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Lilbits: Meta Quest VR headset gets a $100 price hike in August, Pixel 7 camera details leaked, and Dell Mobile Connect… disconnects

Facebook is making a big bet on the “Metaverse” by changing the name of its parent company to Meta and going on a hiring spree, for better or worse. But the company doesn’t expect those moves to pay off for years. In the meantime, the company does continue to offer the most popular VR headset around, […]

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Lilbits: Anbernic Win600 (handheld gaming PC), PineNote (Linux-friendly E Ink tablet), Firefox 102 and Chrome OS 103

The Anbernic Win600 handheld gaming PC is expected to go on sale July 5th. While Anbernic has been offering ARM-based handheld consoles with Android or Linux-based software for years, this will be the company’s first model with an x86 chip. It ships with Windows 10 software and supports alternate operating systems – Anbernic has already […]

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Firefox now offers Total Cookie Protection by default, blocking cross-site trackers

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser that’s had an increasing focus on privacy over the past few years. In 2021 Mozilla added a feature called Total Cookie Protection designed to prevent cookies deposited by one website from continuing to track your behavior as you visit other sites. At the time, the feature was […]

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Firefox 100 arrives with caption & subtitle support for picture-in-picture videos, new mobile features

Eighteen years after Firefox 1.0 hit the streets, the folks at Mozilla have released version 100 of the open source, cross-platform web browser. The latest release marks a numerical milestone, but it doesn’t bring a particularly large amount of changes or new features. There are a few goodies though. First up, the Firefox picture-in-picture video […]

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Lilbits: Fortnite for Linux isn’t happening, Vivo NEX 5 specs leaked, MAME turns 25

When Valve’s Steam Deck begins shipping to customers later this month, the handheld gaming PC will be running a Linux-based operating system called Steam OS. And that could give gaming on Linux a bit of a boost. While Valve’s game client has been able to run on Linux for years, as of last month just […]

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Lilbits: Unlocking the Galaxy Z Fold 3 doesn’t kill the cameras anymore (plus Firefox, Intel, and Plasma Mobile news)

Shortly after the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 launched this summer, hackers figured out how to unlock the foldable phone’s bootloader and root the device. But there was a catch: if you unlocked the bootloader, the phone’s cameras would stop working. So users had to choose between unlocked and rooted or… you know, fully functional […]

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Firefox is now available from the Microsoft Store (first major browser to arrive)

The new Microsoft Store that debuted with Windows 11 has a new look and support for more apps – Microsoft now lets developers submit Win32 apps as well as Universal Windows Platform apps and Progressive Web apps. Microsoft has also eased up on some restrictions. Developers can now submit third-party app stores like the Epic […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra could kill the Galaxy Note

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S22 Ultra might be the phone that fully replaces the Galaxy Note series in Samsung’s smartphone lineup. Not only does it support S-Pen input, but you can also store the pen inside the phone when you’re not using it, according to leaked real-world pictures. That was pretty much the last thing setting […]

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Firefox for Android and iOS gets a new home page while Firefox 94 for desktops picks up performance, behavior tweaks

Mozilla is brining a new home page experience to the mobile version of its Firefox web browser. Now when you launch the browser or view a new tab you’ll be greeted by more personalized info. At the top of the screen you’ll find the usual list of “top sites” pinned to the top of the […]