-in controllers)

One Netbook’s ONEXPLAYER is a handheld computer designed for gaming. It’s the latest in a line of small computers from One Netbook, but up until now the Chinese company had focused on mini-laptops, tiny clamshell-style computers with built-in keyboards. The ONEXPLAYER swaps the integrated keyboard for built-in game controllers on either side of its 8.4 inch […]

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Evercade VS is a multi-player retro console for the living room

The makers of the Evercade handheld game console that was introduced last year are launching a new model designed for the living room. The Evercade VS doesn’t have a display or a battery, but it has one killer feature that the portable model lacks: support single-screen, multi-player games. You can plug the Evercade VS into your […]

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Lilbits: A Tiger Lake Chromebook, a $349 Windows on ARM laptop (maybe), and Epic put a game store in its game store

You can now buy a laptop with an Intel Tiger Lake processor, although at $569 it’s relatively pricey by Chromebook standards and with an Intel Core i3 processor and Intel UHD graphics, it’s not going to be as powerful as other upcoming models which may have Core i5 or better chips with Iris Xe graphics. […]