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Lilbits: Pixel 6 revealed (in even more details), ScummVM turns 20, and Walmart’s 4K media streamer drops to $20

Google is officially launching the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on October 19th. But thanks to a series of recent leaks, there’s not much mystery surrounding the phones. While official pricing details may have to wait, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect unofficially. And now thanks to a few more […]

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Lilbits: Amazon’s Echo plans leaked, SiFive HiFive RISC-V dev board benchmarked, and more

Amazon is holding an event on September 28, 2021 when the company is expected to announce new hardware including updates to its Echo line of smart speakers and displays. According to a new report from Bloomberg, some of those devices could be a 15 inch smart display designed to be mounted to a wall and/or […]

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Lilbits: Windows Terminal, Chrome, Firefox, Signal on Linux phones, Netflix will be the Netflix for games after all

Microsoft has released a new preview version of the Windows Terminal app that builds on the “quake mode” feature introduced earlier this year, allowing you to open a terminal from any screen using a hotkey. Now when you dismiss that window, it minimizes to the system tray by default. Other changes include an updated Settings […]

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Lilbits: Next-gen iPad mini leaked, next-gen Samsung everything leaked too

Apple’s next iPad mini could have a bigger screen, slimmer bezels, and a much faster processor. Samsung’s next-gen foldable smartphones could debut in August, along with new smartwatches (running Wear OS rather than Tizen), and wireless earbuds. Leak season is upon us. Oh, who am I kidding, every season is leak season. But the sources […]

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Lilbits: Linux phones and laptops, gaming on the Surface Duo, and is Netflix the Netflix for games?

Every time a company launches a game subscription service that lets you play a library of games for a monthly fee, it invariably gets referred to as a Netflix-for-games model. Now it looks like the real Netflix for games could be… Netflix. The company is reportedly looking to hire an executive to head up a […]

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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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Lilbits 7-10-2020: More OneGx1 mini laptop performance notes

It’s been nearly two weeks since I published a preview of the upcoming One Netbook OneGx1 mini laptop with the design of a gaming PC and optional support for 4G and/or 5G networks. But I’ve continued running tests since that article was published, and so now I’ve upgraded the article from “preview” to “review” status. […]

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Command & Conquer source code released, C&C Remastered now available for $20

As promised, EA has released the source code for the first two games in the Command & Conquer series of real-time strategy games. The source code for the original C&C Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert games is now available at Github under a GPL version 3.0 license. The move came ahead of today’s release of Command […]

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PICOHOT is a free, 8-bit version of the popular PC game SUPERHOT

SUPERHOT is a popular first-person shooter from 2013 with an unusual game dynamic — time in the game only moves when you physically move your character. That gives you time to plan your next move… but not a lot of time, because as soon as you’re in motion, those bullets are going to keep flying. […]

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60+ freebies for while you’re stuck at home

Disclosure: Some links on this page are monetized by the Skimlinks and Amazon affiliate programs. An unprecedented number of people around the globe are being told to stay at home as a public health measure in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19. But just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you […]

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Google’s GameSnacks are web games optimizes for slow internet connections

While smartphones have become a global phenomenon in recent years, speedy internet access isn’t quite as universal — many folks are still relying on relatively slow 2G or 3G wireless networks. So while many mobile app and web developers are taking advantage of the possibilities of high-speed wireless internet access, one of Google’s latest projects […]

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Super Retro Champ handheld game system plays SNES and Sega Genesis carts

Last year the folks at My Arcade introduced a handheld game console at CES called Retro Champ that let you play classic 8-bit NES games… by plugging in NES carts. This year, the company is following up with the Super Retro Champ. As the name indicates, the new model lets you play 16-bit Super Nintendo carts… […]