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AYA Neo Pocket Air handheld Android game console begins shipping (crowdfunding)

The AYA Neo Pocket Air is a handheld game console with a 5.5 inch FHD AMOLED display, a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor, and Android 12-based software. It went up for pre-order through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign that started in early September. Now AYA has announced it’s begun shipping the first units to backers… even though the […]

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Huawei Matepad PaperMatte Edition tablets come with 11 or 11.5 inch anti-glare displays

Huawei has unveiled two new tablets sporting the company’s PaperMatte anti-glare display technology, which the company says can offer a more comfortable viewing experience. The new Huawei MatePad 11 PaperMatte Edition and Huawei 11.5 PaperMatte Edition tablets both have full-color LCD displays, so we’re not talking about ePaper here. But the screens use Huawei’s “nano-level anti-glare etching technology” to reduce […]

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GPD Win 4 (2023) handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 7040U and QWERTY keyboard begins shipping

The GPD Win 4 (2023) is a handheld gaming PC with an AMD Ryzen 7040U “Phoenix” processor and a 6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display squeezed between a set of game controllers. But you can also slide the screen upward to reveal a QWERTY keyboard for thumb typing. GPD launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign […]

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Lilbits: Fitbit 6, an “iPhone for AI,” Steam on Chromebooks, and Intel Meteor Lake is mobile-only

Intel plans to launch its 14th-gen processors based on “Meteor Lake” architecture in December, and they’re expected to be the first chips manufactured using the company’s new Intel 4 process, the first Intel consumer chips with an NPU (neural processing unit) for hardware-accelerated AI, and the first to be sold under the new Intel Core […]

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Microsoft ends free upgrades from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 or 11

When Microsoft launched Windows 10 in 2015, the company promised that users running Windows 7 or Windows 8 would be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free until July 29, 2016. And after that date came and went, many folks noticed that they could still upgrade without paying a penny. And when Windows 11 […]

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MINISFORUM UM690S is a mini PC with Ryzen 9 6900HX and enhanced cooling

Last year MINISFORUM began selling the UM690 mini PC with an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor support for up to 64GB of DDRR5 memory, and a 40 Gbps USB4 port. Now the company has introduced a new model with virtually identical specs. But the new MINISFORUM UM690S has one key upgrade: an improved cooling system that […]

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Raspberry Pi 5 offers 2X the performance, 2X the RAM, and a 1.7X price hike (starts at $60)

The new Raspberry Pi 5 is a single-board computer that’s a major upgrade over the Raspberry Pi 4 that launched four years ago in just about every way. But it’s still backward-compatible with many of accessories made for earlier devices. The new model has an updated processor that should deliver more than twice the performance of the […]

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The new $299 Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses might actually be useful thanks to AI integration

Facebook’s parent company Meta has been partnering with Ray-Ban to make smart glasses since 2021 (you know, before Facebook started calling itself Meta). But they’ve been a niche device that probably has limited appeal. That… may or may not be about to change. Meta has unveiled a new version called Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses that […]