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Lilbits: Steam Deck supports 4,500+ PC games, Samsung Galaxy Watch5 launched, and Microsoft makes porting x86 apps to Windows on ARM easier

Valve’s Steam Deck is a handheld gaming computer that ships with a Linux-based operating system called Steam OS. But while most PC games are designed to run on Windows, many of them are also playable on the Steam Deck either because developers have ported them to the platform or because Valve’s Proton compatibility software allows […]

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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 […]