Intellivision Amico game console launch pushed back to April 2021

The upcoming Intellivision Amico is designed to be a new game console that draws inspiration from classic consoles… like the original Intellivision which was first released in 1979. Intellivision Entertainment first unveiled plans to release the new system in late 2018, and it was originally scheduled for release in October, 2020. The global pandemic has […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G looks like a much better foldable phone

The Samsung Galaxy Fold was one of the first smartphones to ship with a foldable AMOLED designed to let you use the device as either a phone or a tablet. It’s an expensive phone with questionable build quality and durability. Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Fold2 5G looks like a much better device. But looks are about all […]

Samsung launches $1000 Galaxy Note 20 and $1300 Note 20 Ultra smartphones

Samsung’s latest pen-enabled premium phones are coming this month. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 packs a 6.7 inch AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a starting price of $999. If you want a bit more of, well… everything, then there’s the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, which has a […]

Former Google Plus users to get (a little) money from class action settlement

Google shut down its Google+ social network last year after the company decided that not enough people were using it to justify the trouble of keeping it up and running and… you know, bug free. That last part accelerated Google’s timeline for ending the service, after a major security vulnerability was discovered in late 2018. […]

Lilbits: Apple’s new iMacs, smartphone gaming, and smartphones with… removable displays?

A few years ago it looked like modular smartphones might become a thing. But with Project Ara dead, and LG’s brief flirtation with modularity abandoned, the only major phone maker still offering any sort of modular design is Motorola, which released its fourth-gen Moto Z with support for modular add-ons last year. But it looks […]

Global tablet shipments are up as people shop for Work From Home tools

Global PC shipments were down during the first quarter of 2020 due to supply chain issues, but they more than bounced back in the second quarter, as customers snatched up computers for working and learning from home. But it looks like tablets might have had an even better Q2. Canalys reports that overall tablet shipments […]

Microsoft’s Project xCloud game streaming service launches September 15

Microsoft’s Project xCloud game streaming service is set to come out of beta September 15th, when it will be available as a new feature for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. That means current Xbox Game Pass subscribers won’t have to pay anything extra for game streaming, but it also means that new Project xCloud customers […]

Google launches Nearby Share file sharing feature for Android

Google is making it easier to quickly share files between Android devices. The company’s Nearby Share feature is rolling out now to some Google Pixel and Samsung smartphones, and it should be available for more devices running Android 6.0 or later soon. It’s also coming to Chromebooks sometime “in the coming months.” Nearby Share lets you […]

The day the music dies: Google Play Music will go silent by October

Google is in the process of consolidating its music streaming services — a few months ago the company launched a tool that would allow Google Play Music users to migrate their data to YouTube Music. And now Google has announced that it will begin shutting down Google Play Music in September. That’s when the service […]