Beelink SEi8 Review: An Excellent Batocera Mini PC

Beelink SEi8 Review: An Excellent Batocera Mini PC

The Beelink SEi8 is the latest budget mini PC I’ve tested, and the third Beelink I’ve reviewed in as many months. So today let’s see how it stacks up against its more powerful companions and whether the $350 average price tag is worth it. Bottom line: it’s an excellent PC on the Linux and Batocera side, but its Windows performance was mixed.

Beelink SEi8 (Amazon)
Official website

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Review: Chuwi HeroBox Pro

Review: Chuwi HeroBox Pro

At around $180, the Chuwi HeroBox Pro has the potential to be one of the best sub-$200 PCs on the market today. But at that price, will games even be worth playing on it? Let’s find out.

Chuwi HeroBox Pro (both models): https://amzn.to/3A1l3c8
Chuwi LarkBox Pro: https://amzn.to/3KhqgkH
HeroBox direct link: https://store.chuwi.com/products/chuwi-herobox-pro

Other videos mentioned in this review:
Super Console X Mini PC: https://youtu.be/Ay3XgIfHfAQ
Batocera flash drive: https://youtu.be/e0klElI4KLc
Offline scraping: https://youtu.be/RBQuFBbRsXs

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Review: PowKiddy Q36 Mini

Review: PowKiddy Q36 Mini

Amazingly, the PowKiddy Q36 is one of those rare handheld devices that is just about perfect as soon as you pull it out of the box — no need for hardware mods, custom firmware, or learning a new complicated OS. Much of that has to do with the open-source FunKey firmware that it uses, which has some excellent quality of life features that make this micro handheld a wonderful grab-and-go option. So let’s run this $50 device through its paces and look at why I like it so much.

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My Favorite Retro Handhelds of 2021

My Favorite Retro Handhelds of 2021

With 2022 in full swing, let’s take a look back at 2021 and the wonderful world of handhelds from this past year.

Buy the devices here:
PowKiddy X18S
Anbernic RG300X
Anbernic RG351V
Anbernic RG351MP
PS Vita
PowKiddy RGB10 (metal)
PowKiddy RGB10 Pro
Anbernic RG280V
PowKiddy RGB10 Max 2
Anbernic RG552
Miyoo Mini
GPD XP (use code BG231d5d for $80 off)
Retroid Pocket 2+

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