Handhelds

Pitrec: Handheld to digitize business cards

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/pitrec.jpg" /> It's 2010, and we're still exchanging printed business cards. There are quite a few solutions to digitize the cards, but

It's on! Pandora open source handheld available for pre-order

I love these little open handhelds. The GP2X has been the standard for a while, but the Pandora looks to be the new king of the hill. You can order one now for $329, and various accessories as well (n

GamePark releasing new GP2X portable in October

GP2X, fine purveyor of open source handheld gaming devices, will be releasing the GP2X Wiz on October 9th for around $180. The Wiz will replace the F-200 from about a year ago. You can pre-order the W

All About Linux 2008: Five cool devices running embedded Linux that you aren't using

[photopress:five1.jpg,full,center] As previously mentioned in this week’s Orientation, Linux is not limited to just desktops. It’s far reaching, actually. Not that you’d have a Terminal app on i

Dell looks to be eyeing handhelds and smartphones

According to a DigiTimes article, Dell “may team up with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to develop Windows Mobile-based handheld devices.” The company hired Ron Garriques

HP shipping iPAQ 210 PDA with big VGA touchscreen

Remember PDAs? HP does. Indeed HP remembers PDAs so ferociously that it’s released a new one called the iPAQ 210. For $449, you’ll get a 4-inch 640×480 VGA touchscreen plus a bunch of

DS Lite now available in cornflower – I mean cobalt blue

If you’ve been holding off on getting a DS lite because none match your new blue kicks, it’s time to pull out that bankroll. The handheld world’s undisputed champion is now available

The Xboy Could Be A Reality (Updated)

AMD’s next-generation of mobile graphics parts will be pretty badass thanks to the suite of tools that were announced today. Rendermonkey 1.7 is the most notable tool as it’s a shader tool that al

Microsoft Introduces PlayReady DRM

We don’t need any more DRM at this point in time. We have way too much of it now and it seriously has to stop. There, I said it. But why do I bring it up? Microsoft decided that they need to imp

Blown Up Game Boy From The Gulf War

So back during the Gulf War, some GI had a Nintendo Game Boy with him. He got attacked and not only did he make it, his Game Boy did too. Some people are claiming it could just be a re-built Game Boy

Top 10 Worst Gaming Handhelds

Ah yes, the wonderful world of handheld gaming. Though we’ve seen some pretty good handhelds come out in the past (Sega GameGear and Nintendo DS), for the most part they’ve just been extre