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Lilbits: Microsoft is bringing the Task Manager right-click shortcut back to the Windows 11 taskbar

Microsoft made a bunch of changes to the Windows user interface when the company launched Windows 11 last year. And some of those changes, which were designed to simplify the UI, actually made it harder to perform some actions. Now Microsoft is starting to roll back one of the more annoying changes. Starting with the latest […]

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Lilbits: Windows 11 2022 Update, NVIDIA RTX 40 series, and a review of LG’s unreleased rollable phone

Microsoft is rolling out the latest big update to Windows 11, bringing changes to the Start Menu, taskbar, and Snap Layouts, among other things. There’s also finally support for native tabs in the File Explorer, and the Amazon Appstore and Windows Subsystem for Android is rolling out in more countries (with more Android apps available […]

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Lilbits: Intel Arc 750 GPU preview, Steam Deck replacement fans and batteries now available, and Amazon Prime Air drone delivery expands to Texas

After launching a very limited trial in California last month, Amazon is expanding its delivery-by-drone service to residents of a city in Texas where more than 100 thousand people live. Intel has provided a performance preview of its upcoming Intel Arc A750 desktop GPU, claiming it can outperform NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3060. Meanwhile the chip maker […]

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ARM’s new GPUs bring better performance, efficiency, and support for ray-tracing

ARM’s next-gen graphics solutions include two new Mali GPUs for premium devices and a brand new Immortalis-branded GPU that the company says is designed for flagship-class devices. With support for hardware-based ray-tracing, the first Immortalis GPU is the Immortalis-G715, which ARM says also delivers 15% better performance, 15% better efficiency, and twice the AI performance […]

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AMD says RDNA 3 graphics will bring a 50% increase in performance per watt

AMD says its first graphics products based on RDNA 3 GPU architecture will debut later this year when the first Navi 3X GPUs arrive. And next year we’ll see the first mobile chips with RDNA 3 graphics baked in, when AMD launches its Phoenix Point processors that pair Zen 4 CPU cores with the company’s […]

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Lilbits: Intel Arc desktop GPU specs revealed (maybe), the smallest, worst HDMI display, and AYN Odin Lite handheld gaming device could ship soon

The makers of the AYN Odin began shipping versions of the handheld game console with a 6 inch display, Android 10 software, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor to backers of a crowdfunding campaign in January. But the entry-level AYN Odin Lite with a MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor and Android 11 software has taken a […]

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Intel launches Arc A-Series graphics for laptops, with emphasis on gaming, content creation and media

Intel has made big strides in bringing better integrated graphics performance to laptops in recent years, but now the company is taking a step into discrete graphics with the launch of its first Intel Arc A-Series mobile GPUs. The company says its Arc GPUs bring significant boost in gaming, content creation, and media playback over […]

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Lilbits: Google IO 2022 announced, Android 13 DP2 released, and Mac Studio reviews are in

The Mac Studio is a compact desktop computer that looks a bit like a few Mac Minis stacked atop one another. But with a choice of Apple’s M1 Max or M1 Ultra processors, it has a lot more horsepower than any Mac Mini (or most other laptop or desktop computers, for that matter). The Mac […]

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Intel expect to ship 4 million discrete GPUs in 2022, teases Project Endgame streaming service

The first laptops with Intel Arc discrete graphics are expected to begin shipping before the end of March, and now Intel says we can expect to see the first Intel Arc graphics cards for desktop computers in the second quarter of the year with workstation-class GPUs coming in Q3, 2022. All told, the company says […]

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NVIDIA introduces RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti graphics for laptops

Starting next month you may be able to buy a gaming laptop with one of two new mobile graphics solutions from NVIDIA. The company says the first notebooks with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics will be available starting February 1 for $1499 and up, while the new NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti GPU will launch the same […]