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The popular Raspberry Pi 3 has a new rival in the mini PC space. Shenzhen Xunlong Software has released its Orange Pi 3 development board, with this latest iteration addressing some of the shortcomings of previous generation models. Just as importantly from a consumer standpoint, it offers superior specs compared to... Read more...
Over the past few years, there has been a trickle of information leaking out regardingFuchsia, which is the rumored successor to Googles Android and potentially Chrome OS operating systems. When welast visited Fuchsia, it had made its way to the Android Runtime branch, which fueled hopes that it would include native support for Android Read more...
When someone is looking to get into game emulation in this day and age, RetroArch is likely the most common suggestion. It's a front-end that utilizes Libretro cores that open up the ability to emulate old platforms -- from Atari to NES to MSX to disc-based platforms like Dreamcast and PSone. RetroArch isn't too... Read more...
It has been a number of years since The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has received an update. However, one fan has taken it upon themself to modernize the award-winning game. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is currently being beautifully remastered in Unreal Engine 4. YouTube user CryZENx has been lovingly... Read more...
How low can it go? Just over a week ago, Sony's newly released PlayStation Classic retro gaming console received a big price cut. A number of retailerspriced the tiny console at $75, which is $25 off the $100 MSRP at launch in early December. Now, the PlayStation Classics price is falling even further. Amazon is... Read more...
The original Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System, released in 1985, is about as iconic as a video game could possibly get. The history of Mario has been retold a countless number of times, but when you sit back and look at the past 33 years of the mustached character, the amount of progress we've... Read more...
The PlayStation Classic is the latest retro console to hit the market and is expected to sell very well this holiday season. We thought we knew everything about the little retro console with Sony detailing the full game list for the device in late October. Late last month the console was torn down and inside is 16GB... Read more...
Valve recently had a fire sale on its Steam Link accessory, which sold for a meager $2.50 during Black Friday and Cyber Monday as Valve looked to rid itself of all existing stock. Foreverit's not coming back. That's a bummer, though in its place is a Steam Link app that is now available in beta, and you can use it to... Read more...
Retro gaming is all the rage right now, and companies are trying to replicate the success Nintendo had with the NES Classic and SNES Classic. Amid all the noise, however, is a fun and interesting project that pays homage to the Commodore 64, one of the most popular home computers of all time, while combining a passion... Read more...
Sony's upcoming PlayStation Classic apparently takes advantage of a widely available open-source emulator to drive games on the mini retro gaming console. According to Frank Cifaldi, founder of The Video Game History Foundation, the PlayStation Classic utilizes PCSX ReARMed. This emulator is a... Read more...
Nintendo has a hit on its hands with the Switch, a hybrid console that users can connect to their big screen TV or take with them for a portable gaming experience. Part of the success is because of first-party hits like Super Mario Odyssey. Interestingly enough, Super Mario Odyssey is now playable on the PC through an... Read more...
At the risk of dating myself, I cut my teeth on MS-DOS (after moving on from the Commodore 64, that is), the command-line interface operating system that predated Windows. MS-DOS first arrived in the early 1980s, nearly four decades ago, with the most recent (and final) version hitting the scene 18 years ago. For... Read more...
A few weeks back, we showed you a handful of Commodore Amiga-related hardware projects that were designed to breathe new life into the popular, vintage machines. Even decades after Commodores demise, the Amiga user community remains vibrant and new hardware is being introduced at a steady clip, relatively... Read more...
Nintendo Switch Online just went live earlier this week, but it has already been hacked.Nintendo Switch Onlineis a paid service that gives subscribers access to cloud saves for games, online multiplayer and a [downloadable] classic games library that includes 20 NES titles. Nintendo Switch gamers have been eagerly... Read more...
Back in 2013, a company called Kano set out to teach kids and adults alike how to code with a simple computer and coding kit that appeared on Kickstarter. It received over $1.5 million in funding and has been shipping every since. Today, however, Kano is kicking things up a notch with the Computer Touch Kit... Read more...
The Amiga community remains one of the most passionate and inventive we have ever seen, even now, decades after Commodores demise. A couple of weeks back, we featured just a few recent projects that were designed to breathe new life into aging Amiga systems, or at the very least ensure they remain repairable for the... Read more...
By now you've probably heard all about Billy Mitchell, the controversial "King of Kong" that rose to fame thanks to his mastery of the arcade classicDonkey Kong. However, earlier this year there were suspicions raised about cheating through the use of emulators (MAME). In April, Twin Galaxies stripped Mitchell... Read more...
In this latest episode of Two And A Half Geeks, Marco, Chris, and special guest Brittany chat about HPs swank EliteBook G5 series, throttling MacBook Pros, the glorious ASUS 4K HDR G-SYNC gaming displays, Intel 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs, the future of 3D XPoint memory, fantastic new Retro Gaming goodness and... Read more...
The gang from Failoverflow guaranteed that the NintendoSwitch would be hacked to run all sorts of content not originally targeted for Nintendo's latest console, once the elite hacker group figured out how to get Linux to run on the device. That hack takes advantage of an unpatchable exploitas it turns out.And now... Read more...
Twin Galaxies, the organization that tracks video game world records and is very much involved in the retro gaming scene, has come down hard on former record holder Billy Mitchell. We say "former" because the organization has officially stripped the King of Kong star of all his high scores in its database, including a... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks podcast, Marco, Chris and Dave explain how to build your own Commodore 64 mini PC with a Raspberry Pi Zero, as well as discuss Huaweis impressive Mate 10 Pro flagship Android phone, real-time Raytracing coming to PC games via NVIDIA and Microsoft, AMDs mitigation... Read more...
Google today released the first developer preview of Android P, which will replace Android 8.0 Oreo later this year. Google is adamant that this release is solely for developers at this point, so we don't suggest that you try downloading images right this instant to install on your personal Android device. So, let's... Read more...
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