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Anker Soundcore Frames coming in November for $200 (eyeglasses with speakers)

Anker is a brand that’s been cranking out affordable-but-decent smartphone accessories including chargers, power banks, earbuds, and Bluetooth speakers for years. Now the company’s moving into the new, but emerging market of “audio eyeware.” The Anker Soundcore Frames are a set of eyeglasses with speakers built into the frames. They’re expected to be available in November […]

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Lilbits: Valve “SteamPal” handheld gaming computer could launch this year

Over the past few years we’ve seen a number of handheld gaming computers, with the most recent examples including the AYA Neo, ONEXPLAYER, and GPD Win 3. One thing they have in common? They come from small Chinese companies that are relatively unknown outside of enthusiast circles. Big name PC makers including Dell and Lenovo […]

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Daily Deals (10-05-2020)

Amazon is running a 1-day sale on select Anker audio and charging products. eBay is offering a 15-percent discount on thousand of products. And Lenovo’s Semi-Annual sale continues. Here are some of the day’s best deals. Sales Save 15-percent (up to $100 total) on select purchases – eBay (coupon: PFALL15) Save up to 44-percent on […]

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Lilbits: Toshiba ends notebook business, Snapdragon chip vulnerability, and jailbreaker infighting

Toshiba was one of the first companies to release a portable computer that could reasonably be called a laptop. But that was 35 years ago. The company formally exited the personal computer space a few years ago when Toshiba sold its laptop business to Sharp, which formed a new subsidiary called Dynabook. But Toshiba still […]

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Daily Deals (6-17-2020)

Amazon is running a sale on select Anker charging accessories including USB wall chargers, power banks, wireless chargers, and charging cables. Meanwhile if you’re looking for some reading material, Surviving Tomorrow is a new anthology of science fiction from authors including Neil Gaiman, Seanan McGuire, Robert Silverberg and Cory Doctorow that’s available as a $5 […]

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Lilbits 355: Intel’s next-gen low-power chips coming in 2020, better graphics in tow

We already knew Intel’s follow up to the Gemini Lake line of cheap, low-power Celeron and Pentium processors would probably be code-named Elkhart Lake and that the new chips could pack way more performance, possibly by combining high-performance “Sunny Cove” CPU cores, lower-power “Tremont” cores, and Intel Gen11 graphics. Now, if a leaked product roadmap […]

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Daily Deals (3-05-2019)

Amazon is running a 1-day sale on Anker charging accessories, which means you can pick up a 10,000 mAh battery pack for $20, a pretty decent 30W travel charger for $17, or a car charger that’s also an FM transmitter and Bluetooth receiver for $19. Here are some of the day’s best deals. Batteries & […]

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Daily Deals (10-10-2018)

Google’s new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones support wireless charging, and Google has a $79 Pixel Stand to sell you if you want an official wireless charger. But like practically every other phone on the market that uses wireless charging, Google’s phones are compatible with pretty much any Qi-certified wireless charger. That means […]

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Anker PowerHouse 200 is a massive battery that charges all the things

Anker is probably best known for selling a range of affordable-yet-decent portable batteries, chargers, earbuds, and other smartphone accessories through Amazon. But last year the company introduced something a bit bigger, in the form of a 434 Wh battery called the Anker PowerHouse. It’s a $500 beast that has a 3-prong power plug as well […]

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Eufy Genie is Anker’s $35 answer to the Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon’s Echo Dot is a small, always-listening speaker that supports voice controls (and questions) thanks to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant software. But Alexa is also available to third-party device makers, so while the $50 Echo Dot is Amazon’s cheapest Alexa-capable speaker, it’s not necessarily the cheapest Alexa-capable speaker. Case in point: budget gadget maker Anker is launching […]