Lilbits (4-23-2014): Control your PC from your phone

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Remote controlling your desktop PC from your smartphone probably isn’t something you need to do very often. But from time to time it’s nice to be able to login from your phone and grab a file, open a document, or maybe even watch a video that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to access on your […]

Gigabyte unveils BRIX mini-PC with NVIDIA graphics

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Gigabyte is adding a new tiny desktop PC to its BRIX line of mini-computers. The company already offers several models with Intel or AMD processors. Now Gigabyte is preparing to launch a new model with an Intel Core i5 Haswell CPU and NVIDiA GeForce graphics. The folks at TechReport spotted the new Gigabyte BRIX desktop recently, […]

Japan Display unveils 10 inch, 3840 x 2160 pixel tablet dispay

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Tired of tablets with plain old 1080p or lower resolution displays? There are a handful of options with higher pixel counts, including the Apple iPad‘s 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel screen and the Google Nexus 10‘s 10.1 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display. But soon we could see 10 inch tablets with 3840 x 2160 […]

Deals of the Day (4-23-2014)

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Asus may be preparing to launch a new version of the Transformer Book T100 with a slightly faster processor. But the 2013 model is still a great bargain for folks looking for a Windows tablet with long battery life and the ability to serve as a notebook thanks to the included keyboard dock. The Asus […]

Xiaomi launches a 4K TV box, and two wireless router

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Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi has unveiled three new devices, and just like the company’s smartphones, two of the three are designed to be sleek-looking, high quality products offered at low prices. Those include a $20 WiFi router and a $63 TV box with support for 4K Ultra HD video playback. The third is a bit […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 lineup launches May 1st for $200 and up

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Samsung’s new entry-level Android tablets are coming to America, where they’ll be available starting May 1st for around $200 and up. Pre-orders will begin April 24th. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 lineup includes models with 7, 8, and 10 inch displays. While the larger models have bigger batteries, the rest of the specs are pretty […]

Samsung SM-T2558: 7 inch tablet that looks like a phone?

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Samsung may be working on a new 7 inch tablet that looks almost exactly like a smartphone… albeit a smartphone with an enormous screen. Details for the Samsung SM-T2558 showed up recently at the website for China’s wireless regulatory service TENAA. At first glance the photos seem to show something that looks like a phone. But […]

Amazon Prime to stream HBO shows… but no Game of Thrones yet

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Amazon and HBO have announced a deal to let Amazon Prime subscribers stream select HBO shows including Boardwalk Empire, True Blood, and The Sopranos. But one of the most popular current HBO shows is still unavailable: You still need to be an HBO subscriber to watch Game of Thrones online (or you could buy individual […]

OnePlus One smartphone coming in May for $299 and up

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OnePlus has been promising for months to deliver a top-tier smartphone at a mid-range price. And it looks like the company is going to deliver on that promise. The OnePlus One is scheduled to hit the streets in mid-May, and it will sell for just $299 and up. For less than the price of a […]

Lilbits (4-22-2014): Use Amazon’s smartphone by tilting?

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You’d think the key difference between Amazon’s upcoming (and as-yet, officially unannounced) smartphone and other Android devices would be tight integration with Amazon’s app, music, book, and video stores. And you’d probably be right for thinking that — but with hundreds of other options available for smartphone shoppers, it looks like Amazon may be trying […]

FunBox Android game console with Tegra 4 available for $159 (unofficially)

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The FunBox is a Chinese video game console with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, 2GB of RAM, and an Android-based operating system. Developed by ZTE and The9, the FunBox launched in China recently, and now it’s available internationally for $159… if you don’t mind ordering from a reseller at retail marketplace AliExpress. The box is powered […]

BlackBerry’s next tablet could be aimed at enterprise

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BlackBerry’s first foray into the tablet space didn’t go too well. The company’s BlackBerry PlayBookwas unveiled in 2010, launched in 2011, and never sold particularly well. BlackBerry eventually marked down the price significantly and never got around to releasing a follow-up. But the BlackBerry-watching bloggers at n4bb say it looks like there could be a […]