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Lilbits: Snapdragon 888 is almost here, a 4K video editor that fits on a 1.44 MB floppy, and Linux phones are real PCs

Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 888 processor earlier this month, promising big boost in CPU and graphics performance and energy efficiency. Last week the company shared some initial benchmarks that help make the case, (but which also show that Qualcomm’s next-gen chip is only somewhat competitive with Apple’s previous-gen processor). But when will you actually be […]

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Haiku R1/beta 2 released (open source BeOS-compatible operating system)

Haiku is an open source operating system that’s been under development for almost two decades as an effort to pick  up where the discontinued BeOS left off. But it’s been slow going. Today the Haiku team released Haiku R1/beta 2. It comes close to two years after the first beta release and more than a […]

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Haiku OS inches toward beta, adds LibreOffice support, driver and EFI updates

Haiku is an open source operating system designed to be compatible with applications developed for BeOS, an old school operating system that was acquired by Palm in 2001 and then largely abandoned. The first alpha version of Haiku was released in 2002, and the last official alpha was released in 2012. But development of the […]