Lilbits (5-14-2014): Mozilla adds DRM to Firefox, isn’t happy about it

Want to use your web browser to stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and BBC iPlayer? You’ll need to put up with the DRM (Digital Rights Management) features used by those services — content owners want to make sure you don’t save or redistribute videos, watch them in countries where they don’t have redistribution rights, […]

LG launches 2560 x 1400px smartphone screen… plus a phone that uses it

Korean electronics giant LG has unveiled a new 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel IPS display with 538 pixels per inch. It’s designed for smartphones and other small devices… and in what’s obviously a remarkable coincidence, LG and Japanese wireless carrier have just launched a new smartphone with a 5.5 inch, quad HD screen. Just kidding… […]

Lilbits (4-14-2014): MS Office for Chrome (kinda)

Microsoft may want you to pay $99 per year or more to use Office 365. But Office isn’t the only game in town these days, and over the past few years Microsoft has been working to make its free, cloud-based version of Office a bit more competitive with Google Docs and other free alternatives. Now […]