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Lilbits: Intel Arc A750 and A770 reviews are in, Google Nest WiFi Pro launched, Amazon Glow canceled

Intel’s new Arc A700 series desktop graphics cards will finally be available starting next week. And it turns out they’re… apparently not bad? The first reviews are in, and while some testers say that Intel’s graphics drivers and/or support for some older games could be better, overall Intel seems to have delivered on its promise: […]

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Fydetab Duo is an ARM-powered 2-in-1 that runs FydeOS

The developers behind the Chromium OS fork FydeOS have revealed their first in-house hardware project. It’s a 2-in-1 device called the Fydetab Duo and it’s coming soon to a crowdfunding platform. FydeOS first popped up back in 2020 when it was released for the Pinebook Pro. It offers a more complete Chromebook-like experience than Chromium […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 30th Anniversary Edition is a $3000+ laptop with a classic logo

It’s been 30 years since IBM shipped the first ThinkPad-branded laptop. Lenovo, which acquired IBM’s PC business in 2005, is celebrating the milestone with a new 30th-anniversary edition of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10. While this special edition laptop is basically a high-spec version of an existing laptop that launched earlier this year, […]

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With Stadia shutting down, what else can you use the Stadia Controller for?

Google is shutting down its Stadia game streaming service in January. The move wasn’t entirely surprising for anyone familiar with Google’s history of killing off products. But the announcement was so sudden that even game developers were caught by surprise. While Google is promising refunds to folks who’ve spent money to purchase games and Stadia-compatible […]

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VisionFive 2 RISC-V single-board computer is up for pre-order for $56 and up

The StarFive VisionFive 2 is a single-board computer with a quad-core RISC-V processor, an integrated GPU, an HDMI 2.0 port with support for 4K video and up to 8GB of RAM and up to two Gigabit Ethernet ports. This summer StarFive ran a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for the VisionFive 2. Now that the campaign has […]

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The first laptop with a RISC-V processor goes on sale (in limited quantities)

The ROMA Laptop is the first notebook computer powered by a RISC-V processor. First announced this summer, it’s now available for purchase from Alibaba for $1,499 and up. Sort of. At this point the manufacturer only plans to ship around 100 units by the end of the year and up to 1,000 more in the […]

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All phones sold in the EU will need USB-C ports by late 2024

Most modern Android smartphones feature USB-C ports, but soon that might be a requirement for all phones sold in Europe… including iPhones. After announcing a provisional agreement in June  to create “a single charging solution for certain electronic devices,” the European Union has finalized that agreement. That means that by the fall of 2024, new […]

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Simple Phone is a €399 Google-free Android phone with Simple Mobile Apps (and a 4-year-old processor)

The developer behind the Simple Mobile Tools suite of open source Android apps are now taking pre-orders for their first phone. As promised, the Simple Phone is a phone that emphasizes privacy by shipping with a de-Googled version of Android called SimpleOS. It comes with Simple Mobile’s phone dialer, calendar, clock, contacts, music player, and […]