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ONEXPLAYER Mini handheld gaming PC with Pentium 8505 launches for $599

One Netbook is expanding its ONEXPLAYER Mini line of handheld gaming PCs with a new entry-level model sporting an Intel Pentium 8505 Gold processor, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. It’s available now for $599, making it the most affordable member of the ONEXPLAYER family. The new model appears to feature the same basic […]

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Steam on Chromebooks reaches beta status and adds support for more hardware

Google is bringing support for Steam gaming to more Chromebook users staring with the rollout of ChromeOS 108. When Steam for Chromebooks first launched earlier this year, it was only available for a handful of devices and users had to be willing to run Alpha software on potentially unstable Dev Channel builds of ChromeOS. But […]

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Steam’s new Big Picture mode is basically the Steam Deck UI for desktop computers

Valve’s Steam Deck handheld gaming PC ships with a Linux-based operating system called Steam OS that features a console-like user interface designed to put games and gaming front and center. But now you can get a similar experience on desktop computers thanks to an updated version of Big Picture mode for the Steam desktop client. […]

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Anbernic’s Win600 handheld gaming PC is now available for $300 and up

Anbernic is a Chinese company that makes handheld gaming devices, most of which are retro gaming devices powered by ARM processors and designed to run Android or Linux software. But now the company has launched its first handheld gaming PC with an x86 processor. The Anbernic Win600 is a full-fledged computer that ships with Windows […]

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Google makes it easier to play Android games on Chromebooks without touchscreens

You’ve been able to run Android apps and games on a Chromebook for years. But most of those apps and games were designed for smartphones and tablets, which means that some of them don’t work all that well on laptops… particularly models that lack touchscreens. Now Google is adding a feature to Chrome OS that […]

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Logitech and Tencent are making a cloud gaming handheld (Update: pictures leaked)

There’s no shortage of handheld gaming devices these days, ranging from smartphones to consoles to full-fledged gaming PCs. But thanks to the rise of cloud gaming, you might not need a high-power handheld to play PC and console-quality games, as long as you’ve got a good internet connection. So Logitech and Tencent have announced plans for […]

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Lilbits: iPhone 14 announcement imminent, UE Wonderboom 3 has a micro USB port, don’t count out Netflix games just yet, and Linux phone news

Rumor has it that Apple could introduce the iPhone 14 family on September 7th and make the phones available in stores the following week. Meanwhile in Linux phone land, there have been some exciting developments recently… but also some friction between one of the companies that helped spur development of Linux for phones in recent […]

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Lilbits: Debian and GNOME celebrate birthdays, AMD Zen 4 desktop chips coming soon, more Windows games can run on Linux via Proton 7.0-4

Valve’s Steam Deck handheld gaming PC ships with a Linux-based operating system called SteamOS, which is part of the reason Valve can set starting prices as low as $299. But if the Steam Deck could only play native Linux games, it wouldn’t be much use as a gaming PC. So Valve developed Proton, a tool […]

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AYA Neo 2 handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 7 6800U coming later this year

Handheld gaming PC maker AYA has announced plans to launch a new model powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor with RDNA 2 graphics later this year. The upcoming AYA Neo 2 is the latest in a line of AMD-powered handhelds from the company, but it will be by far the most powerful to date. It’s […]

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Lilbits: Using a Fisher Price baby toy as a real game controller and VESA’s new variable refresh rate display standards

Computer display standards organization VESA has announced a new open standard and logo certification program for PC monitors and laptop displays with variable refresh rates. Yet another new mini PC with a Rockchip RK3566 processor and Ubuntu software is available, this time with prices starting at just $89. And a new version of the Sxmo […]