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JioPhone Next is an $87 smartphone with HDR photography, Google feature drops

The JioPhone Next is a low-cost smartphone for the Indian market developed by Reliance Jio and Google. First announced earlier this year, the phone goes on sale in India next week for 6,499 Rupees, or about $87. For the most part the phone has the sort of specs you’d expect from a budget device. But […]

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Lilbits: Google Pixel 6 reviews, Kodi 19.3, and JioPhone Next

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro reviews are starting to arrive, and they’re looking pretty good. The phones aren’t perfect, but they seem to largely deliver on Google’s promises, and with prices starting at $599, they’re more affordable many competitors, which make any flaws a lot easier to handle. In other recent tech news […]

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India’s largest cellular network plans to launch an Android laptop with 4G support

There’s no shortage of cheap Chromebooks and Windows laptops these days. But when Indian mobile carrier Reliance Jio was looing to add a cheap 4G-ready laptop to its line of products, the company apparently settled on a different operating system: Android. According to a report from xda-developers, India’s largest mobile network has been working with […]

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Lava myZ lets you customize smartphone specs the same way you do PCs (India only)

When you want to buy a laptop or desktop computer you have a few options. You can buy an off-the-shelf or ready-to-ship version that comes with a certain set of specs and features by default. Or you may be able to buy from a PC vendor that lets you customize the choice of processor, memory, […]

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Lilbits: ARM computers, Linux phones, and the Pixel 2 rides off into the sunset

After rocking a Google Pixel 2 as my primary smartphone for the past three years, I took advantage of a Google Fi Black Friday promotion and traded in my phone for a brand new Pixel 4a 5G for $298 after trade-in. There were two reasons I decided the time was right to upgrade. First, my […]

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Motorola launches Moto G9/Moto G9 Play in Europe and India for $200 or less

Motorola’s latest budget smartphone in the Moto G lineup is here… and by here, I mean India and Europe. It’s unclear if or when the Moto G9 and/or Moto G9 Play will be available in other markets. But the company unveiled the Moto G9 in India today, and it will be available from FlipKart for ₹11,499 ($155) […]

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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, […]

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Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (small screens… and short names are so last year)

The new Redmi Note 9 Pro Max from Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is a smartphone with a 6.67 inch, 2400 x 1080 pixel LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, quad cameras, and a 5,020 mAh battery. Basically it’s a big mid-range phone with a bunch of […]