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Lilbits: New Android and Windows 11 features, Pocket PC handheld, and the Honor 60 smartphone

It can be easy to forget that you granted an app permission to track your location or access your local storage if it’s an app you use infrequently. So Google introduced a feature with Android 12 that will automatically revoke permissions for apps you haven’t launched in a while. You can always grant permissions again […]

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Project Ironman is an AR headset that may land on Verizon’s 5G network

A previously unrevealed AR headset has Surfaced on Twitter this morning. Dubbed Project Ironman, the device is reportedly being developed by Lenovo and Motorola as a flagship device for the Verizon 5G network. This doesn’t appear to be a totally new collaboration. Lenovo’s product page for the ThinkReality A3 specifically mentions tethering the glasses to […]

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MINISFORUM TH50 mini PC packs a 35W Intel Core i5-11320H processor

Another day, another small form-factor desktop computer from MINISFORUM. But this time it’s the company’s first model with a 35-watt Intel Tiger Lake-H processor. The MINISFORUM TH50 is a compact computer with an Intel Core i5-11320H quad-core chip with support for speeds up to 4.5 GHz. The chip also features a 1.35 GHz Intel Iris Xe […]

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Nokia 9 PureView won’t be getting Android 11, HMD offers discounts on new phones instead

HMD Global, the company that’s been producing Nokia-branded smartphones over the past few years, had earned a reputation for offering decent bang for the buck, a near-stock Android experience, and several years of guaranteed software updates. And then came the Nokia 9 PureView. When the company launched the phone in 2019, it shipped with Android […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is coming to flagship phones in 2022 (4nm chip with ARMv9 architecture)

Qualcomm’s first flagship-class processor following the company’s new naming scheme is also the company’s first ARMv9 chip manufactured on a 4nm process. The company says the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip will deliver up to 20% faster CPU performance and a 30% improvement in efficiency compared to the Snapdragon 888, while its new GPU will deliver […]

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UPERFECT X Pro lapdock is a 4K portable display and keyboard for your smartphone

UPERFECT makes a line of docks that basically turn your smartphone into a laptop computer by adding a keyboard, touchpad, portable display, and battery. The company’s latest is the biggest, highest-resolution to date. It’s also the most expensive. The UPERFECT X Pro Lapdock features a 15.6 inch, 4K touchscreen display, a detachable keyboard, and a […]

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MINISFORUM JB95 is a compact PC with an Intel Celeron N5095

The MINISFORUM JB95 is a compact desktop PC powered by a 15-watt quad-core Intel Celeron N5095 processor based on Intel’s Jasper Lake architecture. The system measures five inches square and is just under two inches thick. It features HDMI and DisplayPort connections and supports 4K output at up to 60fps on both.     Rounding […]

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Raspberry Pi brings an HP 95LX palmtop PC back to life

Before smartphones and tablets, and even before Palm Pilot, the Palm Pilot and Apple Newton, HP was experimenting with a different kind of pocket-sized computer: the palmtop PC. In 1991, the company released the HP 95LX, a machine that looked like a tiny laptop computer that shipped with MS-DOS software. With a 5.37 MHz NEC […]

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Android 12 launched a month ago and Amazon Appstore still won’t run on it

As much as we’d like it to be, Installing a major operating system update isn’t always the most trouble-free process. Even if everything does go well with the update itself, there’s still the possibility that some of your go-to apps aren’t going to be too happy about the change. That’s what some users of the […]

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Give a Nintendo Switch an 11.6 inch screen by sticking it in this mobile dock (crowdfunding)

The Nintendo Switch is a wildly successful game console that straddles the line between portable gaming device with a 6.2 inch display and a living room console with support for video out to a TV. But the UpSwitch ORION is an accessory that takes things in a slightly different direction by effectively turning the Switch […]