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 […]

Lilbits: New software for very old phones, more native apps for Macs with M1 chips

Google and Qualcomm may have partnered on an initiative that will make it easier for Android phone makers to release software and security updates for up to four years, but it’s still up to individual companies to decide whether to follow through. Meanwhile, independent developers continue to support many phones long after they’ve been abandoned by […]

Linux PC company ZaReason goes out of business due to COVID-19

California-based ZaReason started selling Linux computers in 2007 and for more than a decade the company remained one of a fairly small number of businesses to exclusively sell desktop and notebook computers powered by GNU/Linux software. Now ZaReason is closing up shop for good. A message posted to the company’s website notes that ZaReason “is […]