Lilbits: Game Boy Color Could Have Been A Messaging Device, No More Lenovo Laptop Leaks


Over the past week, Lenovo’s Chinese division announced a few upcoming products, including a Lenovo Legion Y700 tablet designed for gaming and a Lenovo Legion Y7000P gaming laptop. But thanks to a series of leaks, we’re also taking a look at some of the company’s upcoming global products, including the latest ThinkBook Plus dual-screen laptop and now a number of ThinkPad, ThinkBook, and Yoga laptops.

ThinkPad X1 Nano G2 (via MSPowerUser)

But these are all things looking to the future. Looking back, journalist Liam Robertson takes a fascinating look at a gadget that was in development 20 years ago, but never saw the light of day: a Page Boy accessory that would have transformed the portable gaming console. Game Boy Color in portable wireless communication. device at a time when cell phones were still scarce and smartphones were not yet a thing at all.

Here is a summary of the latest technology news from the web.

Nintendo intended to bring email, internet searches, and live streams to the Game Boy Color 20 years ago. [Kotaku]

A canceled PageBoy accessory for the Game Boy Color could have turned the handheld game console into a portable messaging, web search, and photo / video machine years before smartphones took off (using the same technology some pagers were using back home). ‘era). Liam Robertson unearthed the details.

Lenovo Legion Y7000P 2022 Gaming Laptop Teaser [Sparrow News]

Lenovo is teasing the Y9000P 2022 laptop with a slim body, at least 2 USB-C ports, and a 180-degree hinge on Chinese social media. Lenovo claims the laptop is stronger, thinner, and lighter than previous models and has a QHD display with a 165Hz refresh rate.

Lenovo’s CES 2022 laptop lineup looks good in latest leak [MSPowerUser]

Other Lenovo laptops leaked ahead of CES. Specifications are not yet available, but now we have a good idea of ​​what the latest ThinkBook 13x, ThinkBook 14, ThinkBook 16, ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Nano, and Yoga (plus a few others) look like.

NanoPi R2C Plus Dual GbE Router Card Adds 8GB eMMC Flash Memory [CNX Software]

The NanoPi R2C Plus is a small single board computer with an RK3328 processor, 1 GB of DDR4 memory, 8 GB of eMMC 5.1 flash storage, USB-A and USB-C ports, a microSD card reader and two Gigabit Ethernet ports (at use as a small inexpensive router).

Avidemux 2.8.0 Release Notes [Avidemux]

The open source and cross-platform Avidemux video editor version 2.8.0 is now available with new features including support for converting HDR video to SDR, TrueHD audio track decoding, output scaling up to 8192 x 8192 and more.

Next Generation AYA NEO Handheld Gaming PC Launch Scheduled for Jan 4, 2022 [@AYANEO__]

AYA has postponed its announcement until the upcoming “AYA Neo Next” portable gaming PC. Instead of December 28, 2021, we’ll get details on the next-gen handheld on January 4, 2022.

WSATools is now discoverable in the Microsoft Store [@Simizfo]

WSATools, an app that makes it easier to sideload Android apps on Windows 11 PCs (that have the Windows for Android subsystem enabled) is now fully listed in the Microsoft Store and should appear when you search for it.

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