Lilbits: Surface Laptop “Go,” Volla Phone, and Gateway’s cheap laptop that doesn’t stink

Rumor has it that Microsoft has at least two more Surface devices set to launch this year — a new entry-level 12.5 inch Surface Laptop with a lower starting price than any current model, and a 2nd-gen Surface Pro X tablet powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor. Now we can add another […]

Gateway is back (sort of) with a line of Walmart-exclusive laptops and tablets

Gateway computers were a common site at PC stores in the 1990s and early 2000s before eventually disappearing into computer history after Acer acquired the company and eventually retired the brand. Now Gateway is back. Sort of. Acer has introduced a new line of Gateway-branded laptops and tablets that are exclusively available from Walmart. Update […]

D-Link’s new router is designed to bring 5G into the home

Wireless carriers are busy building out 5G networks and chip makers, phone manufacturers, and other tech companies are busy adding 5G support to their hardware. But while 5G promises faster speeds, more bandwidth, and the ability to get more devices online at once than ever before… I’ve often found myself wondering what benefit consumers will […]

Gateway/Packard Bell launch 10 inch mini-laptop: Return of the netbook?

Are netbooks making a comeback? A few years ago it was hard to visit a coffee shop without spotting someone using an inexpensive 10 inch portable notebook, and virtually every major PC maker had a netbook to offer. But as tablets grew more popular, ultrabooks brought thin and light design to higher-powered notebooks, and Intel’s […]

HSN jumps the gun, starts selling Windows 8 PCs early

Microsoft will release Windows 8 and Windows RT on October 26th, and that’s when you’ll be able to find dozens of laptop, tablet, and desktop computers with Microsoft’s latest operating systems pre-installed. Or you could order one today from HSN.com. HSN is offering 3 laptop and 2 all-in-one desktop computers with Windows 8. All 5 […]