Firefly’s Station P1 mini PC runs Ubuntu or Android for $129 and up

The Station P1 Geek Mini PC is a compact computer with a 6-core, 64-bit ARM processor, 4GB of RAM, support for 4K video playback, a fanless design, and an aluminum alloy case. The system is designed to support Ubuntu or Android operating systems, as well as the Android-based Phoenix OS. It’s made by Firefly, a […]

Lilbits 5-30-2020: Android 11 beta postponed, WD sued for deceptive hard drives, and One GX pre-orders begin in China

Google had scheduled an Android 11 Beta Launch Show for June 3rd, but now the company says it’s postponing that event and the beta release of Android 11, because “now is not the time to celebrate.” Meanwhile, Western Digital is facing a lawsuit over its decision to use technology in some hard drives that may […]

Android 11 to bring support for resizable picture-in-picture mode (among other things)

Google brought picture-in-picture support to Android starting with Android 8.0. This lets you, for example, keep watching a YouTube video in a small screen while you navigate away from the YouTube app and open the home screen or other apps. Up until now, you could move that picture-in-picture window around… but you couldn’t change its […]

Fairphone 3 is now available with either Android or the Google-free /e/ OS

The Fairphone 3 is a mid-range smartphone that stands out due to its easy-to-repair design that features components partially made from ethically-sourced materials. When the phone launched last summer it was only available with Android 9. But folks who prefer a Google-free experience now have another option. The /e/ foundation is selling the Fairphone 3 […]