Anbernic’s latest retro handheld device has a nostalgic design and some pretty nice features at a relatively affordable price ($130 introductory price, followed by $140 after the initial launch period). So let’s take a deep-dive review of the RG353P and see if it’s worth picking up.Continue reading “Anbernic RG353P In-Depth Review & Guide”
The newest mini PC from MinisForum is easily the most powerful mini PC I’ve tested, and we haven’t even scratched the surface of what it can do. In this video we’ll take a look at its performance as a standalone PC, and in a future video we’ll unlock its full potential by adding a GPU and power supply using its innovative docking feature.Continue reading “Review: MinisForum B550 Mini PC”
The new Anbernic RG503 has a few neat features, such as the PS Vita’s OLED panel, 5GHz WiFi, and Bluetooth connectivity — and it comes in at a very decent $135 price point. So is it worth picking up?Continue reading “Anbernic RG503 Review and Initial Setup Guide”
The new MoreFine S500+ (Ryzen 7 5700U model) is quite a capable little gaming PC, and has some surprising emulation performance, too. In this video we’ll see how it performs across a broad spectrum of games, and determine whether it’s a good fit for you.
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01:05 unboxing & impressions
02:31 specs & pricing
06:06 setup & power profile
07:20 PC gaming
09:11 GameCube, Wii U, Switch
12:11 PSP, PS2, PS3, Xbox
16:10 Batocera Linux
18:15 summary (likes & dislikes)
The PowKiddy V90 has a new color, and so let’s take this opportunity to give this device an updated review in the context of 2022 and a more saturated handheld market.Continue reading “Still My Favorite $40 Handheld! PowKiddy V90 Black Edition Review”
At the current starting price of $620 on Amazon, the new Beelink SER4 packs a lot of punch. It features the same Ryzen 7 4800U processor as some recent handheld devices (like the ONEXPLAYER AMD and the AYANEO Retro 2021), and so we’re going to take a deep-dive look at what this little chip can do when not tethered to a battery and power constraints.Continue reading “The Tiny But Mighty SER4 [Ryzen 7 4800U] Review”
The new GMKtec NucBox 5 is a huge upgrade from previous tiny PC models: it has an 11th-generation Jasper Lake N5105 processor, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.2, and lots of new ports. Let’s take a deep dive into its potential for PC gaming, retro emulation, and as a dedicated Batocera machine, too.
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This will bring the final price to $254.99 (256GB) or $339.99 (512GB)Continue reading “GMKtec NucBox 5 Micro PC Review: Fantastic Price to Performance!”
PowKiddy’s latest RK3326 handheld is an “upgraded” version of the RGB10 with an excellent new screen, better face buttons and d-pad, and shoulder buttons that make me want to vomit. At $80, does the good outweigh the bad?
Note that if you want to install ArkOS on this device, you will want to follow the instructions here in order to make it so the analog stick is not inverted.Continue reading “Review: PowKiddy RGB10S”
The LarkBox X is Chuwi’s latest mini PC, running a Ryzen 7 3700U APU for about $400. In this video we’ll test how it performs with everyday computing tasks, PC gaming, and retro emulation in both Windows and Linux (Batocera) environments.Continue reading “Chuwi LarkBox X Mini PC Review”
The AYANEO Next is launching its IndieGoGo campaign, and so I thought it was time to do an update video to complement the in-depth review video I made last month. In this video we’ll talk about my everyday use of the device, some tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way, and whether this handheld PC is worth its premium price.Continue reading “AYANEO NEXT — One Month Later”