Lilbits: NVIDIA Ampere, Walmart+ and Google Pixel

NVIDIA’s most powerful gaming graphics cards are set to start shipping this month with prices ranging from $499 for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GPU with “Ampere” architecture, $699 for a GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card with up to twice the performance of its previous-gen counterpart, and $1499 for NVIDIA’s first 8K gaming graphics card, […]

Alienware’s Concept UFO is a modular handheld gaming PC (much more than a Nintendo Switch clone)

I wouldn’t blame you if you took one look at Dell’s Alienware Concept UFO handheld gaming PC and its detachable controllers and decided it was nothing but a Nintendo Switch clone. But this little device is much more than that — because it’s got the guts of a full-fledged Windows computer. Sure, you could use […]

Alienware m15 gaming laptop gets a new look, a lot more horsepower

Dell’s Alienware laptops pack a lot of horsepower into portable gaming PCs, but they’re not exactly known for thin and light designs. With a starting weight under 4.8 pounds and a body that measures about 0.8 inches thick, the Alienware m15 is the smallest current-gen model in Dell’s Alienware line of gaming PCs. The company […]

Alienware 13 VR-ready gaming laptop launches for $1199 and up

Dell’s smallest VR-ready gaming laptop launches today. The new Alienware 13 notebook measures about 13″ x 10.6″ x 0.9″ and features a 13.3 inch display. It’s powered by a quad-core Intel Skylake-H processor with NVIDIA Geforce GtX 1060 graphics. And the system has a high-capacity 76 Wh battery for extended gaming sessions. List prices start […]

Alienware unveils VR-ready 13, 15, and 17 inch laptops with NVIDIA GTX 10-series graphics

Dell is updating is Alienware gaming laptop lineup with new models featuring 13, 15, and 17 inch displays. They all feature discrete graphics options including NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics, and they all support virtual reality systems such as the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. You can also connect any of the new laptops to an […]

Lilbits 310: Google protects Cardboard

Google Cardboard is a platform for turning your smartphone into a virtual reality headset using a folded piece of cardboard and a few lenses to adjust the focal distance. It’s probably the cheapest way to experience VR, assuming you’ve already got a phone. A growing number of mobile apps let you do everything from explore […]

Alienware Alpha (Dell’s littlest gaming PC) now shipping

Dell introduced a small form-factor gaming desktop PC called the Alienware Alpha this summer, and now it’s shipping. Originally designed to be a Steam Machine running Valve’s Linux-based Steam operating system, the Alienware Alpha is currently shipping with Windows. You can thank Valve’s decision to delay launch of Steam OS until 2015 for that. Prices for […]