The AYANEO Air is the latest handheld PC to come to market, and it has some distinguishing characteristics: it’s ultra small for what it can do, and features a beautiful OLED panel with 1080p resolution. Let’s take a deep dive look at the device and see if it’s worth the $500+ asking price. Additionally, is it a “Steam Deck killer” or a “Switch killer”? I can never keep them straight.Continue reading “Review & Guide: AYANEO Air”
The AOKZOE is an upcoming Ryzen 7 6800U handheld PC that will release in September. In this video we’ll take an early look at its build quality, performance, and ergonomics, and see whether their Kickstarter campaign is worth considering.Continue reading “AOKZOE A1 Hands-On Impressions (Ryzen 7 6800U handheld)”
The new MinisForum UM560 (Ryzen 5 5625U) is one of the most exciting mini PCs I’ve tested in a while; it’s a rare PC with many positive aspects, and zero deal breakers. If you’re in the market for a $500 gaming-focused or Batocera mini PC, let’s see why this is one worth considering.Continue reading “Review: MinisForum UM560 Mini PC”
The Analogue Pocket is the first FPGA handheld, promising cycle accurate gameplay for your beloved Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance cartridges with a brilliant display and modern features. But does this experience warrant its hefty price tag?
More info here (ships in 2023): https://www.analogue.co/pocketContinue reading “Review: Analogue Pocket”
The MinisForum UM350 mini PC is compact, full of nice features, and has excellent emulation performance for under $400. In this video we’ll test its features and performance to see if it’s a good fit for you.Continue reading “MinisForum UM350 Review (Ryzen 5 3550H Mini PC)”
The new Chuwi RZBOX mini PC has an industrial design and features the Ryzen 7 5800H, 512GB storage, 16GB RAM, and WiFi 6. So let’s take a look at its gaming and emulation performance, to see if it warrants the price tag.Continue reading “Chuwi RZBOX (Ryzen 7 5800H) Review”
At about $40, the new PowKiddy X39 certainly looks pretty decent. So let’s do a deep-dive review to see whether this device’s performance and user interface is worth the price of an evening at the movie theater.
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This new third-party controller has a terrible name but checks nearly every box for me: it plays Switch, PC, and mobile no worries, works on Batocera and EmuELEC without a hitch, has hall-sensor analog inputs for both the thumbsticks and triggers (no drift!), and works both wired and wirelessly. So at $70 (with a $5 coupon on Amazon), could this replace the various controllers I use right now?Continue reading “Gulikit King Kong Pro 2 Review”
The GPD XP Plus has a hefty spec upgrade from their previous model, making it the most powerful Android-based handheld device today. So let’s take a deep-dive review of the XP+ and see whether it’s going to be worth the investment in today’s environment.Continue reading “GPD XP+ Review”
I got my hands on the new Atomic Purple colorway for the AYN Odin Pro, so let’s take a look at it and see what’s changed from the first-batch black model.Continue reading “Quick Impressions: Atomic Purple Odin”