The Puls is a smartwatch… or maybe a wearable phone from will.i.am

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Not convinced smartwatches from Samsung, LG, Motorola, or Apple are powerful enough for you? The frontman for the Black Eyed Peas has just revealed a new wearable that works as a watch, a fitness tracker, and a smartphone. Will.i.am’s new device is called the Puls, and it’s a smartwatch with 3G capabilities for making phone […]

Lilbits (10-15-2014): Android 5.0 SDK arrives Friday

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The first phones and tablets with Google Android 5.0 Lollipop software should begin shipping in early November. But ahead of that launch, Google will release the final Android 5.0 software developer kit. It’s coming on Friday, October 17th. That’s when developers will be able to download the latest tools to help polish their apps for […]

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 on the way

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Apple’s holding an event to launch new products on October 16th. But the company kind of spilled a few beans a day ahead of that event by posting screenshots of an iOS 8.1 user guide in the iTunes Store which provide names and some details for two new tablets. Meet the iPad Air 2 and iPad […]

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 […]

Deals of the Day (10-15-2014)

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The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is a tablet with a big, high-resolution screen, a fast processor, and a relatively high starting price. When Samsung launched the tablet earlier this year, it sold for $650 and up. Today you can snag one for $500. For that price you get a tablet with a 2560 x […]

AT&T offers Padfone X mini smartphone/tablet hybird for $200

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An Asus Padfone is a smartphone that fits into a tablet-sized dock when you want to use a larger screen and a bigger battery. Asus has been selling Padfones in Taiwan for a few years, and this summer AT&T became the first wireless carrier to offer a model in the United States when it launched the […]

Windows-compatible HDMI TV stick with an Intel Bay Trail CPU

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For the past few years Chinese companies have been cranking out tiny sticks that you can plug into a TV to run Android apps. They look sort of like USB flash drives, but they have an HDMI connector where you’d normally find the USB connector, and they’re a bit chunky for a flash drive. Under […]

Sony PlayStation TV is now available for $100

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The Sony PlayStation TV is a small box that you can plug into a TV to play games or stream internet video. It doesn’t have the full power of a PlayStation 4, but it does let you stream games from a PS4 in one room in your house to a TV in another room. Don’t […]

How to run Ubuntu on the Zotac ZBOX pico mini PC (kinda)

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The Zotac ZBOX PI320 pico is a tiny desktop computer that’s small enough to fit in the palm of one hand. The $200 computer features an Intel Atom quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, HDMI, and 3 USB ports. And it runs Windows 8.1 software out of the box. While it’s […]