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Lenovo’s new IdeaPad 3 Chromebook has a 14 inch full HD display and a MediaTek processor

As spotted by About Chromebooks, Lenovo seems to be updating its budget Chromebook lineup with a new model that will replace last year’s IdeaPad 3 Chromebook. The new model swaps an Intel Celeron processor for a MediaTek chip and features a higher-resolution display. There’s no word on the official price or release date, but according […]

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MirkoPC carrier board turns a Raspberry Pi CM4 into a full-fledged desktop PC

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a fairly capable single-board computer in its own right, but it has a fairly limited number of ports and connectors. But the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 has the same processor and supports the same hardware and you can use it with carrier boards that give you more ports […]

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Microsoft begins rolling out web-based Xbox cloud game streaming for PC and iOS this week

Microsoft’s Xbox cloud gaming service launched last fall, allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to stream PC and console-quality games to mobile devices. But up until recently it only worked with Android phones and tablets. This week Microsoft is making good on a promise to bring the game streaming service to iPhones, iPads, and Windows […]

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Samsung Smart Keyboard Trio 500 with a DeX button is made for tablets, phones, and PCs

Samsung is holding an event later this month where the company is expected to launch several new Galaxy-branded laptops and tablets. And it looks like new accessories are on the way as well. The company has recently posted details about a new Samsung Keyboard Trio 500 on its website, and the multi-device Bluetooth keyboard is designed […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, Fitbit Luxe, and Android’s trash bin leaked

Apparently it’s Samsung leaks week. Earlier this week we got a sneak peek at Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Book, Galaxy Book Pro, and Galaxy Book Pro 360 laptops thanks to Evan Blass. We also got a better look at the previously-leaked Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Lite. Now Blass has released high-resolution pictures of the upcoming Galaxy […]

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Daily Deals (4-16-2021)

Dell is selling a previous-gen, but still pretty good XPS 13 thin and light laptop packed with a 6-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for $850 when you use the coupon 50OFF699 at checkout. Google is offering discounts on Pixel Buds, Nest Audio, and Stadia Premiere hardware. And Amazon […]

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Chinese chip maker Loongson has designed its own CPU instruction set architecture (ISA)

Chinese chip maker Loongson used to make processors based on MIPS architecture, but MIPS isn’t what it used to be and the company that developed the technology has even pivoted to making chips using the RISC-V instruction set. Now Loongson is trying something new: rather than adopt RISC-V, ARM, or x86 architecture, the company has […]