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Surface Duo 2: What we know so far about Microsoft’s 2nd-gen dual-screen phone (leaks)

Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Duo 2 looks like it will solve some of the biggest problems of the company’s first-gen dual-screen smartphone. The company is holding an event on September 22, and we’re expecting new Surface Pro, Surface Pro X, and Surface Go tablets as well as a new Surface Book. It’s also likely that Microsoft […]

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Amazon has removed goods from 600 Chinese merchants for review fraud

Earlier this year popular brands including Aukey, Mpow, RAVPower, TaoTronics, and Choetech started disappearing from Amazon, in what appeared to be a crackdown on review fraud. Now Amazon has confirmed that’s exactly what happened… and it happened to a lot more merchants than we realized. According to news reports, in the past five months Amazon […]

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Microsoft Surface Go 3 specs confirmed by Thai retailer

Microsoft is holding an event on September 22 when the company is expected to introduce next-gen hardware including new Surface Book, Surface Pro, and Surface Go devices. We’ve already got a good idea of what to expect from the budget-friendly Surface Go 3 tablets, thanks to several recent leaks. But now a Thai retailer called […]

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Asus Tinker Board 2 single-board computer now available for $94 and up

The Asus Tinker Board 2 is a Raspberry Pi-shaped single-board computer powered by a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor and featuring 2GB to 4GB of RAM. First announced almost a year ago, the Tinker Board 2 is finally available for $99 and up. Asus also offers a Tinker Board 2S model that’s pretty similar except that […]

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Beelink U59 mini PC with Intel Celeron N5095 Jasper Lake coming soon

Chinese PC maker Beelink has announced plans to launch a compact desktop computer featuring a 15-watt Intel Celeron N5095 quad-core processor featuring Intel Jasper Lake architecture. The upcoming Beelink U59 is a 4.9″ x 4.4″ x 1.7″ computer with support for up to 16GB of RAM, up to a 512GB M.2 SSD, and room for an […]

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Lilbits: Windows 11 won’t run in virtual machines without TPM, Mozilla VPN picks up new features, and more

You don’t need a particularly powerful computer to run Windows 11. But you do need one with a relatively recent processor featuring a Trusted Platform Module because Microsoft is making TPM one of the minimum system requirements for security purposes. Until recently one way to get around that was by installing Windows 11 Preview builds […]

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Raspberry Pi-based Home Assistant Amber lets you build your own smart home hub (crowdfunding)

Home Assistant is free and open source home automation software that allows you to control and interact with smart home gadgets. You can install the software on a single-board computer or in a virtual machine on a Windows, Mac, or Linux PC. But soon there may be another option: the Home Assistant team is running […]

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Alphabet’s Project Taara delivers 20 Gbps internet connectivity via lasers

Earlier this year Google’s parent company Alphabet introduced Project Taara, a wireless optical communication technology that beams high-speed data using lasers instead of optical fiber. Now Alphabet has revealed that Project Taara technology is helping provide internet access in sub-Saharan Africa. The company says Taara links are able to beam data over a distance of […]

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Lilbits: Nintendo Switch finally supports Bluetooth audio, Google Pixel 6 and Tensor chip details leak, and more

Google’s Pixel 6 smartphone is set to ship soon, as is the company’s Android 12 software. And while Google has already given us a pretty good idea of what the phone will look like, the company hasn’t said too much about special features… like the new Google Tensor processor that makes will make this the […]