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Lilbits: Windows 11 won’t run in virtual machines without TPM, Mozilla VPN picks up new features, and more

You don’t need a particularly powerful computer to run Windows 11. But you do need one with a relatively recent processor featuring a Trusted Platform Module because Microsoft is making TPM one of the minimum system requirements for security purposes. Until recently one way to get around that was by installing Windows 11 Preview builds […]

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Lilbits: Nintendo Switch finally supports Bluetooth audio, Google Pixel 6 and Tensor chip details leak, and more

Google’s Pixel 6 smartphone is set to ship soon, as is the company’s Android 12 software. And while Google has already given us a pretty good idea of what the phone will look like, the company hasn’t said too much about special features… like the new Google Tensor processor that makes will make this the […]

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The new iPad mini has bigger screen, smaller bezels, faster processor, and 5G support

Apple’s smallest tablet is getting a big upgrade. The new iPad mini has a bigger screen and smaller bezels, better cameras, and an A15 Bionic processor that delivers a 40% boost in CPU performance and 80% faster graphics. It’s also the first iPad mini with a USB-C port and the first to feature optional support […]

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Apple California Dreaming iPad and iPhone launch event live blog

Apple is holding a “California Dreaming” launch event for new iPad and iPhone hardware. Here are some of the latest updates from the event. The newest updates are listed at the top of the page. Update: The event has now ended. Apple introduced the iPhone 13, a sleek new iPad mini, an updated entry-level iPad, […]

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Lilbits: Next-gen iPad mini leaked, next-gen Samsung everything leaked too

Apple’s next iPad mini could have a bigger screen, slimmer bezels, and a much faster processor. Samsung’s next-gen foldable smartphones could debut in August, along with new smartwatches (running Wear OS rather than Tizen), and wireless earbuds. Leak season is upon us. Oh, who am I kidding, every season is leak season. But the sources […]

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Apple’s new iPad mini packs an A12 chip, sells for $399 and up

Apple’s smallest iPad is now powered by the same Apple A12 Bionic processor found in the company’s most powerful smartphones. The company says the 2019 iPad mini offers three times the performance of previous-gen models, and nine times faster graphics. The new chip isn’t quite as powerful as the A12X Bionic found in the latest […]

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Daily Deals (12-10-2018)

Amazon is running sales on Kindle, Fire, and Echo products today, but those aren’t the only tech deals available for holiday shoppers on this “Green Monday.” Best Buy and Target are offering some impressive deals on iPads. A bunch of Chromebooks and Windows laptops and convertibles are on sale. And today’s a pretty good day […]

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Next iPad mini could have faster CPU, split-screen app support

Apple is bringing support for displaying more than one app at a time to iPad users starting with iOS 9. But the only existing device that fully supports the feature is the iPad Air 2, because no other iPad has a fast enough processor to handle split-screen apps. That could change soon. According to 9to5Mac, there’s evidence […]