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Lilbits: Google introduces audio switching for wireless headphones, promises to bring app permissions back to the Play Store

Google’s new Data Safety information is now live in the Google Play Store, which means developers have to submit information about how their apps collect, use, and protect information about you. But ahead of launch, some users noticed that Google had also removed a Play Store feature that showed which permissions were used by apps, which […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Flip4 leaked just as global smartphone shipments are falling

Samsung’s next foldables are on their way… and a series of leaks give us a pretty good idea of what they’ll look like. Unsurprisingly, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 will look like a small tablet that folds in half like a book to give you a pocket-sized smartphone, while the Galaxy Z Flip4 will […]

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Lilbits: Asus PN64 mini PC with Intel Alder Lake, Framework’s modular laptop, and Android app privacy

Framework’s 2nd-gen modular laptop is set to begin shipping to customers this month… although customers who already have a 1st-gen model can also save some money by purchasing just a new mainboard with a 12th-gen Intel Core “Alder Lake” processor that will fit into last year’s laptop shell. But that’s just one of the ways […]

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Fire Toolbox now lets you hack Amazon tablets running Fire OS 8 (starting with the 2022 Fire 7)

Fire Toolbox is a free utility that makes it easy to hack Amazon Fire tablets by doing things like installing the Google Play Store, disabling pre-installed apps from Amazon, and loading third-party launchers, keyboards, and other apps, among other things. Developer Datastream33 continually pushes updates that add new functionality, bug fixes, and support for Amazon’s […]

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How to install Google Play on the Amazon Fire 7 tablet with Fire OS 8 (12th-gen, 2022 model)

The 12th-gen Amazon Fire tablet is the first device to ship with Fire OS 8, the latest version of Amazon’s tablet operating system, and it’s now available from Amazon for $60 and up. While Fire OS continues to put an emphasis on Amazon’s apps and services, making Fire tablets most useful for customers who stream […]

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Lilbits: Steam Deck Dock updated ahead of launch, Google kills call recording on Android (again), and more

Valve’s Steam Deck is a gaming PC designed to be held in your hands. But if you want to use it for desktop-style gaming, you can always connect an external display, keyboard, mouse, or other hardware. And the company plans to begin selling an official Steam Deck Dock later this spring that will make it […]

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Lilbits: Apple’s M2 Macs leaked, Khadas VIM4 single-board PC coming soon, and Google’s Pixel Watch too

Apple is said to be preparing to launch the first Macs powered by the company’s new M2 series processors, including next-gen MacBook Pro laptops with 14 and 16 inch displays, a new MacBook Air, and a Mac Mini. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the first Mac Pro based on Apple Silicon is also on the […]

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Finding old Android apps in the Play Store could get harder this year due to a security update

There are millions of Android apps in the Google Play Store, and most of them run just fine on newer phones and tablets, even if they were developed for older versions of Google’s mobile operating system. But if they haven’t been updated in a long time, they could potentially pose security threats or they might […]

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Lilbits: Nothing’s phone (1) coming this summer, NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin dev kit available now

The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin is a single-board commuter designed for AI projects, featuring up to a 12-core ARM Cortex-A78 CPU and up to 2048-core NVIDIA Ampere graphics, 64GB of RAM, and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. NVIDIA says to expect up to 275 TOPS of AI performance. First announced in November, a Jetson AGX […]