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Google’s Speaker Dock will turn the Pixel Tablet into a Nest Hub smart display (coming in 2023)

Google’s Pixel Tablet isn’t coming until next year, but the company revealed some more details about its upcoming tablet during today’s launch event for the Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, and Pixel Watch. We now know that the Pixel Tablet will have the same Google Tensor G2 processor and Titan M2 security chips as the […]

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Google launches Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro with Tensor G2 chips and upgraded selfie cameras for $599 and up

Google’s latest flagship phones look like modest upgrades on paper. The $599 Google Pixel 7 and $899 Pixel 7 Pro look very similar to the Pixel 6 series and many of the specs are similar. As expected, the new Google Tensor G2 processor, for example, brings only a modest boost in CPU performance. But Google […]

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Lilbits: Intel Arc A750 and A770 reviews are in, Google Nest WiFi Pro launched, Amazon Glow canceled

Intel’s new Arc A700 series desktop graphics cards will finally be available starting next week. And it turns out they’re… apparently not bad? The first reviews are in, and while some testers say that Intel’s graphics drivers and/or support for some older games could be better, overall Intel seems to have delivered on its promise: […]

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Google Japan designed a gigantic, single-row Gboard keyboard as a joke (but you can build one if you want)

Google may have stopped putting out dozens of April Fools’ videos every year, but Googlers in Japan still love a good joke – and the latest is ridiculous keyboard that they’re called Gboard Bar Version. It’s a single-row keyboard with every key laid out end-to-end in a highly impractical way. It makes for plenty of […]

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Google Stadia is shutting down in January, Google will refund hardware and software purchases

You can add Google’s Stadia game-streaming platform to the long and growing list of products that were Killed by Google. Google has announced that it’s shutting down the service in January. The good news is that folks who’ve spent money on Stadia hardware, games, in-game content should receive refunds. Stadia launched in November, 2019 as […]

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Lilbits: Pixel Watch leaked (again), improving Linux performance on modern AMD chips, and Linux for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Google is holding an event on October 6th when the company is expected to unveil the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones, as well as the company’s first Pixel Watch. Officially Google hasn’t said when you’ll actually be able to get your hands on one. Unofficially though? They appear to be already shipping to […]

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Lilbits: Xiaomi Box 4K (2nd-gen) leaked, Pico 4 VR headset could be a Meta Quest 2 killer (but probably not)

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is a giant in select markets including China and India, but the company has a more limited presence in United States, where Xiaomi doesn’t sell phones. But Xiaomi does sell media streamers and a handful of other devices in the US. So there’s a chance that the new 2nd-gen Xiaomi Box […]

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Lilbits: Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch coming Oct 6, Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 on Oct 12th?

Apparently October is launch season for first-party devices from Google And Microsoft, with the latter scheduling a product launch event for October 12th (expect new Surface hardware), and the former holding an event on October 6th to officially launch the Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel Watch, and possibly other hardware. A new leak suggests […]