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3 Places To Find Quality Vintage Posters Online

 Vintage Posters For Retro Inspiration 'Angels From Hell' Movie Poster Aside from just "retro" gaming, I have heavy interests in "retro" art (vintage) and works like vintage movie and travel posters. Most video games were heavily inspired by other art mediums, so I see it all as related. All links and images here are for educational and research purposes only.  This post focuses on 3 categories: Vintage Movies, Video Game Posters & Vintage Travel Posters.  Harry Ransom Center | University of Texas -  Movie Poster Collection (200+ [LINK] This movie poster collection (with high res downloads) at the above link is a great place to start when looking for vintage poster inspiration. The downloads are for research and education purposes only unless otherwise noted.  The University of Texas has a collection of over 10,000 vintage movie posters. Hopefully they are all online one day!  'Battle Beneath The Earth' Movie Poster Archive.org | Retro Game Poste
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AOKZOE A1: Another Steam Deck Alternative

 AOKZOE Info/Specs AOKZOE A1 Handheld PC AOKZOE appears to be a new company with close ties to One Netbook and recently announced the AOKZOE A1 handheld out of nowhere. I have to say the design looks very thoughtful, ergonomic and it is a powerful handheld. The first thing that caught my eye last week with this device is the disc style d-pad that's reminiscent of the SEGA Saturn controller (or Game Gear), the well placed buttons/thumb-sticks, and screen position. If the price is right,  this could end up being a great handheld!  Official Website: https://aokzoestore.com/ Video Link:  https://youtu.be/sAY8wMQQPCI AOKZOE A1 Anticipated Specs & Info:  Pre-order Date; July Ships: September  Form Factor: Landscape OS: Windows 11 / SteamOS SoC: AMD Ryzen 7 6800U CPU: AMD Zen 3+ CPU Cores: 8 CPU Threads: 16 Clock Speed: 2.7 GHz - 4.7 GHz Architecture: x86-64 GPU: AMD Radeon 680M D-pad: Disc  Face Buttons: 4 Shoulders: 4 Analog (Stacked) Charge Port: USB-C  GPU Clock Speed: 2.2 GHz RA

RG351V: AmberELEC 20220627 Sanshiro Tower Available

  The latest update to AmberELEC is out and highly recommended.  Decided to take a break from newer devices this week and check out the latest update to AmberELEC (Previously known as 351Elec) on the RG351V with a fresh install of the latest AmberELEC (20220627 Sanshiro Tower).  This version of AmberELEC is also available for the RG351P/M, RG351MP, & RG552.  Download the latest AmberELEC files from the following link or update via WiFi on the device:  https://github.com/AmberELEC/AmberELEC/releases I also decided to use PortMaster (developed by the ArkOS developer) instead of AnberPorts which I had used previously.  Some games, you'll get considerably better performance out of the Linux port than you will from emulating a console ROM.  https://github.com/christianhaitian/PortMaster The latest update to AmberELEC includes a lot of changes. The biggest I've noticed is that loading times are noticeably faster on the 351V from what I've checked out so far.  Improvements Inc

AYANEO Flip Photos So Far (Mystery)

 We don't know much about the AYANEO Flip other than it's a clamshell device with recessed thumb-sticks, stacked triggers, should be running an AMD 6800U and it should be out late this year.  They've leaked out or dropped two artsy cropped photos (from a render) so far this week and that's about it... Hopefully we can see some full images soon... AYANEO Flip

KT R1C Specs [Upcoming Retro Handheld]

 We've been talking about the KT R1C (Previously thought to be KTR1 [Cancelled] since 2020 and it looks like the handheld might be produced and ready to go in the near future.  All information below should be considered Speculative Until Final Product! KT R1C Render KT R1C Specs Company: KT Model: R1C Price: $170+ SKUs: Possibly 2-4 or More Screen 4.5" Tempered Glass (OCA) IPS Touch-Screen, 3:2 Aspect 1620x1080 (432.67 PPI)  Form: Landscape  OS: Android 12 Emulation Performance: Up to GameCube/Wii and possibly a little 3DS/PS2 SoC: MediaTek Helio G99 CPU: Cortex-A76 (2x), Cortex-A55 (6x) 8 Cores Total, 8 Threads CPU Clock: 2.0 GHz- 2.2 GHz Architecture: ARM GPU: Mali-G57 MC2 GPU Clock: 1068 MHz RAM: 3,4,6 or 8GB LPDDR4X  Battery: 5000 mAH  Cooling: Custom heatsink, fan, Vents D-pad: Cross, Multiple Placement Options  Analogs: Dual Thumb-sticks w/ L3/R3, Multiple Placement Options  Face Buttons: 4 Shoulder Buttons: 4 Horizontol  Other Buttons: Power, Volume +/-, Home, Hotkey/Me

Retroid Pocket 3 Specs [Not Confirmed]

Retroid Pocket 3 The Retroid Pocket 3 was originally expected to be out by early 2022, but we are about halfway through the year with no new information. I asked back in Spring myself and was told it would be out "soon". At this point, nothing should be considered confirmed. All Specs are Speculative for now.  Manufacturer: Moorechip Website: GoRetroid.com   Release Date: Unknown  Form Factor: Landscape OS: Android 9 Emulation Power: Same as Retroid Pocket 2 Plus. No Problems with N64/PSP/DS and ability to run some GameCube/PS2. At this point, their choice of SoC is still speculation.  SoC: UNISOC Tiger T310 CPU: Cortex-A75 (1X), Cortex-A55 (3X) CPU Cores: 4 CPU Threads: 4 CPU Clock: 1.8 GHz- 2.0 GHz Architecture: ARM GPU: PowerVR GE8300 GPU Clock: 800 MHz RAM: 2GB DDR4  Screen: 16:9  4.7" IPS Touch-Screen (1334x750 Resolution) (325.61 PPI) Cooling: Fan, Ventilation  D-pad: Upper Cross Analogs: Dual Lower Thumb-sticks w/ L3/R3 Face Buttons: 4 Shoulder Buttons: 4 Vertical

PowKiddy X28 Specs [Anticipated]

*Updated June 20, 2022*  The PowKiddy X28 is expected to be released Q3 or Q4 of 2022. Specs are mostly Speculative at this point and may change prior to release. Currently only some specs are known... PowKiddy X28 (photo from Sonic Love) https://www.reddit.com/r/SBCGaming/comments/syokku/first_look_at_powkiddys_new_handheld_landing_in/ Anticipated PowKiddy X28 Specs:  Manufacturer: PowKiddy Release Date: Fall 2022?  OS: Android 11 Emulation Performance: Should Handle Up to PSP/Dreamcast With Few Issues. PS2/GameCube May Be Possible.  SoC: UNISOC Tiger T618 CPU: Cortex-A75 (2x), Cortex-A55 (6x) CPU Cores: 8 CPU Threads: 8 CPU Clock: 1.8-2.0 GHz Architecture: ARM  GPU: Mali-G52 MP2 GPU Clock: 850 MHz RAM: 4GB LPDDR4X Screen: 16:9 Aspect 5.5" IPS Touch-Screen 1280x720 Resolution (267.02 PPI) w/Tempered Glass Lens Battery: 5000 mAh Cooling: Ventilation, Maybe a Fan  Shoulder Buttons: 4 Stacked Shoulders Shell Material: Plastic https://nanoreview.net/en/soc/unisoc-tiger-t618