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Lilbits: Intel Arc 750 GPU preview, Steam Deck replacement fans and batteries now available, and Amazon Prime Air drone delivery expands to Texas

After launching a very limited trial in California last month, Amazon is expanding its delivery-by-drone service to residents of a city in Texas where more than 100 thousand people live. Intel has provided a performance preview of its upcoming Intel Arc A750 desktop GPU, claiming it can outperform NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3060. Meanwhile the chip maker […]

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A walk through the CES Global Technology Marketplace

The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show wraps up on Saturday, and we’ve seen a lot of announcements from well-known companies including Lenovo, Samsung, Dell, HP, and Acer. But while CES is a big event for tech reporters, it’s an even bigger deal for small companies looking to connect with one another (or with bigger companies). A […]

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NVIDIA launches Jetson TX1 system-on-a-module for robots, drones, other low-power autonomous PCs

Last year NVIDIA launched the Jetson TK1 developer kit for folks interested in designing products using the company’s Tegra K1 processor. This year NVIDIA is going a bit further. As you might expect, there’s a new developer kit based on the Tegra X1 processor, and it’s called the Jetson TX1. But once you’ve designed a […]

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Lilbits (12-03-2013): Attack of the (delivery) drones

Amazon surprised a lot of folks when the company unveiled plans to develop a fleet of flying drones that could deliver packages weighing 5 pounds or less to customer’s doors in a matter of minutes. But Amazon is hardly alone in this endeavor. TacoCopter wants to deliver Mexican food by air (but probably won’t be […]

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Amazon working on half-hour delivery-by-drone service: Amazon Prime Air

Amazon offers a range of shipping options, including free 2-day shipping for Amazon Prime subscribers and free 5-8 day shipping for customers that spend $35 or more on select items. Soon there may be another option: Delivery within a half hour… by air… by autonomous drone. Seriously. The company is working on a project it […]