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Khadas Mind is a Raptor Lake mini PC that can become a laptop, desktop, or gaming PC (crowdfunding)

The Khadas Mind is a pocket-sized computer with an Intel Raptor Lake-P processor, LPDDR5-5200 memory, and support for up to 4TB of storage via two M.2 2230 slots (one with PCIe 4.0 speeds, and another with PCIe 3.0). But what makes the tiny computer unusual is that it’s designed to work with docking accessories that […]

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Compact Asus ROG HDMI charger dock lets you plug the ROG Ally (or other devices) into a TV while charging

The Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC is now available for pre-order for $700 and expected to begin shipping in June. With support for up to an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor, it’s one of the most powerful handhelds in its price class. But that chip is also rather power-hungry, which can lead to limited […]

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Lilbits: Sony PS VR2 coming in Feb for $550, when Ryzen 9 isn’t faster than Ryzen 7, and goodbye Google Hangouts (again)

It’s been six years since Sony released the PlayStation VR accessory, bringing support for virtual reality games to PlayStation game consoles. At the time its $399 price tag was very competitive, and its specs weren’t too bad by 2016 standards. Now Sony is getting ready to launch a 2nd-gen model featuring a higher-quality display and […]

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This $5 dock turns the $17 Sipeed Lichee RV into a fully functional RISC-V computer

The Sipeed Lichee RV is an inexpensive computer-on-a-module featuring an Allwinner D1 RISC-V processor, 512MB of RAM, and a microSD card reader for storage. First announced in November, it’s a module that you could theoretically use as a standalone computer thanks to an onboard USB-OTG port, it’s missing a few features like a display output. […]

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DockCase Smart Hub is an 8-in-1 USB-C dock with a display that shows you what it’s doing (crowdfunding)

A good USB-C dock will let you connect displays, keyboards, mice, game controllers, and all sort of other gear to a computer with a single cable. But the new DockCase Smart Hub does more than that. Thanks to a 1.54 inch display and a custom operating system, the Smart Hub can display data to let […]

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Lilbits: Android 12 Beta 5, MediaTek Kompanio 900T and an (expensive) Google Meet dock for smartphones

Android 12 is coming within weeks, and ahead of launch Google has released a fifth and final beta, which is also effectively a release candidate, meaning that unless some major bugs need fixing, it’s basically what will roll out to Google Pixel phones and other supported devices soon. In other recent tech news from around […]

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Targus USB-C Phone Dock turns your phone into a desktop (Samsung DeX compatible)

Targus has introduced a new smartphone dock that not only lets you charge your phone, but which also lets you basically use your phone as a full-fledged desktop computer. The new Targus Universal USB-C Phone Dock has HDMI, Ethernet, audio, and USB ports, a built-in microSD card reader, and the dock is compatible wish Samsung […]

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Beelink Expand X is a dock that lets you use mobile devices as desktop PCs

Chinese PC maker Beelink has released a number of interesting little computers over the past few years. Now the company is introducing something different: a dock that lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a desktop computer. The Beelink Expand X is basically a portable USB-C dock with HDMI, USB-A, and USB-C ports that allow you […]

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NexDock Touch is a touchscreen laptop dock for smartphones (or Raspberry Pis and other mini PCs)

The folks at NexDock have been making laptop docks for smartphones for a few years. Here’s the basic idea: give your phone a bigger screen, a full-sized keyboard, and a touchpad by plugging your mobile device into a gadget that looks like a laptop computer. Now NexDock has introduced a new model called the NexDock […]

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Lilbits 320: Apple’s new MacBook Pro is fast… except when it’s not

Apple launched its most powerful MacBook Pro laptops to date last week, including 15 inch models with support for up an Intel Core i9 processor and AMD Radeon Pro discrete graphics. Unsurprisingly, a top-of-the-line model scores really, really well in benchmarks, and Laptop Magazine reports it has one of the fastest SSDs shipping in any […]