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Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024) gaming laptop with Ryzen 8040HS and OLED display is now available

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a gaming laptop for folks looking for a reasonably thin, light, and portable machine with enough horsepower to handle most modern games. Asus has released a number of variations over the past few years, but the 2024 model of the Zephyrus G14 brings some of the biggest (and smallest) […]

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Milk-V Duo S is a tiny $11 computer with RISC-V and ARM processor cores

The Milk-V Duo S is a tiny, square-shaped single-board computer that measures just 43 x 43mm (1.7″ x 1.7″). But there’s enough room on the little computer for a 10/100 Ethernet jack, USB Type-C and Type-A ports, a microSD card reader, and two sets of expansion headers. But the most unusual thing about this small, […]

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This Alder Lake-N mini PC has an unusual, fanless design, dual 2.5 GbE LAN ports and an exposed PCIe socket

Chinese PC maker CWWK’s “Magic Computer” is one of the strangest mini PCs I’ve seen in a while. Basically it’s a single-board computer with an Intel Alder Lake-N processor and enough ports and connectors to make it a pretty versatile system for networking, media, storage, or other applications. But that little board is attached to […]

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The Windows Photos app’s new Generative erase feature can remove unwanted items from a picture

Microsoft is rolling out its answer to Google’s Magic Eraser, which uses AI to let you remove unwanted people or objects from photos. The Windows version is called Generative erase, and rolling out to the Windows Photos app for members of the Windows Insider preview program. It should eventually make it way to stable versions […]

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Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop now comes with a Core i9-14900HX processor and NVIDIA RTX 40 series graphics

The Kubuntu Focus M2 is a Linux laptop with an Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 series discrete graphics, and a choice of 15.6 inch or 17.3 inch displays (both sizes feature screens with 2560 x 1440 pixel resolutions and refresh rates up to 240 Hz. When the Kubuntu Focus M2 Gen 5 launched last […]

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Lilbits: Bluesky now supports federation, Windows 11 prepares for WiFi 7

A few weeks after emerging from invite-only status, social network Bluesky has taken another major step toward doing the thing that makes it more than just a Twitter X clone: it’s opened the doors for federation. In a nutshell, that means the Bluesky network isn’t just going to be hosted on Bluesky’s servers anymore. Anyone […]

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EmulationStation-DE is now available for Android

EmulationStation Desktop Edition (ES-DE) is a frontend for viewing, launching, and playing video games designed for classic computers and game consoles thanks to support for emulators for dozens of different game systems. Up until recently, ES-DE was available as a free and open source app for Windows, macOS, and Linux. But now there’s also an […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book4 series notebooks with Intel Meteor Lake launch globally on Feb 26

The Samsung Galaxy Book4 line of laptops are premium thin and light notebooks with 120 Hz AMOLED touchscreen displays, and Intel Meteor Lake processor with Intel Arc integrated graphics. First unveiled in December, the 14 and 16 inch laptops went on sale in South Korea in January, and now Samsung says they’re set to launch in global […]

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KDE Slimbook V is a Linux laptop with Ryzen 7 7840HS and KDE Plasma 6

The KDE Slimbook is a thin and light laptop that comes from a partnership between Spanish PC maker Slimbook and the developers of KDE, a free and open source desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions. The two groups have been releasing KDE Slimbook models since 2017, but the new KDE Slimbook V is a big step up from […]

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Lilbits: Intel Foundry’s new roadmap, Google Pixel Fold 2, and the OnePlus Watch 2

Intel had a rough few years a while back, when the company struggled to meet its original goals for moving from 14nm to 10nm and wound up shipping multiple generations of processors manufactured on a 14nm node while competitors were moving to smaller and more efficient processes. But Intel says its Foundry business is back […]

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REDMAGIC DAO 150W Charger GaN can power a gaming laptop, show stats on a screen, and has a semi-transparent body

It’s not hard to find a USB-C wall charger capable of charging thin and light laptops. The number that can put out enough juice for power-hungry gaming laptops or mobile workstations is smaller, but there are some options. The REDMAGIC DAO 150W GaN Charger manages to stand out from the crowd for a few reasons […]