Lenovo Cast is a $49 wireless display adapter

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Lenovo has introduced a new wireless display adapter that you can use to stream content from your tablet, phone, or PC to a TV. It’s called Lenovo Cast, and it’s coming in August for $49. That means the Lenovo Cast will be more expensive than Google’s $35 Chromecast, but it’ll also be able to do […]

Watch Google I/O 2015 live (Android M and more)

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Google’s annual developer conference kicks of on May 28th, and you can watch the keynote and many sessions live. Liliputing will be bringing you the latest news from Google I/O 2015 as it develops, and for the first time we’ll have hands-on videos and other content from our senior (and only) West Coast correspondent. But if you’re […]

Report: Proactive is Apple’s answer to Google Now

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Apple may be preparing to launch a new feature for iPhones designed to automatically show you relevant information before you even ask for it. According to 9to5Mac, the new feature is called Proactive, and it’s basically the iPhone equivalent of Google Now. Proactive is said to pull together features from Siri, Contacts, Calendar, Passbook, and […]

Baikal-T1 is a dual-core MIPS chips for Russian communications tech

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Last year Russian government officials said they wanted to reduce reliance on Intel and AMD chips and move to processors designed and built in the country. Now the folks at Imagination Technology have announced that they’re working with a group of engineers to create a dual-core MIPS-based processor for communications applications. It’s called the Baikal-T1, […]

Deals of the Day (5-27-2015)

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Acer and Asus both offer Windows laptops with 11.6 inch displays, low-power processors, and price tags of $199 or less. And right now you can buy one or the other for a even less money. B&H is selling the Acer Aspire E11 for $179, while VooduBlue has an Asus EeeBook X205 for about $20 less. Here […]

Bring Super Mario Bros to any screen on a Mac with Screentendo

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Ever find yourself staring at your computer screen and wishing you were looking at a game rather than a spreadsheet? Now there’s a way to turn pretty much anything on your screen into a game… if you’re using a Mac. Software developer Aaron Randall recently created an OS X application that can transform a portion of […]

Lenovo IdeaPad 100: Windows laptop with Chromebook-like price

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Lenovo is introducing a few new low-cost laptops, including a model that looks like a typical Windows notebook, but which has a price (and some of the features) you’d expect to find from a Chromebook. The Lenovo IdeaPad 100 is a Windows PC with a starting price of $249. It should be available starting in […]

Gionee M5 smartphone: 2 batteries = 4 days of run time

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Want a smartphone that offers long battery life? Your best option today is usually to find a model with the biggest possible battery (and/or the most efficient hardware). But Chinese phone maker Gionee is taking a slightly different approach. The company’s upcoming Gionee M5 smartphone doesn’t just have a  big battery. It has two batteries. Gionee isn’t […]

Lilbits (5-26-2015): Asus ZenPad tablets coming soon

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Asus has a few new tablets on the way, and at least some models are expected to bear the ZenPad name (which makes sense, since the company already offers Zenfone smartphones and Zenbook laptops). A few more details about the upcoming tablets have been uncovered in the past few days… which also makes sense, since […]

SanDisk introduces Z400s SSD, promises hard-drive like prices

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Solid state drives have a lot of advantages over hard drives. They consume less power, generate less heat, and usually offer faster read and write speeds. Since an SSD has no moving parts, it’s also less likely to break than a HDD if you drop your laptop or other device. But there’s one area where […]