Lilbits (7-14-2014): Another NVIDIA Shield tablet report

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NVIDIA’s working on a tablet with a Tegra K1 processor. It’ll probably run Android and let you play Android games or stream PC games over the internet from your computer, letting you play desktop-class games on the couch or on the bus. We’ve known all of that for a while, even though NVIDIA hasn’t had […]

Asus Transformer Book Flip now available for $799


The Asus Transformer Book Flip is a laptop which you can use as a tablet by flipping the touchscreen display 360 degrees until it’s back to back with the keyboard. Asus introduced models with 13 and 15 inch displays in June, and now you can buy an Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA with a 13.3 […]

Microsoft: Cheap Windows notebooks to tackle Chromebooks this year

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Trying to decide whether to pick up a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? If you’re leaning toward a Chromebook because it’s cheaper… well, it might not be. There are already plenty of cheap Windows laptops, and Microsoft is promising that we’ll see even more cheap models from partners including Acer, HP, and Toshiba in time for the […]

Deals of the Day (7-14-2014)


The Toshiba Satellite NB15t is a portable notebook with a low-power Intel Bay Trail processor, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive, a touchscreen display and Windows 8.1 software. It normally sells for around $379, but right now the Microsoft Store is selling the little laptop for $50 off. Here are some of the day’s […]

Wear Mini Launcher makes launching Android Wear apps easier

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Android Wear is Google’s operating system for smartwatches — but under the hood it’s basically the same software that runs on phones, tablets, TVs, and other Android devices. So while Google figures it’s easiest to launch apps on your wristwatch by using voice commands or a few simple gestures, some folks might want a bit […]

Intel launches 3 new Bay Trail tablet chips

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Intel has rolled out 3 new low-power processors aimed at tablets. The new chips are all quad-core Atom processors that are part of the company’s “Bay Trail” family with Silvermont architecture, and they seem to be designed to offer slightly more performance than similar chips that are already available. CPU-World uncovered some details about the […]

Meet the Raspberry Pi Model B+ $35 single board computer

raspberry pi model b plus

The Raspberry Pi Foundation shipped its first $35 single board computer over 2 years ago. Now the team has updated the hardware with a new model sporting new features and the same low price. Meet the Raspberry Pi Model B+. You can buy the Model B+ from Element14 or RS Components. The new model has […]

Future Chrome OS devices could have MediaTek, Rockchip processors


Google’s Chrome operating system is designed to run on desktops, notebooks (and maybe tablets) with x86 or ARM-based processors. Most Chromebooks and Chromeboxes released so far have had Intel chips, but a handful of models including recent Samsung Chromebooks and the HP Chromebook 11 have been powered by Samsung Exynos chips based on ARM architecture. […]

Is a Raspberry Pi Model B+ with 4 USB ports on the way?


It’s been more than two years since the first Raspberry Pi mini-computer shipped. And while the developers have released a new Compute Module and a few accessories, the basic design of the Raspberry Pi hasn’t changed much. Update: It’s official. The Raspberry Pi Model B+ is a revised version of the original Model B with […]

Acer Aspire V11 fanless, touchscreen laptop review


Acer recently introduced a series of affordable, portable Windows notebooks with low-power processors aimed at balancing performance and battery life. The Acer Aspire E 11 line of notebooks feature 11.6 inch displays, Intel Bay Trail processors, and starting prices as low as $250. The company also sells a similar laptop called the Aspire V11. The key […]