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Lilbits: Pixel 6 launches October 19, Cyrcle Phone 2.0 hits Kickstarter, Firefox 93 is here

Google has been talking about its upcoming Pixel 6 phones for months, but the company hadn’t announced a launch date or pricing information… until now. Google has scheduled a Pixel Fall Launch Event for October 19th, when we’ll likely learn more about the first phones to ship with Google Tensor processors, the biggest camera upgrade […]

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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 […]

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Brave Browser for Android now plays YouTube videos in the background

Brave is a mobile web browser for Android with a built-in ad blocker. And up until recently, that’s been the browser’s primary claim to fame, other than the fact that it comes from Mozilla cofounder Brendan Eich. But now Brave has picked up a new feature which could make it a more attractive alternative to […]

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Mozilla cofounder launches new web browser that replaces ads… with ads

Millions of websites are funded by ads… but there’s also a backlash from users about the way online advertising works. Many ads are served using technology that tracks user data, and many websites load more quickly when users install ad-blocking software. So on the one hand, you get more privacy and a faster web when you […]