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  • Valve Steam Deck OLED, HDR, battery improvements

    Valve Steam Deck OLED, HDR, battery improvements

    Overnight, Valve has released an updated version of its popular gaming console, Steam Deck OLED. As the name implies, it comes with a new OLED HDR display, a larger battery, Wi-Fi 6E, and an improved 6nm APU from AMD. Steam Deck OLED features New lineup and pricing Along with the announcement of the Steam Deck…

  • Framework Laptop DIY 4-month review, its great!

    We’ve had our Framework Laptop 13 for a little over 3 months, daily driving it as our main machine for work, web browsing, watching videos, and writing this post. How has it been holding up and is a repairable and upgradable laptop worth investing in? This review will cover the full Framework Laptop experience, from…

  • An updated Steam Deck 2 model hits the FCC

    An updated Steam Deck 2 model hits the FCC

    A new FCC listing for what appears to be related to the Steam Deck, potentially a Steam Deck 2 or TV, has been made public via the manufacturer, Quectel Wireless Solutions, of a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module being used in an upcoming device. Steam Deck 1030 The label included with the listing from Quectel Wireless…

  • JONSBO N3: 8-bay ITX NAS with GPU support

    JONSBO N3: 8-bay ITX NAS with GPU support

    Case maker JONSBO has released its latest NAS-first case, the JONSBO N3 with support for eight hard drives and a GPU while keeping it relatively compact. The JONSBO N3 could be the ultimate ITX gaming and NAS PC in one. JONSBO N3 features Building on the N2 with the same design and stacked layout, which…

  • Framework Laptop AMD reviews are in, shipping soon

    Framework Laptop AMD reviews are in, shipping soon

    Reviews for the Framework Laptop AMD edition are in, and things are looking good for team red and Framework. There is also exciting news around batch 1 AMD orders as well as marketplace improvements for those in Europe. Framework Laptop AMD reviews Written reviews The two written reviews highlighted by the Framework team are from…

  • Framework announces SD expansion card, YouTube series

    Framework announces SD expansion card, YouTube series

    In a newsletter sent out early this morning, Framework announced it is working on a full-sized SD expansion card for its series of repairable laptops. SD expansion card Framework has pre-announced the SD expansion card, making it very clear that it won’t be coming soon or is even ready to be sold. Instead, the team…

  • AAWireless adds support for Apple CarPlay in beta

    AAWireless adds support for Apple CarPlay in beta

    AAWireless, a wireless Android Auto has released an update to add beta support for Apple CarPlay. Making AAWireless an all-in-one adapter for Android and iPhone households. In update v3.0.0, the company casually announced three new features, all being related to Apple’s CarPlay. The firmware, which is being rolled out in stages, now supports CarPlay. The…

  • Dual USB-C expansion card for Framework Laptop

    Dual USB-C expansion card for Framework Laptop

    Framework Laptop community member, u/tbe, has shared a new update on their project to create a dual USB-C expansion card, something the community has been asking for since launch. In a new post to a thread that was opened back in June 21, user tbe shared a couple of images of the latest round of…

  • Windows 11 tar, rar, 7z compression enters beta

    Windows 11 tar, rar, 7z compression enters beta

    Microsoft is one step closer to releasing native support for .tar, .rar, .7z, and other compression formats in Windows 11 as support hits the Windows Insider Beta channel. After announcing native support for more file compression formats a couple of months back, the feature is now one step closer to release, with build 22631.2199 being…

  • Beeper now supports RCS with Google Messages bridge

    Beeper now supports RCS with Google Messages bridge

    Beeper’s all-in-one chat app now supports Google’s RCS messaging with a fairly new Google Messages bridge being integrated into the app. This update places Beeper’s Android integration in a much better place with a similar experience to Messenger, WhatsApp, and iMessage. After updating to Beeper Desktop version 3.70.17, a new chat network appears under the…

  • Everything you need to build a Framework Laptop from scratch

    Everything you need to build a Framework Laptop from scratch

    Framework’s laptop is an excellent choice for anyone wanting to invest in a sustainable, repairable, and upgradable laptop knowing parts will remain available for it if something gets damaged or its time for an upgrade. Framework Laptop is available in two build versions, prebuilt and DIY. The only difference being the RAM, storage, and operating…

  • YouTube is testing another new video page layout in 2023

    YouTube is testing another new video page layout in 2023

    YouTube looks to be testing a new layout for its video page after we found watching videos on YouTube a little different to normal. The new UI mimics the homepage feed and moves the description and comments to the right side of the video. After refreshing the new video page, it reverts to the old…

  • ASUS ROG Ally, first look and specifications

    ASUS ROG Ally, first look and specifications

    ASUS teased its first handheld gaming machine earlier this month, the ASUS ROG Ally designed to take on the Steam Deck with a promise of better gaming performance thanks to custom AMD Ryzen silicon. What we know about ASUS ROG Ally Hardware The APU at the heart of the ROG Ally will be from AMD…

  • Framework External GPU: a preview of what’s to come

    Framework External GPU: a preview of what’s to come

    Framework is working on an external GPU enclosure as another way to reuse old Framework GPU models and give them a new life. When released, the Framework eGPU will join a number of other new products released by the company. Framework External GPU rundown During the recent video on LTT, Linus mentioned that Framework has…

  • Cooler Master Framework Mainboard case will cost $39

    Cooler Master Framework Mainboard case will cost $39

    Alongside new laptops Framework announced today Framework released the Cooler Master Framework Mainboard case for those using their laptop standalone from the rest of the body. Also read: Framework releases new AMD Ryzen, 16-inch, 13-inch laptops Taking a look at the very limited imagery we have on the new case we can tell a few…