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Sipeed LicheeRV is a $17 computer module with a RISC-V 64-bit processor

Sipeed’s new LicheeRV is a tiny computer-on-a-module featuring a 64-bit RISC-V processor, 512MB of RAM, a microSD card for storage and a USB-C port for power and/or debugging. While the tiny computer isn’t exactly a speed demon, with prices starting as low as $17, it’s one of the most affordable RISC-V computers to date. It […]

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Lilbits: Google’s Pixel 6a could be a cheaper phone with a Tensor processor

With a $599 starting price, the Google Pixel 6 isn’t exactly a high-end smartphone by today’s standards. But soon there may be a cheaper option. Google’s next mid-range smartphone is expected to the Pixel 6a, and a few days ago we got our first look at it courtesy of some leaked renderings. Now the folks […]

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Lenovo device with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor shows up at Geekbench

Windows on ARM laptops and tablets have been a mixed bag so far. While they make it possible for PC makers to deliver thin, light, and usually fanless devices with long battery life and sometimes with integrated support for 4G LTE or 5G wireless, they’ve generally been slower than similarly-priced hardware with Intel or AMD […]

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Fairphone releases Android 10 update for a smartphone from 2015

The Fairphone 2 is a smartphone that shipped with Android 5.1 software when it was first released in 2015. Most phones from that time stopped receiving software updates years ago. But Fairphone has announced that an Android 10 update is now available for the Fairphone 2. This announcement comes about a half a year after […]

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This mini PC has an ARMv8 processor and AMD Radeon RX 550 graphics

Chinese chip designer Tianjin Phytium Technology introduced a 25-watt, 8-core ARMv8 processor designed for desktop computers late last year. And now you can buy a computer powered by the chip. Maybe. The DragonBox Shop is taking pre-orders for mini PC with a Phytium D2000 processor and AMD Radeon RX 550 graphics for €471 ($530) with […]

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GPD Pocket 3 benchmarks (mini-laptop with a Core i7-1195G7 processor)

The GPD Pocket 3 is a tiny, but versatile laptop with an 8 inch touchscreen display, a QWERTY keyboard that’s just (barely) large enough for touch-typing, and a hinge that allows you to fold the screen down over the keyboard and hold the computer like a tablet. A modular port system also lets you adjust […]

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Liliputing liked this message: Google Messages is starting to display iMessage reactions as emoji

The first time I was texting with a friend and got a message informing me that they “liked” my message, I was wondering if Facebook had somehow invaded SMS. The second time I realized that this is what happens when someone with an Android phone (me) is in a text exchange with someone using iMessage […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon chips will have simplified, single-digit names moving forward

Qualcomm’s mobile processor names have gotten a bit messy in recent years. Sure, Snapdragon 800 series chips are for flagships and Snapdragon 200 and 400 series chips are aimed at budget devices. But you’d need a reference manual to know that a Snapdragon 480+ 5G is newer than a Snapdragon 888 and to figure out […]

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ONEXPLAYER Mini handheld gaming PC with 7 inch display coming soon

Handheld computer company One Netbook is developing a smaller version of the ONEXPLAYER handheld gaming PC that launched earlier this year. Instead of an 8.4 inch screen, the upcoming ONEXPLAYER Mini is expected to have a 7 inch display, which makes it a bit closer in size to Valve’s Steam Deck, the AYA Neo, or other modern […]