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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]