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Lilbits: Android 12, Pixel 5a 5G, Microsoft Cloud PC, and the controversial Eve V

Google confirmed this month that it has a Pixel 5a coming later this year, although it may only be available in select markets. But the company hasn’t provided any real details about the phone. Now that the company has released Android 12 Developer Preview 3 though, some folks have been busy digging through the software […]

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2nd-gen Eve V is bigger, faster, and up for pre-order

After launching a crowd-developed Windows tablet in 2017 that was designed with input from potential customers, Eve is back with a new model featuring updated hardware and features. The new Eve V (2021) tablet has a 13.4 inch display with edge-to-edge glass, an Intel Tiger Lake processor, Thunderbolt 4 ports, and Windows Hello biometric login support […]

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2nd-gen Eve V is a 13.4 inch tablet with an Intel Tiger Lake processor

When the original Eve V tablet shipped in 2017, the tablet showed that a PC designed by committee… wasn’t actually such a bad thing. By soliciting input from potential customers when choosing the tablet’s features and design, the folks at Eve Tech put out a pretty decent Windows 10 device aimed at enthusiasts. Unfortunately the […]

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Lilbits 394: Tiny gaming laptops, crowd-developed tablets, and a cartridge-based handheld game console

More details are emerging about the two most powerful mini gaming laptops to date. A spec sheet suggests that One Netbook’s 7 inch One GX gaming laptop will feature a 1920 x 1200 pixel display and LPDDR4X-4266 memory. But there’s no word on the release date yet. Meanwhile, the crowdfunding campaign for the GPD Win […]

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Next-gen Eve V tablet design concepts unveiled (crowd-developed tablet)

The folks behind the Eve V tablet that started shipping in 2017 (and then ran into some speed bumps) are gearing up to launch their second tablet. But the design and features for the Eve V gen 2 haven’t been finalized yet — because unlike most PC makers, Eve solicits community input through its forums […]

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Eve unveils next-gen 2-in-1 tablet design concepts, solicits community feedback

As promised, the makers of the Eve V tablet are developing a follow-up… and as with all of the company’s products to date, the folks at Eve are soliciting community feedback to help finalize the design details. Does a 2-in-1 tablet need to have a Thunderbolt port and support for an external GPU? Do you need […]

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Maker of the Eve V tablet begins crowdplanning process for version 2.0

A few years after launching its first tablet designed with input from a community of potential customers, the folks at Eve are ready for round two. Like the original Eve V tablet, the new model will be a 2-in-1 device with a kickstand and detachable keyboard that lets you use the computer as a standalone […]

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Eve Tech is crowd-developing a mini PC, monitor, headphones, and docking station

Plenty of companies turn to crowdfunding in order to raise the cash needed to manufacturer and ship their products. Eve Tech made a splash a few years ago by doing something a little different — the company “crowd developed” a Windows tablet by incorporating feedback from potential customers along the way… and then launching a crowdfunding […]

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Eve V tablet hits shipping delays, may get screen upgrade as a result

The Eve V tablet is basically what you’d get if Microsoft had polled run a series of surveys asking users what they want before shipping a Surface tablet. Because that’s pretty much exactly what Eve Tech did when designing this crowdfunded tablet, which had been set to ship earlier this year. Obviously the company didn’t […]

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Eve V crowd-developed tablet to ship in May

Eve Tech launched a crowdfunding campaign in late 2016 for a 12.3 inch 2-in-1 tablet with a Microsoft Surface Pro-like display and a starting price of $699. At the time the company promised the Eve V tablet would begin shipping in February. That didn’t happen, but now Eve says components are on-hand, mass production is about to begin, and […]

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Crowd-developed Eve V tablet launches crowdfunding campaign for $699 and up

The Eve V is a Windows tablet with a high-resolution display, an Intel Kaby Lake processor, and a keyboard cover. Eve-Tech is positioning the tablet as a competitors to Microsoft’s Surface Pro line of devices… with an emphasis on features that have been requested by potential customers. The company made many of the design decisions […]