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Lilbits: Pixel 7 colors revealed, Steam Deck repair centers opened, and Khadas VIM1S single-board PC detailed

Valve has already made it (relatively) easy for folks to repair broken Steam Deck hardware at home by partnering with iFixit. Prefer to leave things to the professionals? Now official Steam Deck repair centers are open. In-warranty repairs will be performed free of charge, but there’s also an option to pay for repairs that aren’t […]

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Lilbits: iPhone 14 Pro benchmarks, Google Fi expands global 5G coverage, Amazon’s next tablet may not be for you

Apple introduced the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro smartphone lineup this week, and while the Pro models have better cameras, they’re also the first to ship with the new Apple A16 Bionic chip manufactured using a 4nm process. So how much better is it than the A15 Bionic chip used in the non-Pro model […]

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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi OS updated, eero’s first routers reach end of life(ish), Sony mobile gaming accessories launching next week

Wireless routers make life a lot easier by allowing your phones, tablets, PCs, TVs, and all sorts of other devices to connect to the internet without running a series of Ethernet cables around your house. But since these routers are basically little computers that connect to the outside world, they’re subject to security threats just […]

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Lilbits: Cellphone with a rotary dial coming soon, OpenWrt 22.03 released, and Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch launch date announced

A few years ago Justine Haupt combined classic phone design and modern tech to create a working cellphone with a rotary dial. Later she began selling kits to folks who wanted to make their own. Soon a version aimed at folks who aren’t hardware hackers will ship, and a video shows how the new Rotary Un-Smartphone […]

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Lilbits: EU could mandate longer life-spans for phones, Motorola Edge 30 Ultra and Fusion leaked

A growing number of phone makers are promising to support their phones by offering as many as five years of software updates. In some cases they’re even making spare parts and repair manuals available for folks who want to fix their own hardware at home. But European officials are considering regulations that would make long-term […]

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Lilbits: Pixel Tablet leaks, Honor Pad 8 announced, and Honor foldable phones could go global

Google announced in May that it was working on a new Pixel Tablet, set to launch in 2023. And the company hasn’t said much about it since then. But folks have been digging through Android Open Source Project code, among other things to get an idea of what to expect. We already knew that it […]

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Lilbits: Khadas Edge2 and VIM1S mini PCs, Asus Expertbook B6 Flip mobile workstation, and using an portable E Ink display

The Asus ExpertBook line of business-class laptops now has its first mobile workstation-class machine. Microsoft has rolled out an update for the Windows Subsystem for Android that makes it easier to resize Android apps properly on a Windows 11 PC. And single-board PC maker Khadas has posted a teaser for several upcoming devices set to […]

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Lilbits: Asus ROG Phone 6D, CTL Chromebook NL72-L with 4G LTE, and Linux phone news

The Asus ROG Phone 6 is a gaming phone with a 6.8 inch, 165 Hz OLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, support for up to 18GB of RAM, and plenty of other premium features including RGB lighting on the back. Asus announced the phone in July, but it looks like the company […]

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Lilbits: PineBuds Pro, PlayStation Studios Mobile Division, and StarFive JH7110 RISC-V chip details

At least two upcoming single-board computers will be powered by StarFive’s new JH7110 processor featuring four RISC-V CPU cores and Imagination BXE-4-32 graphics, the Star64 board from Pine64, and the VisionFive 2 from StarFive. Now more details about the chip’s full feature set are have been revealed. The StarFive JH7110 is a quad-core RISC-V processor […]

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Lilbits: Google brings Fuchsia OS to another smart display, AAEON launches UP Squared v2 single-board PC with an Intel processor

AAEON has updated its UP line of tiny single-board computers with x86 processors with a new model sporting Intel Atom-based Celeron or Pentium processor options. While the new UP Squared v2 looks a lot like the UP Squared 6000 that launched earlier this year, it has a lower starting price, a slightly different board layout, […]