I didn't realize that it comes with a full-sized USB data port, that's cool! (This is barely in pictures but not mentioned on the website.) It also advertises Bluetooth, which I hope means either or both of input devices or audio are supported, but I'm not sure what to expect.
Also it's only on second glance that I realize why everyone was begging for a widescreen mode in that other thread. :)
It looks cool. It's a bit bigger than I thought, but it's probably better this way.
The default buttons for actions are z, x etc, in the left of the keyload, did they make a shortcut to be able to play with the buttons on the right side of the pocket chip?
Their own marketing says "super clicky" keyboard so that tells me that there was never any intention of making a real d-pad. I mean, the PocketCHIP isn't a gaming device, right? It's a pocket computer...Pico8 and games is just one thing you can do on it, so a d-pad probably wasn't part of the plan from the get go.
Anything "super clicky" tells me you'll probably have to push more hard than you'd like to get something to register. Lets just say I don't think it'll be good for that Pico8 version of Street Fighter II that I'm sure someone is making ;P
And just found this too, showing the tracker with a stylus. Interesting that in this one the action button seems to be in the keyboard proper so the d-pad is upper left but then action keys down in the keyboard. Kinda weird but maybe not.
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