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Lilbits: Unlocking the Galaxy Z Fold 3 doesn’t kill the cameras anymore (plus Firefox, Intel, and Plasma Mobile news)

Shortly after the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 launched this summer, hackers figured out how to unlock the foldable phone’s bootloader and root the device. But there was a catch: if you unlocked the bootloader, the phone’s cameras would stop working. So users had to choose between unlocked and rooted or… you know, fully functional […]

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Intel quietly launches two new Comet Lake-H processors

When Intel launched its Comet Lake H family of 45-watt chips for laptops and compact desktop computers in April, there were six processors in the lineup. Now there are nine. A little while back, Intel added the Core i9-10885H, and this week Intel quietly added two new Comet Lake-H processors to its website, and according […]

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System76 Oryx Pro Linux laptop update brings an 8-core Intel Comet Lake-H processor

The System76 Oryx Pro is a Linux laptop available with a choice of 15.6 inch or 17.3 inch full HD displays with 144 Hz refresh rates, Pop!_OS or Ubuntu operating systems, and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX Super graphics. Now it’s also available with a 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-H processor. System76 is now selling updated Oryx […]

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HP’s new Envy 15 laptop support sup to Core i9-10980HK and GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q

HP is refreshing its Envy 15 laptop by equipping this year’s model with 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-H processors, NVIDIA RTX graphics, and support for up to an optional 4K OLED display. The 2020 HP Envy 15 laptop should be available in June for $1350 and up. That starting price will get you a model with a Core […]

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Gigabyte new gaming laptops sport 10th-gen Intel chips, NVIDIA RTX graphics

Like pretty much every company that makes gaming laptops, Gigabyte is refreshing is lineup with several new models sporting the latest Intel and NVIDIA solutions. But I’m going to single out a few new models because they pack a lot of features into a relatively compact chassis. The new Gigabyte Aorus 15G, for example, is a […]

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The new Razer Blade 15 comes with up to a 300 Hz display, RTX 2080 Super, and Core i7-10875H

Razer’s most powerful 15-inch gaming laptop to date is coming in May for $1600 and up. The new Razer Blade 15 features a physical design that’s nearly identical to last year’s model (except for a small but significant keyboard layout change). But this year’s model features the latest CPU and GPU upgrades from Intel and NVIDIA, […]

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MSI unveils gaming laptops with up to Core i9-10980HK, RTX 2080 Super, and 300 Hz display

MSI’s Stealth line of gaming laptops have a history of striking a balance between performance and portability… but the latest model doesn’t seem to skimp much on the performance side of things. The new MSI GS66 Stealth supports up to a 10th-gen Intel Core i9-10980HK octa-core processor, up to NVIDIA RTX 2080 Super Max-Q graphics, and […]

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Intel launches 10th-gen H-series chips for high-performance notebooks (up to 5 GHz and 8-cores)

After launching two sets of 10th-gen chips aimed at thin and light laptops in 2019, Intel is expanding its 10th-gen family with a new set of 45 watt Comet Lake H-series processors aimed at high-performance notebooks and compact desktops. Like the Comet Lake-U series, these chips are still 14nm processors. But Intel has ramped up […]

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45 watt Intel Comet Lake-H chips with top speeds surpassing 5 GHz

A few PC makers have already introduced laptops that will be available with “up to a 10th-gen Intel Core i9” processor… which is interesting, because until yesterday evening, Intel hadn’t actually confirmed that it had a processor meeting that definition. But now Intel is providing a few details. We still don’t know the launch date, […]