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Lilbits: Windows 10 21H2 is here and Windows 11 learns the true meaning of the B in BSOD

Windows 11 may be the hot new thing, but Microsoft plans to continue supporting Windows 10 through 2025, and the latest major update begins rolling out today. Although “major” may be overpromising a bit. The Windows 10 November 2021 Update (also known as Windows 10 21H2), incorporates all the smaller security, bug fix, and feature […]

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MINISFORUM is building a mini PC with discrete graphics and AMD Ryzen 5000

MINISFORUM says it’s working on an upcoming small form-factor desktop computer with an AMD B550 chipset, support for up to a Ryzen 5900X processor, and support for discrete graphics. The company hasn’t announced a price, release date, or even a name for the computer yet, but a few specs are available, as are the first […]

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AMD EPYC server chips with up to 96 Zen 4 CPUs coming in 2022, 128-core Zen 4c coming in 2023

AMD’s most powerful chips available at the moment feature 7nm CPU cores based on the company’s Zen 3 architecture. But the company is preparing to launch 5nm chips featuring Zen 4 technology next year. During the company’s Accelerated Data Center Premiere event, AMD CEO Lisa Su previewed next-gen EPYC server chips set to launch in […]

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Lilbits: Fixing Windows 11 for PCs with AMD chips, prepping Windows 10 21H2, and Stadia’s future

When Windows 11 began rolling out earlier this month, some folks with PCs powered by AMD Ryzen processors noticed that their systems were running more slowly. Microsoft and AMD promised to deliver software updates that would fix the issue, and now they’re here. In other recent tech news from around the web, it looks like […]

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MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90 is mini PC with Ryzen 9 5900HX (Update: but you might want to wait to buy one)

The latest compact computer from Chinese PC maker MINISFORUM is also the company’s most powerful to date at least on paper. Unfortunately after some early reviewers got their hands on the hardware, they found some major areas where the MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90 fails to live up to the company’s promises. The computer measures 7.7″ x […]

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MINISFORUM X500 is a compact PC with an AMD Ryzen 7 5700G processor

AMD’s Ryzen 7 5700G processor is a 65-watt, 8-core, 16-thread chip with support for CPU speeds up to 4.6 GHz and 8-core Radeon integrated graphics with support for GPU speeds up to 2 GHz. And it’s the processor that will power the upcoming MINISFORUM EliteMini X500 small form-factor desktop computer. That will make the X500 the […]

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Unannounced AMD Ryzen 5000HS Creator Series chips with higher base clock coming soon

Earlier this year Lenovo announced plans to update its Yoga Slim 7 Pro laptop with new processor options including support for up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX chip. But now a series of documents posted to the Lenovo website suggest that the notebook will instead be available with up to a Ryzen 9 5900HS […]

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Windows 11 will run on some PCs with 7th-gen Intel Core chips after all (but only some)

Windows 11 is set to launch this fall, and the new operating system brings an updated user interface as well as new features for multitasking, support for running Android applications, and a number of security and performance improvements. But Microsoft is also increasing the minimum system requirements – not all computers that can run Windows […]

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Lilbits: New (old) games for feature phones, a fanless Ryzen mini PC and Jolla finally turns a profit

KaiOS is a Linux-based operating system that powers more than 150 million feature phones. It’s not considered a full-fledged smartphone operating system due to limited functionality and limited support for third-party apps. But it brings features like a web browser, media player, and some apps to cheap phones that may not have touchscreen displays. And […]

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Lilbits: Google Pixel 6 with Tensor processor, Steam Deck, and upgrading the GPD Win Max

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are coming this fall and they’ll feature a brand new design with a large camera bar across the back of the phones and upgraded camera hardware including new sensors and lenses. But the biggest chance, Google says, is under the hood. Google’s Pixel 6 series phones will […]