At long last, Anbernic has released a handheld device that is both affordable AND powerful. Here’s how to get started with setting the device up.Continue reading “Anbernic RG505 Review and Guide”
Retroid Pocket 3 In-Depth Review
The true successor to the infamous Retroid Pocket 2 is finally here, and so in this video we’re going to take a deep-dive look into all of its strengths and weaknesses. In particular we’ll focus on size, ergonomics, buttons, and performance when it comes to game emulation and streaming. Does it hold up to its promise of delivering an excellent gaming experience for under $150? YES.
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My Retroid Pocket 2+ starter guide
Shaun Inman’s screen comparison tool
Anbernic’s New Official Android Frontend — Review and Setup Guide
Anbernic has released a new frontend for their Android operating system, which will work on the RG353P and the upcoming RG353V. In this video I’ll walk you through the installation of their new Android build, and show off some of its features (and failures) within.
Anbernic software link
My RG353P review and custom firmware showcase
Install Play Store on the RG353P
Beelink SER5 Review — $450 Ryzen 5600H Mini PC
The new Beelink SER5 (Ryzen 5 5600H) packs a LOT of power inside a tiny form factor — it can run flawless GameCube and PS2 at 1080p, and much more — and it is very capable for non-gaming tasks too. I’m excited to test this one and show why I think it’s the best mini PC deal you can find under $500 right now.Continue reading “Beelink SER5 Review — $450 Ryzen 5600H Mini PC”
PowKiddy X51 Review
With a 5” display and 5:3 aspect ratio, the PowKiddy X51 might be a budget hidden gem. In this video we’ll take a deep-dive look at the handheld and see if it’s a good fit in the lower-tier space.
Other devices mentioned in the video:
Funtastic New 8BitDo Pro 2 Color Options!
8BitDo has released two new special edition Pro 2 controllers with transparent purple and black coloring. In this video we’ll take a look at the color options, and how to get the most from these third-party controllers on Android, Switch, Batocera, SteamOS, and Windows.
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The NexDock is a laptop without a laptop — it’s basically a screen, keyboard, trackpad, and battery. But you can plug any number of devices into it, like a smartphone, Nintendo Switch, or yes, the Steam Deck, to give your devices new functionality. So in this video we’ll test one out and see if it’s worth considering as a travel-friendly solution.
More info here: https://nexdock.com/Continue reading “NexDock Review”
Is a 144Hz Portable Monitor Worth It? (Arzopa Review)
I love testing portable monitors, and I decided to try this 144Hz model from Arzopa to see if it will work as a gaming-focused option. The results were mixed, but it was a fun experiment to see what options exist out there.
More info here
Arzopa 144Hz monitor
Arzopa 60Hz monitor
Portable monitor stand
Review & Guide: AYANEO Air
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”
AOKZOE A1 Hands-On Impressions (Ryzen 7 6800U handheld)
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.
AOKZOE A1 giveaway