Lilbits: Use a Sony camera as a webcam, buy a monster Linux laptop, and more

Linux PC maker System76 has released its most powerful laptop to date: the new System76 Bonobo WS is a mobile workstation with support for desktop-class chips including a 125-watt Intel Core i9-10900K processor and NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER graphics. At 8.4 pounds, it’s not the sort of laptop we’d normally cover on Liliputing, but hey, […]

Amazon launches battery-powered Echo Input portable speaker (in India)

Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers and smart displays has exploded in recent years… but one thing the company hasn’t offered is a portable, battery-powered Echo. Now the company has one of those too. The new Amazon Echo Input is a compact, 360-degree speaker with up to 10 hours of battery life while playing music, […]

Motorola One Macro is a budget phone with camera for up-close photography

Smartphone cameras have gotten good enough to replace standalone point-and-shoot cameras for many users. In recent years phone makers have added features like telephoto zoom lenses and support for bokeh-style effects. Now Motorola is bringing macro photography to its latest smartphone. The Motorola One Macro is a relatively cheap phone with one special feature: one of the […]

HTC Wildfire X launches in India (isn’t actually made by HTC)

Taiwanese device maker HTC has largely become a shadow of its former self since selling most of its smartphone division to Google (and arguably for several years before that). So at first glance it might be a little surprising to see a new HTC smartphone launching in India this week. But as xda-developers points out, […]

Vivo V15Pro proves pop-up cameras aren’t just for flagship phones

Vivo’s newest smartphone is a mid-range model with some premium features including three rear cameras, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and an AMOLED display with super-slim bezels on all sides… made possible by packing the front-facing camera behind the display. It only pops up when you need it. That was a feature that was previously limited […]