Lilbits: Next-gen iPad mini leaked, next-gen Samsung everything leaked too

Apple’s next iPad mini could have a bigger screen, slimmer bezels, and a much faster processor. Samsung’s next-gen foldable smartphones could debut in August, along with new smartwatches (running Wear OS rather than Tizen), and wireless earbuds. Leak season is upon us. Oh, who am I kidding, every season is leak season. But the sources […]

Lilbits: Samsung’s One UI comes to Wear OS watches, Xbox Cloud Gaming comes to Windows 10 and iOS (via the web)

Last month Samsung and Google announced plans to merge their smartwatch platforms into a single, unified platform bringing the best of Google’s Wear OS and Samsung’s Tizen. Now Samsung is giving us an idea of what next-gen Galaxy smartwatches running the new software will look like. Among other things, Samsung is promising updates to the […]

Lilbits: Windows 11 leaked, Nintendo Game & Watch Zelda Edition coming this fall

Microsoft is hosting an event on June 24 to discuss the future of Windows. And evidence was mounting that in addition to giving the operating system a new look, Microsoft was getting ready for a new name: Windows 11. Now a leaked build of the operating system is making the rounds, and websites including xda-developers, […]

Acer’s new Chromebooks available with up to a 17.3 inch display

Acer’s four newest Chromebooks include a new budget model with a MediaTek processor and a $270 starting price as well as higher-priced/higher-performance models powered by Intel Tiger Lake processors. But the most unusual thing about Acer’s new Chromebooks? One has 17.3 inch display, making them the largest-screen Chromebooks from any company to date. It’s certainly […]

Google is bringing Linux app support for Chromebooks out of beta

Most Chromebooks released in the past few years include an optional feature that allows you to run desktop Linux applications in Chrome OS. It’s a feature that’s been in beta since it was first introduced three years ago. Now Google says Linux support on Chromebooks is ready to emerge from beta. It’ll shed the beta […]

Lilbits: Android 12, Pixel 5a 5G, Microsoft Cloud PC, and the controversial Eve V

Google confirmed this month that it has a Pixel 5a coming later this year, although it may only be available in select markets. But the company hasn’t provided any real details about the phone. Now that the company has released Android 12 Developer Preview 3 though, some folks have been busy digging through the software […]

Lilbits: Intel’s Adaptive Boost for Rocket Lake chips, Android 11 for Chromebooks, PinePhone Beta Edition

This week Intel introduced its new 11th-gen desktop processors, code-named Rocket Lake-S. Set to hit the streets at the end of the month, the new processors are manufactured using a 14nm process rather than the 10nm process the company uses for most of its recent laptop chips. But Intel is still promising a modest boost […]

Lilbits: Microsoft Edge gets more interesting, Chromebooks outsell Macs, and a 31.2 inch color E Ink display

Now that Microsoft’s Edge web browser is based on Google’s open source Chromium project, it behaves a lot like Google’s Chrome browser… and for the most part that’s left me wondering why you’d use Edge instead of Chrome. Microsoft has been adding features that help set its browser apart, but up until now I haven’t […]