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Lilbits: Intel Arc A750 GPU benchmarked (by Intel), Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS released, Razer Phone ecosystem is dead(er)

Intel’s upcoming Arc A750 desktop graphics card will be the company’s most powerful discrete GPU to date. But what does that mean in terms of real-world performance? Last month Intel released a few internal benchmarks showing that the GPU was competitive with NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 3060 in a handful of games. Now the company has […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft’s cheaper Surface Duo was canceled before it was ever announced

Developer Lukas Hartman is showing off a prototype of the printed circuit board for the upcoming MNT Pocket Reform mini laptop with a 7 inch display and a modular, open hardware design. And speaking of modular miniatures, the reTerminal is a Raspberry Pi-based device with a 5 inch touch display and a modular design… except […]

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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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Intel’s next NUC X15 Laptop Kit packs Alder Lake-H CPU and Intel Arc graphics

The Intel NUC brand has long been associated with a line of small desktop computers sold by Intel. But NUC actually stands for “Next Unity of Computing,” and Intel has also been known to produce NUC-branded laptops from time to time. Last summer the company introduced a gaming laptop called the NUC X15. At the […]

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Intel Serpent Canyon NUC is a compact PC with Intel Alder Lake + Intel Arc graphics

The upcoming Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast, also known by the codename “Serpent Canyon” is the latest compact desktop PC from Intel focused on gaming. But unlike earlier models, most of which have paired an Intel processor with discrete graphics in recent years, the Serpent Canyon NUC is all Intel inside. It will be available with […]

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A gaming laptop with Intel Arc A730M graphics is up for pre-order in China

The first laptops with Intel Arc 3 discrete graphics began shipping earlier this year, although notebooks with Intel’s entry-level GPU still aren’t exactly common. Even less common? Notebooks with Intel’s higher-performance Arc 5 and Arc 7 discrete GPUs. The chip maker said we’d have to wait until this summer for those models to arrive. But […]

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Asus Zenbook Pro 15 Flip OLED is a convertible notebook with Intel Arc graphics

Asus is bringing Intel Arc discrete graphics to its Zenbook pro lineup, starting with the Asus Zenbook Pro 15 Flip OLED, a convertible notebook with a 15.6 inch, high-res OLED display, a 12th-gen Intel Core H-series processor and support for up to Intel Arc graphics. The convertible notebook also has a 360-degree hinge, which allows you […]

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Lilbits: Maybe a wearable air purifier that sprays your breath outward isn’t such a great idea in 2022?

Dyson, a company known for its high-performance (and high-priced) vacuum cleaners, hair care products and fans has entered the wearable space with the introduction of Dyson Zone, which the company describes as “air purifying headphones.” Basically, they’re a set of wireless noise-cancelling headphones with a built-in air purifier that covers your nose. And while they […]

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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 […]