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Microsoft is putting app stores in its app store (starting with Epic Games Store and Amazon Appstore)

The Microsoft Store first debuted with Windows 8, giving Microsoft’s desktop operating system an official app store for the first time. But many of the most popular Windows apps haven’t been available in that store for a variety of reasons. With Windows 11 set to debut on October 5th, Microsoft is launching a brand new […]

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Lilbits: A Tiger Lake Chromebook, a $349 Windows on ARM laptop (maybe), and Epic put a game store in its game store

You can now buy a laptop with an Intel Tiger Lake processor, although at $569 it’s relatively pricey by Chromebook standards and with an Intel Core i3 processor and Intel UHD graphics, it’s not going to be as powerful as other upcoming models which may have Core i5 or better chips with Iris Xe graphics. […]

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The Epic Games Store is now an app store too (starting with Spotify)

The Epic Games Store made a splash when it first launched as a Steam competitor in early 2019, at least partly due to Epic’s decision to give away at least one game for free every week. But now it looks like Epic isn’t stopping with games. Epic CEO Tim Sweeney just announced the first non-game […]

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Daily Deals (10-08-2020)

Amazon is continuing to offer some excellent deals on streaming services ahead of Amazon Prime Day. Sign up for a Prime membership and you can get a 2 month subscription to any of a dozen Prime Video Channels for just $1 each. You can also pay $1 to get a 4-month Amazon Music Unlimited subscription. […]

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Daily Deals (7-23-2020)

The Epic Games Store is giving away two free PC games this week, Next Up Hero and Tacoma. Twitch continues to offer 16 free games for Prime members. And Amazon is running a 1-day sale on LG Xboom Bluetooth speakers. Here are some of the day’s best deals. Downloads & streaming Name your price for a bundle […]

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Lilbits: All your games in one place (OK, just some of them)

Steam has dominated the PC gaming space for much of the past two decades by giving gamers a single place to buy games, track stats and achievements, stream games over a home network, and more. But in recent years the company has seen increased competition… and now two of those competitors have announced that their […]

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Daily Deals (7-09-2020)

The Epic Games Store is giving away three free games this week. Twitch is giving away 16 (somewhat less impressive) titles to Amazon Prime/Twitch Prime members. And SiriusXM is offering up a 3-month subscription to its streaming music service for a buck and throwing in an Amazon Echo Dot to sweeten the deal. That’s kind […]

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Daily Deals (6-25-20202)

The Asus ROG Phone 3 gaming smartphone may be on the way, but the first-gen model is still a beast of a phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, a 90 Hz AMOLED display, and a 4,000 mAh battery. And today you can pick up an Asus ROG Phone […]