When was the last time you ran into a situation of cheap desktop calculators? Apparently they have developed these cheap monochrome LCD screens well in the past and now full color touchscreens and enough horsepower to play modern versions Torment. How come this thing only costs $10?

If you keep up with calculator news, you may have seen a few reviews of a device called GHLBD earlier this month. It looks like a traditional desktop calculator with a basic set of oversized number keys combined with a color screen. Although the price is under $25, there are some Found GHLBD being sold in second hand online stores For as low as $10 YouTuber Taki Udon-specializing in covering retro gaming machines – found theirs.

Though only GHLBD it functions as a very simple calculator out of the box (does not offer any scientific calculations), Turns out, it’s built with motherboards and other hardware from outdated tablet devices, including a 32-bit quad-core Allwinner A50 processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Better yet, he is runs away A few screen swipes and clicks are all it takes to launch a full launcher on Android 9. GHLBD.not automatic download to its main calculator app and from there, Taki Udon was able to install a bunch of emulators and ROMs.

I hacked a $10 calculator to run Doom Eternal

Unfortunately, the calculator does not generate key codes when the number keys are pressed, ie for playing games on Taki 8BitDo SN30 Pro wireless controller on it via Bluetooth. Yes, this calculator also has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on board.only again when it is still boots switch to calculator mode.

GHLBD can play everything from NES to N64 to Dreamcast and PSP games.work, but even titles dating back to the NES days still exhibit some inexplicable occasional stuttering. In other words, it’s not device you should consider if you’re interested in getting back into retro gaming. That’s why we like it Ambernics RG35XX.

But GHLBD can only play the original version Torment. It can also run 2004s Doomsday 3 natively, with support for on-screen touch controls if you can’t get away from taking out your controller while sitting at your desk at work. And since it works with Android, you can install Steam Link on it, meaning that a $10 desktop calculator can be used to play games like this. Eternal Torment using game flow.

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