New BittBoy With Shoulder Buttons – PocketGo Available Soon!

One of the problems with last year’s BittBoy is that many of the systems it can emulate require use of shoulder buttons, which weren’t implemented on the portrait oriented version from last year.

The PocketGo looks to be the same hardware as the BittBoy (AllWinner F1C100S) but re-jigged in to landscape mode to allow for a more versatile layout.

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Dust Off Your RetroMini, OpenDingux Has Arrived

The RetroMini was released back in November 2017 and despite its good looks and authentic 240×160 Game Boy Micro LCD, it never really found its feet. The problem for the most part is that the factory firmware is very poorly implemented making many GBA games painfully slow or plain unplayable.

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A Round Up Of Currently Available Handhelds

It’s been a good few years since I did this, and a few people have asked. Below is a table of some of the more obscure handhelds that are currently available. I’m sure this list isn’t exhaustive, indeed I have purposely left out all of the Famiclone style devices and some of the older machines … Read more

RetroMini 2.0 vs RetroMini Shell

Now that we know the RetroPlus (aka RetroMini 2.0) will be sharing the same shell as the cheapo Famiclone RetroMax, I thought it’d be an idea to compare it to the original RetroMini and see how they differ. The new shell is better than that of the OG RetroMini in every aspect. A larger 3.0″ … Read more

The Little Dragon King (LDK)

Things are finally changing, it seems. The New Bittboy and the LDK are both shipping directly from China with OpenDingux/RetroFW pre-installed on them. Thanks in part to the commitment of Chinese developers Steward-Fu and Tony-jih, it seems that we might be at the brink of a new era.

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Baidu Comes Alive With Talk Of Powerful Open Source Handheld

It’s been mere weeks since Xiaolong Wang released the LDK Game, a Linux based JZ4760B handheld running OpenDingux. But the same designer is now talking of a sequel, and this time he’s set his sights on some more powerful hardware.

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