Seems like the handheld is indeed real.
It ‘is our most budget-friendly laptop which features a discrete GPU.’
Plus: the Framework Laptop 16 adds modular graphics!
Back in September, System76 unveiled their newly-designed Thelio desktops, with swappable front accents. There were a few designs to choose from, but now it’s possible to create your own. The idea was inspired by GloriousEggroll’s customized Thelio design. Today, System76 introduces the Thelio Maker Accent, a DIY accent for users to add their own personal spin to their PC. A blank aluminum slate, users are free to paint, etch, gloss, or adhere objects to.
The Thelio Major by System76 is their “most powerful gaming system, placing some of the largest GPUs on the market in a machine engineered for quiet, effective cooling.” Today, the case gets a redesign. First, the I/O shield on the back is now removable. This allows the user to replace the motherboard with a different one if they so desire. Though this is for the Major, “other Thelio models” should get this feature as well in the future.
Yesterday I got invited to a Zoom press conference by HP and System76 in regards to HP’s Dev One laptop. Here were some of the key points I picked up on. I wasn’t sure if I was allowed to post the link to the recording directly, so I will omit it for now until I get the OK from HP. Edit: it’s a no. General the goal of HP collaborating with System76 was to make Linux more widespread.
A few weeks ago I had mentioned HP collaborating with the team at System76 to bring Pop!_OS to the HP Dev One laptop. Well, you can now purchase the laptop on the official site. “System76 is thrilled to work with HP to advance open source and bring the Linux desktop to a much wider audience,” said Carl Richell, CEO, System76. “By bringing together our engineering, marketing, and customer support, System76 with HP are introducing HP Dev One to combine powerful hardware with optimized Pop!
Oh yeah kid, a new (refurbished) laptop in all it’s glory. Here’s some photos: Comes with a Ryzen 9 5900X, a RTX 3060, 16 GB DDR4 RAM clocked at 3,200 MHz, and 500 GB of PCIe Gen 3 storage. Full review, including benchmarks, will be on Boiling Steam. Reason for this is, LGC is too new to be asking for hardware review units at this point; when I asked for this unit I was writing for BS at the time.