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Lilbits: Intel Foundry’s new roadmap, Google Pixel Fold 2, and the OnePlus Watch 2

Intel had a rough few years a while back, when the company struggled to meet its original goals for moving from 14nm to 10nm and wound up shipping multiple generations of processors manufactured on a 14nm node while competitors were moving to smaller and more efficient processes. But Intel says its Foundry business is back […]

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Lenovo developed a concept laptop with a transparent display (leaks)

Companies have been showing off transparent OLED display technology for more than a decade. But 2024 might be the year when it finally breaks through to the mainstream. LG’s big-screen TV with a transparent display was one of the most buzzworthy products announced at CES this year. And now it looks like Lenovo plans to […]

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Nothing Phone 2a could be a cheaper phone with a distinctive design (Update: but not THAT design)

The Nothing Phone (2) isn’t exactly an expensive phone by modern flagship standards, with prices starting at $599. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for something a little cheaper. A few days ago the Nothing team confirmed that a new Nothing Phone (2a) is on the way, and that it would put an emphasis […]

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Lilbits: Disney’s Epic $1.5 billion bet on gaming, Pixel Fold 2 leaks, and more

Disney is already a behemoth in the movies & TV space, but now the company wants a slice of the gaming pie. The company has announced plans to collaborate with Epic Games to bring Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and other content and characters to Fortnite and other games and experiences powered by Epic’s Unreal […]

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Lilbits: A real PlayStation handheld on the way? And goodbye Google Cache, hello Linux laptop with Raptor Lake Refresh

Last year Sony launched its first PlayStation-branded handheld gaming device since killing off the PlayStation Vita. But the new PlayStation Portal isn’t a standalone game console – it’s basically a remote control for a PS5, allowing users to stream games over a network connection. Meanwhile the Nintendo Switch, Valve Steam Deck, and countless other handhelds […]

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Lilbits: Leaks, leaks, and more leaks: Pixel 8a, Pixel 9, Zenfone 11, Surface Pro 10, and Surface Laptop 6

It’s apparently leak week, because over the past few days we’ve seen the first pictures of the Google Pixel 9 and Pixel 9 Pro hit the internet, and details about the Asus Zenfone 11 are starting to arrive… even though none of these phones are expected to launch until much later this year. Meanwhile we’ve […]

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Lenovo could ship first mainstream laptops with Oculink ports in 2024 (leaks)

Sometime later this year we may start to see the first computers, cables, and other devices with support for USB4 v2 and/or Thunderbolt 5 functionality, bringing bidirectional data transfer speeds up to 80 Gbps. But until those devices start shipping, the next best thing may be Oculink, which is a high-speed standard has been used […]

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Lenovo’s next ThinkBook Plus laptop’s display could be a detachable Android tablet (leaks)

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus line of laptops are… weird. In the past we’ve seen the company release models with E Ink displays on the lid, secondary screens in the keyboard area, and other unusual designs. So what’s next? According to leaked pictures posted to Chinese social media, a 2-in-1 laptop with a detachable display that functions […]

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Lilbits: Humane Ai Pin ships in March, AYA Neo Slide ships now, Planet Computers tries again

After launching a line of handheld computers including the Gemini PDA, Cosmo Communicator, and Astro Slide, Planet Computers announced something different earlier this year: a line of small Linux desktop computers with touchscreen display panels on the front and ARM-based processors on the inside. A crowdfunding campaign for the PlanetPC XR1 and XR2 was a […]

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Amazon’s Fire OS for Smart TVs and tablets may drop Android for a new Linux-based OS

Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablet devices ship with an operating system called Fire OS. And for more than a decade, that operating system has been a fork of Android. But according to a report from Janko Roettgers, Amazon is looking to change that by developing its own operating system in-house. The new operating system […]

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Lilbits: Fitbit 6, an “iPhone for AI,” Steam on Chromebooks, and Intel Meteor Lake is mobile-only

Intel plans to launch its 14th-gen processors based on “Meteor Lake” architecture in December, and they’re expected to be the first chips manufactured using the company’s new Intel 4 process, the first Intel consumer chips with an NPU (neural processing unit) for hardware-accelerated AI, and the first to be sold under the new Intel Core […]

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Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro specs and pricing leaked ahead of Oct 4 launch

Google is planning to officially launch the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones during an October 4th event, where the company may also unveil other hardware including a Pixel Watch 2. Update: And an Irish wireless carrier pretty much confirmed that pre-orders begin October 4, with the phone expected to be available starting October 12. […]