GEMINI PDA Posts on XDA

The Astro Slide is a 5G phone from Planet Computers with a physical keyboard

Planet Computers, the company which has carved a name for itself in creating QWERTY phones with old school PDA credentials and a choice of operating systems, has announced a revised specification and release date for its third creation, the Astro 5G Slide Transformer. As the name suggests, it will be the UK company’s first 5G model...

Official TWRP recovery is available for the OnePlus 6, Huawei P20 Pro, and more

Before custom ROMs, kernels, and modifications for a device can be made available, users need a way to make backups in case things go wrong. Fortunately, that's where TWRP comes in. The popular custom recovery makes it easy to modify your device without fear of messing things up too badly (so long as you make regular backups.)...

[Update: Xiaomi Mi Max 2 added] Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Motorola Moto E4 Plus, and Telekom Puls now support official TWRP

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. Having TWRP support (or another comparable custom recovery) is a necessity for the health of a custom ROM scene. Without a custom recovery, it would be risky for users to flash any custom ROMs, acquire root access by modifying the boot...

Unofficial LineageOS 14.1 now available for the Gemini PDA

It's not often that we see successful crowd-funding campaigns for smartphones. Planet Computers' Gemini PDA is one example of a successful Indiegogo campaign, although it's technically not a smartphone but rather a clamshell mobile device with a fully integrated hardware keyboard. The device has garnered a lot of attention from enthusiasts because it aims to...

Unofficial TWRP now available for the Gemini PDA

Planet Computers was able to raise over $2 million with their crowdfunding campaign for the Gemini PDA. This is an Android & Linux mobile device with the goal of bringing the keyboard personal digital assistant into the 21st century. The device got the attention of the Android community and an unofficial release of TWRP from XDA Recognized Contributor deadman96385 makes...

Gemini PDA Forums are now open

At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, startup company Planet Computers announced a new device called the Gemini. The device is a thin clamshell mobile device with an integrated QWERTY keyboard, a 5.99" 18:9 FHD+ display, MediaTek Helio X27, 4GBs of RAM, and a beefy 4,220 mAh battery. The device is an attempt to revive the...