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Lilbits: Getting what you pay for with enthusiast-grade hardware

Pine64 has produced some of the most interesting hardware aimed at open source enthusiasts over the past few years. They’re not exactly high-performance machines, but what they are is cheap – among other things, Pine64 sells Linux smartphones for as little as $150 and Linux laptops for as little as $100. Those low prices, combined with […]

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Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube supports Dolby Vision HDR, speedier voice controls

Amazon is launching a bunch of new and updated Fire TV products this fall, led by a 2nd-gen Fire TV Cube media streamer with support for hands-free Alexa. Fun fact: the original Fire TV Cube may have sold for more than twice the price of an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, but it actually had […]

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Amazon Fire TV Cube on the way (maybe with a mic, speaker, and Alexa support)

Last September AFTV News reported that Amazon was working on at least two new Fire TV devices, a pendant-style model that would dangle from your TV’s HDMI port, and a cube-shaped device that would basically be a cross between an Amazon Echo Dot and a Fire TV. A few weeks later, Amazon unveiled the $70 […]