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Lilbits (6-26-2013): Chromebooks with Haswell chips on the way?

When the first Chromebooks hit the market, they were powered by Intel Atom chips designed to keep prices relatively low, battery life relatively long, and performance relatively poor. OK, that last bit might have been the unintended consequence of going with Atom rather than a goal. But Google recently showed that Chromebooks don’t have to […]

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Lilbits (5-01-2013): HP Slate 7 reviewed, Apple still dominates tablet shipments

HP’s TouchPad tablet didn’t sell very many units at $499, but became the must-have tablet of 2011 when the company launched a fire sale and liquidated the tablet for prices as low as $99. So it’s not a huge surprise that HP’s decided to re-enter the tablet space this year with a budget model that’s supposed […]

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MiiPC wants to build a $99 Android PC for kids (Kickstarter)

It doesn’t take much to build a usable computer these days. Android and other light-weight operating systems can run on devices with relatively low-power processors and a little RAM and storage. And that means you can get a machine that lets you surf the web, edit documents, play games, or stream internet video for $100 […]