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Lilbits: Steam Deck Dock updated ahead of launch, Google kills call recording on Android (again), and more

Valve’s Steam Deck is a gaming PC designed to be held in your hands. But if you want to use it for desktop-style gaming, you can always connect an external display, keyboard, mouse, or other hardware. And the company plans to begin selling an official Steam Deck Dock later this spring that will make it […]

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NexPad and NexMonitor docks turn your phone into a tablet or desktop

A handful of companies have been producing laptop docks for years, giving customers the ability to use their smartphones like notebook computers. Now one of the companies that helped create this space is moving beyond the laptop dock and introducing two new types of docks. The NexMonitor is a new desktop dock from the makers […]

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Lilbits: Fixing Windows 11 for PCs with AMD chips, prepping Windows 10 21H2, and Stadia’s future

When Windows 11 began rolling out earlier this month, some folks with PCs powered by AMD Ryzen processors noticed that their systems were running more slowly. Microsoft and AMD promised to deliver software updates that would fix the issue, and now they’re here. In other recent tech news from around the web, it looks like […]

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Logi Dock PC docking station has a speaker, mics, and meeting controls

There’s no shortage of PC docking stations that allow you to connect your laptop to a display, keyboard, mouse, and other peripherals with a single cable. But the new Logi Dock from Logitech is one of the first I’ve seen that also features a built-in speaker and microphone system as well as meeting control buttons for managing […]

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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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MSI Summit E16 Flip is a thin and light business convertible with NVIDIA graphics

The new MSI Summit E16 Flip is a convertible laptop with a 16 inch QHD+ touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, support for an active pen, and support for up to an Intel Core i7 Tiger Lake processor and optional NVIDIA GeForce RTX series graphics. But MSI says all that horsepower is packed into a compact design: […]

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GPD Win 3 docking station hands-on (and thumbs-on with joystick mouse mode)

The GPD Win 3 is a handheld computer that’s designed first and foremost for gaming. As I covered in my review of a pre-release GPD Win 3 prototype, it’s a full-fledged Windows PC with hardware that’s powerful enough for general purpose computing, but the design makes it awkward to use for anything but gaming… unless […]

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Kensington’s Docking Station turns the Surface Go into a desktop PC (and costs almost as much as the tablet)

With a starting price of $399, the Surface Go is the cheapest computer in Microsoft’s line of devices. But it’s a full-fledged Windows PC that you can use for work and play. An optional Surface Pen lets you use it as a writing slate. And if you pick up an optional Type Cover, you can […]