Some Videos of the GPD XD in Action, Courtesy of Willgoo

Not a particularly informative video unfortunately, but there are a couple of things to take from this. Most notably, it looks like GPD have implemented their own custom Android skin here. It looks very similar to the UI used on their Mars Gamebox. Also, this thing looks beautiful in blue! We already know that the hinge locks …

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Round Up Of Current And Forthcoming Handhelds

Let’s have a look at some forthcoming and currently available handhelds on the market. This post will (briefly) cover some of the new machines I’ve already posted about and will also include a couple that have yet to get a mention here. Non Android Let’s face it, Android is not the perfect platform for a …

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RockChip Acts On Their Promise, RK3188 Linux Source Now Available

In a video I posted back in April, RockChip Vice President Chen Feng promised that they were working towards becoming a more open company. Ultimately most people are hoping this means releasing their Android source, but for now the first step has been taken and they’ve released a Linux source code for their RK3188 SoC. …

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RockChip and Yinlips News From The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair

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Videos from this year’s HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics fair are being uploaded to Youtube thick and fast, and as usual Charbax from armdevices.net is there to interrogate the staff at all of our favourite manufacturers booths. One such video comes from the RockChip booth where we find out a bit more about some of the projects that they are working on from Vice President Chen Feng.

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Out With The Old…

Before I can even get the S7300 review out of the door, along comes news of JXD’s new machine. Initially there was to be an S5600 released alongside the S7300, but that was shelved and taking its place is the S5800. Although it probably won’t be released until Summer, JXD have already said that the …

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RockChip’s Quad Core RK3188 Rears Its Head

It’s been a while since RockChip announced their new line of SoCs, but it looks like they’ll finally be available to buy in consumer products some time this month. The SoC is comprised of a Quad core 1.8Ghz CPU, Quad core 500Mhz Mali-400 GPU, 1GB 2GB* of RAM and will be built on the 28nm …

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