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Lilbits: Computex and Cortana canceled (kinda), postmarketOS updated, and streaming Xbox games to smartphones

The global COVID-19 vaccination rollout is underway, but so is the spread of new, more contagious variants of disease. So it’s unclear when things will get back to “normal,” whatever that means. But one thing seems pretty clear at this point: June is probably too soon to hold an international trade show that typically brings […]

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Computex 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The world’s largest computer show won’t take place at all this year. In March, the organizers of the annual Computex trade show announced that this year’s event would be postponed from June until September in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now TAITRA has announced that the show won’t go on at all in 2020. Computex […]

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Computex 2020 postponed from June until September (coronavirus)

TAITRA, the organization that puts on the annual Computex computer show in Taiwan, has postponed that this year’s event will be rescheduled. Originally slated for June 2 – 6, the new plan is to hold Computex 2020 from September 28 – 30. According to TAITRA, the decision was made in response to the impact of […]

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Intel Apollo Lake chips to offer 30 percent performance boost over Braswell

Intel’s Apollo Lake processors are set to hit the streets in the second half of 2016. They’re low-power, low-cost chips aimed at laptops, 2-in-1 tablets, and some desktop computers, and they’re the follow-up to the Intel “Braswell” processors we’ve been seeing over the past year in devices like Chromebooks, cheap Windows laptops, and mini-desktops. So what’s […]

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Asus Eee PC 1008HA Shell, other ultrathin laptops coming in June

Asus may have unveiled the Eee PC 1008A Shell netbook at CeBIT in March, but according to DigiTimes, the mini-laptop will be making the rounds again at Computex in Taiwan in June. In other words, it doesn’t sound like this netbook will be widely available before June, despite the fact that we’ve already spotted it […]

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Noahpad adds multi-touch, still looks crazy

E-Lead’s Noahpad has what can only be described as the strangest design of all the low cost ultraportable computers I’ve seen over the last few months. It’s about the same size and shape as an Asus Eee PC, but the Noahpad has a virtual keyboard that doubles as a trackpad. Press a button and you […]

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Classmate PC gets the Atom treatment

If you thought it was just consumer-oriented computers like the Eee PC, MSI Wind and ECS G10IL that were getting the new Intel Atom processor, think again. CNET Asia found a Classmate PC hanging out that the Intel Atom booth at Computex. The Classmate PC is built using an Intel reference design, and is basically […]