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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    Even the prototype was good enough for most tasks. The only downside I see is that I had no proper power saving mode. So my Pyra had to...
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    I wonder what's the difference in battery life when: - Modem turned off - Modem on so you can receive messages all the time My...
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    Askarus replied to the thread GPD WIN 3.
    To be honest, I don't care about the keyboard quality. As long as it's there it is enough for a gaming device. I'm reeeealllly tempted...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    Those buttons are not tiny. Compared to window decoration icons they are pretty large. From what I can tell there should be no issues...
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    Askarus replied to the thread GPD WIN 3.
    The device would be locked to Apple software. It had no SD-card slot and a single USC-C port. It would cost 1500€ or more. Dock would...
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    Long ago after my first or second computer science semester I did start programming such a thing in GTK. As you can imagine, the code is...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    Screen without touchscreen will be glossy as well I guess. I applied a matte screen protector. Works much better in sunlight. No need to...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    In case you don't know my old Pyra post: https://pyra-handheld.com/boards/threads/pyra-in-the-wild-the-real-life-experience.81711/ It's...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    I checked right now. Even the file manager has touch support. So you can touch anywhere and scroll down with gestures. 1609670829 It...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    I am using a Pyra prototype since years and the touchscreen does work. You may trust me with that. Pyra uses MATE desktop. XFCE is less...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    That Pyra does recognize the different input devices. A click with the touchscreen is handled differently than a click with the mouse if...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    That is simply wrong. All major browsers (Firefox with an extension) and the default PDF reader on Pyra support touchscreens as phone...
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    Askarus replied to the thread My first impressions of the Pyra.
    There are situations where I use the touchscreen and want one. Scrolling PDF or websites for example. No precision is needed and the...
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    Askarus replied to the thread Pyra pictures (spoilers).
    Is that your Pyra? If so, congratulations :)
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    Askarus replied to the thread GPD WIN 3.
    Looking great. I wish the screen was bigger, but during the unboxing it did not seem terribly small either :)
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