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Lilbits: Apple Self Service Repair expands to Europe, Amazon Prime members can stream Ubisoft games they already own

After launching a Self Service Repair program in the United States earlier this year, Apple is expanding the program to eight countries in Europe: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. While some folks have found Apple’s approach to be a little over-the-top in a “do I really want to do this” […]

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Lilbits: Fedora 37, Qualcomm’s next-gen chip for AR glasses, and Amazon layoffs

Qualcomm’s new solution for AR smart glasses is said to bring big performance improvements while reducing power consumption. It’s also a multi-chip solution rather than a single chip, which allows different bits of silicon to be placed in different parts of a pair of glasses. So you can expect glasses powered by the chips to […]

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Games on Fire TV puts Amazon Luna, Twitch, and Android games front and center

Amazon’s 3rd-gen Fire TV Cube has a faster processor, faster WiFi and other upgrades that make it the most powerful Amazon Fire TV device to date. First announced in September, the new Fire TV is now available in stores, and benchmarks suggest it’s one of the most powerful Android-powered media streamers around. But Amazon is […]

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Lilbits: iPadOS 16 could be delayed to make sure Stage Manager multitasking actually works

While budget tablets like Amazon’s Fire line of devices are probably best used for media consumption, companies have been positioning higher-priced tablets as productivity machines for years. Microsoft’s Surface tablets were originally pitched as tablets that can replace your PC. And Apple keeps adding features to its iPad and iPad Pro lineup that blur the […]

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Lilbits: Samsung begins mass production of 3nm chips, Motorola roadmap leaked, and InfiniTime open source firmware for the PineWatch updated

Samsung is the first company to begin mass production of 3nm chips, which it says will bring big improvements in performance and efficiency. Motorola has a bunch of new phones scheduled to ship later this year, including budget, mid-range, and flagship (or nearly flagship) class products. And the developers behind the InfiniTime firmware for Pine64’s […]

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Amazon Luna game streaming services goes live (no invite required)

Amazon’s Luna cloud gaming service is now available to the public (in the mainland United States). Luna lets you stream games over the internet to a smartphone, tablet, computer, or Amazon Fire TV device. You can also stream gameplay to Amazon-owned Twitch at the same time. The service first launched an invite-only early-access platform in […]

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Amazon Luna game streaming expands to Fire tablets and Chromebooks

Amazon is expanding hardware support for its Luna game streaming service. When the company first launched Luna last year, it was available for PC, Mac, Amazon Fire TV devices, and iOS hardware. A few months later it expanded to Android. And now Amazon is bringing Luna to Chromebooks and Amazon Fire tablets. That’s right, up […]

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Lilbits: Fry’s goes out of business, HP buys HyperX

HP sells a line of gaming PCs under the HP Omen brand and the company also has a handful of Omen-branded gaming peripherals including mice, keyboards, headsets, and monitors. But the company is making a major investment in expanding its gaming accessory lineup – HP has announced plans to acquire PC and console gaming peripheral […]

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Amazon Luna game streaming comes to (some) Android devices

When Amazon launched the early access version of its Luna game streaming service in October, users could stream games to a PC, Mac, Amazon Fire TV device, or iPhones and iPads (thanks to a web app that works with Safari on iOS 14). Android users were out of luck… until now. Amazon Luna is now […]

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Lilbits: Google’s antitrust woes, new Intel and AMD chips, and MS Edge for Linux (for some reason)

The US Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, claiming the company abuses its dominance in the search and advertising spaces to… stay on top of the search and advertising spaces. Xda-developers has a pretty good write up of the allegations. The case is likely to play out in years rather than […]