Pre-order the Microsoft Surface Duo for $1400 and up (or don’t)

The Microsoft Surface Duo is one of the most unusual smartphones of the year. It’s an Android-powered phone made by Microsoft and loaded with Microsoft software, making it the blueprint for Microsoft’s future in the mobile space now that Windows Mobile is dead. It’s also a dual-screen phone that you can fold it in half […]

A collection of photos of the Surface Duo in the wild (courtesy of Microsoft employees)

Rumor has it that the Microsoft Surface Duo is coming this summer. When the phone was first announced last October, Microsoft said the dual-screen Android smartphone would be available in time for the 2020 holiday season. But there’s mounting evidence that Surface Duo is ahead of schedule, unlike some other Microsoft products. The company hasn’t […]

Microsoft Surface Duo passes through the FCC and Bluetooth SIG (dual-screen Android phone)

The Microsoft Surface Duo is a dual-screen Android phone that will be the first smartphone from the company since the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL, which both ran the now-defunct Windows Phone operating system. First unveiled last October, rumor has it that the Surface Duo could go on sale this summer. And now it […]

Are dual-screen Chromebooks on the way?

Chromebooks come in a variety of shapes and sizes. There are small models, big models, convertible models with 360-degree hinges, and tablets that probably shouldn’t have “book” in the name at all (but do anyway). One thing we haven’t seen yet? A dual-screen model. But that could change soon. According to 9to5Google, there’s evidence that […]

LG Velvet smartphone goes international

After launching in South Korea in May, the LG Velvet smartphone is going global starting this month. LG says its latest phone will be available in select European markets in June, before rolling out to North America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America “in the weeks ahead.” The phone combines a new deign language with […]

Lilbits 5-29-2020: Amazon Echo Look stops looking this summer, editing audio in the cloud, and more

Another day, another “smart” gadget that’s about to become dumb. This time it’s Amazon’s Echo Look, an Alexa-enabled device that the company positioned as a “style assistant” when it first launched three years ago. This summer, it’ll stop giving fashion advice as Amazon kills off its Echo Look app and service, leaving customers with a […]

Microsoft Surface Duo specs leaked ahead of launch (dual-screen Android phone)

The Microsoft Surface Duo is a dual-screen Android smartphone that folds up like a book, supports a Surface Pen, and will come pre-loaded with Microsoft apps. It’ll be the first Microsoft-branded smartphone since the company killed off its Windows 10 Mobile operating system, and while the Surface Duo was originally expected to ship in time […]

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus dual-screen laptop now available in the US (LCD + E Ink displays)

The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus is a laptop with two displays. Lift the lid and you’ll find yourself staring at a 13.3 inch LCD screen. But close the lid and you’ll see a 10.8 inch E Ink display. First unveiled in January, the ThinkBook Plus went on sale in China in April. Now it’s available in […]

Report: LG is developing a dual-screen smartphone (with swiveling screen)

LG may be developing a dual-screen smartphone that… doesn’t look like any other dual-screen phone to date. According to reports from Korean new sites ETNews and the Korea Herald, the upcoming phone will feature two screens that sit on top of one another — and a swivel that allows you to rotate the top screen […]