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Linux-powered handheld gaming gadget due Nov. 30

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Several online stores are accepting pre-orders for an inexpensive handheld Linux gaming device expected to ship Nov. 30. The Gamepark Holdings GP2X-F100 features dual ARM9 processors, USB 2.0, a 3.5-inch color LCD, support for both native and emulated games, and a Linux SDK (software development kit).

The GP2X can play music and videos, as well as native and emulated games. Video- and audio-out ports allow it to be used with TVs and stereos. It's powered by a pair of AA batteries or an AC adapter.

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