Lilbits: AYA Neo, Google Chrome, Samsung smartphone cameras, and Alphabet’s “Wolverine” super-powered hearing moonshot

Google’s parent company Alphabet is working on a line of audio-enhancing products that could turn out to be next-gen hearing aids, or possibly something much more. Meanwhile Google has announced plans to speed up the release schedule for its Chrome web browser by 50-percent, with new stable builds now rolling out every four weeks. Samsung […]

Lilbits: Privacy wars, app stores, and advances in color E Ink

Much of the web, including this website, is primarily funded via advertising. And in recent years advertisers have chosen largely to focus on targeted advertising, which tracks user behavior as folks move from website to website to choose ads that are most likely to appeal to specific individuals. Plenty of folks don’t like being tracked to […]

Lilbits: AYA Neo delayed (again), Samsung tablet leaked (again), and PlayStation movie & TV purchases and rentals are ending

The AYA Neo is a handheld gaming PC with a 7 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel touchscreen display surrounded by game controllers, an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U processor with Radeon Vega 6 graphics, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD. After shipping the first small batch of devices to customers in China, AYA […]

AYA Neo Ryzen 4500U handheld gaming PC crowdfunding begins after Chinese New Year

The AYA Neo handheld gaming PC has been under development since last spring, and recently the makers of the little computer shipped the first 500 Founder Edition devices to customers in China. With factories in that country shutting down for Chinese New Year though, the folks at AYA say the next 900 pre-orders won’t go […]

AYA Neo handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 4500U ships in April, crowdfunding begins in Feb for $699 and up

The AYA Neo is a handheld gaming computer with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Renoir processor, AMD Radeon Vega 6 graphics, and a 7 inch touchscreen display sandwiched between two game controllers. First announced last May, the Neo has been in development for much of the past year and it went up for pre-order in […]

Lilbits: Facebook faces antitrust suits, Google plans big changes for Chrome, and Adobe Flash is finally (almost) dead

Facebook wasn’t the first social network – remember MySpace and Friendster? And it’s not exactly the last one standing. Twitter’s still a thing. But Facebook is the biggest, most influential social network in the US, at least… and according to new lawsuits filed by the FTC and 48 attorneys general, Facebook abused its market dominance […]

AYA Neo handheld gaming PC pre-orders begin in China, international crowdfunding campaign could be next

The AYA Neo handheld gaming computer is now available for pre-order in China for about $600, and the developers of the little gaming PC say it may eventually be available in other parts of the world through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. International customers may end up paying more though – the company behind the Aya […]

Aya Neo handheld gaming PC pre-orders begin in Nov (after slight delay)

The Aya Neo is a handheld computer that looks more like a game console than a PC. But with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U processor, Radeon Vega 6 graphics, 16GB of DDR4-4266 memory, and a 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD under the hood, it’s a full-fledged computer designed to be held in your hands. First announced earlier […]

AYA Neo handheld gaming PC “Founder Edition” coming in October (Updated)

It’s only been a few months since the developers of the Aya Neo handheld gaming PC starting showing off prototypes of their little computer with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U processor. Now the lead developer of the project says a first batch of Aya Neo “Founder Edition” devices will launch in October. It’s unclear how […]