Spot the Difference – The PowKiddy X2

The PowKiddy X2 is a pretty brazen attempt to cash in on the aesthetics of the original Nintendo Switch, even by Chinese standards. But hey, at least they switched the colours over! Whilst the PowKiddy X2 is a Nintendo Switch lookalike, it should be no surprise that underneath that Neon Red and Blue colourway it’s another story.

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How to build a ZPG Z-Pocket Game Handheld

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The video below shows how to build a ZPG Z-Pocket Game almost in its entirety. It takes the assembler roughly 5 hours from start to end, and at around 41 mins you can see that the donor motherboard is harvested from a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. This means that the ZPG runs on a Snapdragon 800 series SoC with a 2.2GHz Qualcomm MSM8974 quad core CPU.

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Updated Retroflag NesPi Case+ Released With Safe Shutdown And Reset

If you’re looking to turn your Raspberry Pi in to a retro gaming machine you couldn’t go far wrong with a NesPi case for it. Like most cases though, the original NesPi doesn’t offer a proper means to shutdown or reset the device. Whilst pulling the plug does the job, if your machine was writing …

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Fusion Go: A Crowd Funded Handheld

This unusual looking handheld is currently live on Indiegogo, looking to raise $400,000 to fund the mass production. Looking at the renders it’s an onorthodox design, having gone for a smaller 3.5″ screen and a portrait style layout. Although the console runs on Android, a custom developed UI sits on top and unlike other similar …

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Round Up Of Current Android Home Consoles

Before you say it, I know. They’re not handhelds, what you gona do? 🙂 Aside from the Ouya which hardly needs an introduction, having been available for almost a year now, there are a few alternatives that are either currently available or just over the horizon. With the news of Huawei’s new Android console popping up …

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