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Fedora Asahi Remix is now available, bringing Fedora Linux to Apple Silicon Macs

The developers behind Asahi Linux have been working to bring GNU/Linux Macs with Apple Silicon for about as long as Apple has been selling them. While early builds of their Linux for Mac software were based on Arch Linux ARM, this summer the Asahi team announced a new flagship operating system that would instead be […]

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Lilbits: SiFive shakeup, more Qualcomm announcements, and new Macs on the way

Earlier this month SiFive introduced the new Performance P870 RISC-V processor and Intelligence X390 neural processing unit. Like many of the company’s products, these are basically designs that other companies can license for their own RISC-V chips, but they might be some of the last pre-designed processor cores of this type from SiFive. According to industry […]

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Fedora Asahi Remix aims to bring a polished Linux experience to Macs with Apple Silicon

It used to be pretty easy to install a non-Apple operating system on Apple’s laptops and desktops. When the company was still selling Macs with Intel processors it even offered Boot Camp software that made it easy to dual-boot macOS and Windows (or other operating systems) on the same device. Since moving to Apple Silicon […]

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Apple’s M2 Ultra debuts in the new Mac Pro and Mac Studio (you’ll need to spend at least $3,999 to get one)

The Apple M2 Ultra is the most powerful PC processor from Apple to date. But you’ll have to spend a lot of money to get your hands on a computer featuring the new chip. It’s debuting in the new Mac Pro that sells for $6,999 and up, and a version of the more compact Mac Studio that starts […]

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Lilbits: Linux on Apple Silicon, Motorola’s next flip-phone, and a new Acer Android tablet

Motorola has been selling phones with foldable displays under the Razr brand for for the past few years. Like the classic Motorola Razr, these new phones are basically flip phones. But thanks to the flexible OLED display on the inside, when unfolded they offer the full-screen experience you’d expect from a modern Android smartphone. They […]

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Lilbits: PC shipments fall in Q4, 2022, Apple may release MacBook Pro with OLED touchscreen, and Imagination launches a new ray-tracing GPU for mobile

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a weird impact on worldwide PC shipments. At the start of the pandemic, shipments fell due supply chain issues that began when Chinese factories shut down. Once production of PC components ramped up, computers flew off the shelves to meet strong demand from folks who were working from home. […]

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13.6 inch MacBook Air with M2 processor now available for order for $1199 and up

The new MacBook Air (2022) is a compact 2.7 pound notebook with an ultrathin design, measuring just 0.44 inches (11.3mm) thick. But it has a larger, higher-resolution display than Apple’s previous-gen model, and a higher-performance processor. It’s also a little more expensive, with a $1199 starting price. First announced in June, the new Macbook Air with […]

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Apple’s Continuity Camera turns your iPhone into a Mac webcam

Laptop webcams have a history of being… not great. And while computer makers are finally starting to release models with better-than-potato quality, you know what’s typically better than even the best laptop webcams? A good smartphone camera. So Apple has announced a new feature that will let you use an iPhone as a webcam with […]

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MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 13 with M2 chips coming in July

The first computers with Apple’s new M2 chips are coming in July, 2022. The new MacBook Air is a thin, light, and fanless computer with an $1199 starting price, while the new MacBook Pro 13 isn’t quite as thin, but it should offer better sustained performance thanks to active cooling (the fan allows the M2 chip […]

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Lilbits: Apple leaks ahead of WWDC (iPads to work more like laptops, Macs with M2) and gaming performance of Intel’s Celeron 7305 and Pentium 8505

Chinese PC makers AYA and AYN have both announced plans to offer budget handheld gaming computers that undercut Valve’s Steam Deck on price by using AMD Mendocino or Intel’s entry-level Alder Lake-U processors. While we don’t know much about the performance of AMD’s chip yet, YouTuber Taki Udon has already begun running gaming tests on […]

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Lilbits: Apple’s M2 Macs leaked, Khadas VIM4 single-board PC coming soon, and Google’s Pixel Watch too

Apple is said to be preparing to launch the first Macs powered by the company’s new M2 series processors, including next-gen MacBook Pro laptops with 14 and 16 inch displays, a new MacBook Air, and a Mac Mini. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the first Mac Pro based on Apple Silicon is also on the […]

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DuckDuckGo releases private web browser for Mac, Windows version coming soon

DuckDuckGo is best known for its privacy-focused search engine that doesn’t track user data. But DuckDuckGo also offers privacy-focused web browsers for Android and iOS as well as extensions for desktop browsers. Now DuckDuckGo has released its first full-fledged desktop web browser. DuckDuckGo for Mac is now available in beta, and the company says a […]