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How to install Google Play on the Amazon Fire 7 tablet with Fire OS 8 (12th-gen, 2022 model)

The 12th-gen Amazon Fire tablet is the first device to ship with Fire OS 8, the latest version of Amazon’s tablet operating system, and it’s now available from Amazon for $60 and up. While Fire OS continues to put an emphasis on Amazon’s apps and services, making Fire tablets most useful for customers who stream […]

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AYN adds Intel Core i3-1215U and 16GB RAM options to the Loki Mini Pro handheld gaming PCs

When AYN began taking pre-orders for its first Windows-powered handheld gaming PC earlier this month customers had a choice of opting for low-cost AYN Loki Mini or Mini Pro models with Intel Celeron or Pentium processors or an AMD Mendocino chip, or higher-priced Loki and Loki Max models with AMD Ryzen 6000U chips. Now there’s […]

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Intel Serpent Canyon NUC is a compact PC with Intel Alder Lake + Intel Arc graphics

The upcoming Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast, also known by the codename “Serpent Canyon” is the latest compact desktop PC from Intel focused on gaming. But unlike earlier models, most of which have paired an Intel processor with discrete graphics in recent years, the Serpent Canyon NUC is all Intel inside. It will be available with […]

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AYA Neo Next II handheld gaming PC has built-in touchpads and discrete graphics

Chinese handheld gaming PC maker AYA has unveiled yet another new model coming to the company’s growing lineup of portable gaming devices. The AYA Neo Next II has a few features that make it stand out from the rest though. First, in addition to D-Pads, analog sticks, action buttons, and shoulder buttons, the AYA Neo […]

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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 […]