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Lilbits: The iPhone 15’s USB-C port isn’t crippled, OnePlus Pad Go and Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max v2 coming soon

The iPhone 15 is Apple’s first smartphone to feature a USB-C port, which means you can use the same cable to charge the company’s new smartphones as you already use to power its most recent iPad tablets and MacBook laptops. But not all USB-C ports are created equal. Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro has a USB […]

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Apple discontinues iPhone 13 mini in the latest blow to small-screen phones

When Apple introduced the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro this week, the company noted that they’d have the same $799 and $999 starting prices as last year’s flagships. And, as is often the case, the company also announced it would keep some older models around at lower prices, which means you can now pick […]

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Lilbits: Asus NUC products are official, iPhone 15 will feature USB-C, and closer look at two new handheld gaming PCs

A year after first going up for pre-order, the AYN Loki began shipping to customers last week. Was it worth the wait? According to a 30-minute video review from Retro Games Corps, the answer seems to be… definitely maybe? While the Loki isn’t the most powerful handheld gaming PC around, at $250 it’s one of […]

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Lilbits: Arm IPO, Atari 2600+ and the “first conformant” GPU driver for Apple M1 and M2 chips

The folks behind Asahi Linux have been had to reverse engineer Apple’s CPU and GPU architecture in order to get Linux up and running on the latest Macs with Apple Silicon processors. But one of the developers responsible for much of the work that’s gone into creating open source graphics drivers for Apple M1 and […]

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Fedora Asahi Remix aims to bring a polished Linux experience to Macs with Apple Silicon

It used to be pretty easy to install a non-Apple operating system on Apple’s laptops and desktops. When the company was still selling Macs with Intel processors it even offered Boot Camp software that made it easy to dual-boot macOS and Windows (or other operating systems) on the same device. Since moving to Apple Silicon […]

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Lilbits: AR Glasses, Ubuntu Touch, Sony WF-1000XM5 earbuds, and Android 4.4 KitKat is about to get less useful

It’s been nearly a decade since Google released Android 4.4 KitKat, which brought memory improvements, initial support for identifying the source of phone calls from unknown numbers, the introduction of the “OK Google” voice keyword, an immersive mode for apps and games, and other features… some of which have survived through the years in one […]

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Apple’s Game Porting Toolkit lets Windows games run on macOS (but it’s not meant for end users… yet)

One of the reasons Valve’s Steam Deck has become such a great platform for gaming is that, despite running a Linux-based operating system, it can run thousands of Windows games without any modifications thanks to Valve’s Proton compatibility layer (which is based on Wine). Now Apple is bringing a similar feature to macOS… but it’s […]

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Lilbits: Telly’s free TV runs Android, MacOS Sonoma and iOS 17 announced, Pixel 8 processor details leaked

Apple kicked off its 2023 World Wide Developer Conference with a few major announcements: its long-awaited Vision Pro augmented reality glasses are coming next year for $3,499. The new MacBook Air 15 is a slim, lightweight laptop with a bigger screen. And there’s finally a Mac Pro with Apple Silicon: it’s a $6,999+ workstation with […]