What’s new in Android 5.0 Lollipop?

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Google Android 5.0 is ready to go. About 4 months after releasing a developer preview, Google has given the next version of Android a name and announced the first products that will ship with the software. The Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player will all run Android 5.0 Lollipop when they hit the […]

$65 Windows tablets show up in Hong Kong

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This is what happens when Intel slashes chip prices and Microsoft starts giving away free Windows licenses for small tablets: Prices fall to crazy lows. During this week’s HKTDC show in Hong Kong, a handful of tablet makers are showing off Windows tablets priced at just $65. The Emdoor EM-I8170, for example, is a 399 […]

Acer C720 Chromebook with Core i3 review


Acer was one of the first companies to launch a laptop running Google’s Chrome operating system, and the company has updated its Chrome OS laptops a number of times over the past few years. This year’s lineup includes models with bigger screens, ARM and Intel Celeron and Bay Trail processors, and Acer’s most powerful Chromebook […]

These 9 apps stream videos from Android to Chromecast

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Google’s Chromecast may be designed to let you stream media from Netflix, YouTube Pandora, Google Play Music, and other internet media sites to a TV. But what if you want to stream home videos from your phone to a TV without uploading them to the web first? When Google first launched the Chromecast there was […]

Google has no plans for a Chromebook Pixel 2…yet

Google Chromebook Pixel

This week Acer, HP, Toshiba, and Asus introduced new Chrome OS laptops and desktops featuring Intel Haswell processors. The Chromebooks are expected to offer longer battery life than their predecessors, and the Asus Chromebox will benefit from the latest Intel CPU and graphics performance. But the company that made one of the most impressive Chromeboks […]

$139 Intel NUC with Bay Trail chip on the way

Intel Forest Canyon NUC

Intel may be getting ready to launch its cheapest, lowest-power desktop computer to date. The company is best known for making processors, but for the last few years Intel has also been selling tiny desktops as part of its NUC (Next Unit of Computing) brand. The company recently introduced new models based on its Haswell […]

Lilbits (9-12-2013): The Windows tablets of fall, 2013

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Companies including Acer, Asus, Dell and Toshiba have already started to announce plans to launch Windows 8.1 tablets featuring Intel Bay Trail processors in the coming months. But that could just be the tip of the iceberg. WinSuperSite’s Paul Thurrott has a roundup of Windows tablets due out this fall, and it includes the models […]

3D gesture-tracking cameras coming to Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo PCs

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One of the big stories in mobile tech over the past few years has been the rise of the touchscreen. In fact touchscreen tablets are projected to outsell all other personal computers for the first time this quarter. But touchscreens aren’t the only alternatives to mouse and keyboard input. Device makers are starting to explore […]

More evidence that the Google Nexus 5 is a modified LG G2


It’s looking more and more likely that the Google Nexus 5 smartphone will be made by LG, and that it’ll basically be a modified version of the hardware used in the LG G2 smartphone. That’s a good thing, since the LG G2 is one of the fastest phones on the market, has a great display, […]