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Lilbits: Google scraps its next Pixelbook, Apple releases iOS 16, Meta Quest Pro found in a hotel room

Most of the Chromebooks released over the past decade have been made by companies not named Google. But from time to time Google has decided to put out a laptop or tablet meant to showcase its vision for best-in-class hardware designed to match the company’s browser-centric operating system. It’s been a while since Google put […]

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Lilbits: iPhone 14 Pro benchmarks, Google Fi expands global 5G coverage, Amazon’s next tablet may not be for you

Apple introduced the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro smartphone lineup this week, and while the Pro models have better cameras, they’re also the first to ship with the new Apple A16 Bionic chip manufactured using a 4nm process. So how much better is it than the A15 Bionic chip used in the non-Pro model […]

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Apple’s iPhone 14 series starts at $799 with new features & design plus wider gap between Pro and normal models

Apple is bringing brighter displays, better cameras, improved motion sensors, and support for car crash detection and emergency satellite communication to all of its iPhone 14 series smartphones. But the gap between the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro is wider than ever. Not only do this year’s Pro models feature better cameras and displays, […]

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Live updates from Apple’s “Far Out” event (iPhone 14, Apple Watch Series 8, and new AirPods Pro)

Apple’s fall 2022 product launch event is here. The company is expected to unveil the iPhone 14 series of smartphones, Apple Watch 8 series, and other products. Here are live updates from Apple’s Far Out event, with the most recent news at the top of the page. Update: The event has ended, and Apple has […]

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Lilbits: MacBook Self Service repairs could get pricy, Apple will unveil the iPhone 14 on September 7th, and Google launches new Fitbit wearables

Earlier this year Apple introduced a Self Service Repair program that lets customers purchase genuine Apple parts, use official repair guides, and even rent the same equipment Apple uses to perform repairs. At launch, the company offered everything you needed to repair recent iPhones. Now Apple has expanded to cover MacBook laptops as well. But […]

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Lilbits: iPhone 14 announcement imminent, UE Wonderboom 3 has a micro USB port, don’t count out Netflix games just yet, and Linux phone news

Rumor has it that Apple could introduce the iPhone 14 family on September 7th and make the phones available in stores the following week. Meanwhile in Linux phone land, there have been some exciting developments recently… but also some friction between one of the companies that helped spur development of Linux for phones in recent […]

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Lilbits: OnePlus foldable (rumored), Moto Edge 30 Fusion (leaked), and a mini PC board with up to a Xeon processor

Industrial computer maker AAEON has introduced a compact PC board with four video ports (2 x DisplayPort 1.2a, 1 x HDMI 2.0b, and 1 x VGA, two Ethernet ports (1 x 2.5 Gbps and 1 x Gigabit Ethernet, and plenty of other ports. But what really makes it unusual is that the AAEON EPIC-TGH7 is […]

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Lilbits: iPadOS 16 could be delayed to make sure Stage Manager multitasking actually works

While budget tablets like Amazon’s Fire line of devices are probably best used for media consumption, companies have been positioning higher-priced tablets as productivity machines for years. Microsoft’s Surface tablets were originally pitched as tablets that can replace your PC. And Apple keeps adding features to its iPad and iPad Pro lineup that blur the […]

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Lilbits: Turning a Casio F91W into a smartwatch, Microsoft brings Taskbar overflow back to Windows 11, and more

The Casio F-91W digital watch was first released in 1989, and it’s never gone away. You can still buy one for less than $20 and get a water resistant watch with up to 3 years of battery life. Want a little more out of this classic watch design? Just scoop out the insides and replace […]