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Lilbits: Anbernic Win600 (handheld gaming PC), PineNote (Linux-friendly E Ink tablet), Firefox 102 and Chrome OS 103

The Anbernic Win600 handheld gaming PC is expected to go on sale July 5th. While Anbernic has been offering ARM-based handheld consoles with Android or Linux-based software for years, this will be the company’s first model with an x86 chip. It ships with Windows 10 software and supports alternate operating systems – Anbernic has already […]

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Amazon’s 12th-gen Fire Tablet arrives this week with a speed boost, more RAM, and USB-C

Amazon’s new Fire Tablet arrives this week. With a starting price of $60, it’s a little pricier than the previous-gen model that it replaces, but the new 12th-gen Fire Tablet has a faster processor, twice as much RAM, faster wireless, and a USB Type-C port. The new 12th-gen Fire Tablet went up for pre-order last […]

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Lenovo ThinkBook 13s now available with AMD Ryzen 6000 or Intel Alder Lake-P

The Lenovo ThinkBook 13s is a thin and light notebook with a 13.3 inch, 16:10 aspect ratio display and a design that splits the difference between Lenovo’s consumer notebooks and the company’s more business-focused Thinkpads. Earlier this year Lenovo introduced a new model powered by 12th-gen Intel Core chips during Mobile World Congress.  But with […]

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ARM Cortex-X3 CPU cores promise up to 25 percent higher peak performance

Chip designer ARM has unveiled three new(ish) CPU core designs that could power the flagship phones of 2023 and beyond. The most powerful is the new ARM Cortex-X3 CPU core is expected to bring up to 25% better peak performance when compared with the previous-gen Cortex-X2. ARM says this is the third time the company […]

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ARM’s new GPUs bring better performance, efficiency, and support for ray-tracing

ARM’s next-gen graphics solutions include two new Mali GPUs for premium devices and a brand new Immortalis-branded GPU that the company says is designed for flagship-class devices. With support for hardware-based ray-tracing, the first Immortalis GPU is the Immortalis-G715, which ARM says also delivers 15% better performance, 15% better efficiency, and twice the AI performance […]

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HTC Desire 22 Pro is a mid-range phone attempting to cash in on VR and crypto trends

In the early days of Android, HTC was one of the top smartphone makers. That hasn’t been the case for a long time, with the company more recently shifting its focus to virtual reality products like the HTC Vive Flow headset. But HTC hasn’t given up on phones… or trying to find reasons why you […]

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Pine64 is working on a RISC-V single-board computer

Open hardware company Pine64 has made a name for itself in recent years by offering low-cost, hacker-friendly hardware including smartphones, laptops, and single-board computers sporting ARM-based processors. But Pine64 has also dabbled in RISC-V architecture. The Pinecil smart soldering iron has a RISC-V chip. So does the Pinecone IoT dev board. Now the company says […]

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Lilbits: Say goodbye to Google Hangouts, hello to a bunch of new Apple gear (and increased Steam Deck shipments)

The Valve Steam Deck is one of the most popular handheld gaming PCs to date, and certainly the highest profile model thanks to an affordable price tag, robust software ecosystem, and the fact that it comes from the company behind the popular Steam game client (plus popular games like Portal, Dota, and Half-Life). One problem? It’s […]