Android 11-based LineageOS 18.1 released with support for dozens of devices

LineageOS, the Android-based operating system that’s probably the most well-known custom ROM these days, is now based on Android 11. The developers have announced the release of LineageOS 18.1, which includes new features, behavior changes, and security patches. There are also updates to some LineageOS-specific apps and features. For example: All LineageOS apps now support […]

Lilbits: Intel’s Adaptive Boost for Rocket Lake chips, Android 11 for Chromebooks, PinePhone Beta Edition

This week Intel introduced its new 11th-gen desktop processors, code-named Rocket Lake-S. Set to hit the streets at the end of the month, the new processors are manufactured using a 14nm process rather than the 10nm process the company uses for most of its recent laptop chips. But Intel is still promising a modest boost […]

Android 11 (Go Edition) gives budget phones a performance boost, gesture navigation, and more

A few days after releasing Android 11 for smartphones and other devices, Google is introducing the latest version of Android optimized for entry-level devices. Android 11 (Go Edition) is set to launch in October, and it will be available for devices with up to 2GB of RAM. Previously Go Edition software was only available for […]

Android 11 arrives with new notification, communication features and more

Google has released Android 11, and after months of public beta testing, there aren’t a lot of surprises. But the latest version of Google’s smartphone operating system does bring a handful of new features as well as under-the-hood improvements that could lead to a better experience. Android 11 will begin rolling out to Google Pixel […]

Lilbits: The tiniest “iMac,” Android for PCs, and Surface Duo unboxed

Apple sells iMac computers with a choice of 21.5 inch or 27 inch displays. Want something a bit smaller? Then you’re just going to have to build one yourself… like YouTuber The Casual Engineer did. Kind of. The “World’s Smallest iMac” looks like an Apple computer, but behind the 7 inch display is a Raspberry […]

Android 11 Beta 2 is available

Google’s 2nd public beta of Android 11 is here, and the company says the most important thing about it is that it brings “platform stability” for developers. In a nutshell that means while some behind-the-scenes features could still change before Android 11 is released to the public this fall, all of the APIs and app-facing […]