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Netflix Games head to select TVs as beta testing kicks off

Netflix Games are officially heading to your TV. Mike Verdu, Netflix’ VP of games, has announced the move and invited Netflix users to take part in beta testing “in the next few weeks.” There’s a very good chance you won’t be able to participate right away, however. Initially only Netflix subscribers in Canada and the […]

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Controller app reveals Netflix Games are coming to your TV

Netflix has released a new iOS app called Game Controller, and while there hasn’t been a formal announcement its purpose seems pretty clear. It will allow you to use your phone or tablet as a controller while playing Netflix Games on your television. Clues about the Game Controller app’s existence date back to May, when […]

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Lilbits: Netflix is ending the DVD-by-mail service you didn’t know it still had (plus Pixel Fold and Apple XR headset leaks)

Netflix pretty much launched the streaming video revolution when it introduced its subscription-based streaming movies and TV shows over the internet in 2007. But the company got its start in 1998 when it launched something a bit more old-school: a DVD-by-mail subscription service that was designed to compete with BlockBuster Video rather than broadcast and […]

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Lilbits: AMD’s first RDNA 3 GPUs, Netflix with ads, and goodnight Slingbox (maybe?)

AMD has unveiled the first graphics cards to feature the company’s new RDNA graphics architecture. The Radeon RX 7900 XT is a high-performance desktop GPU that will be available December 13th for $899, while the Radeon RX 7900 XTX is an even higher performance version that will sell for $999. The company says RDNA 3’s […]

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Lilbits: Lenovo Yoga Paper E Ink tablet leaked, Windows 11 File Explorer tabs arrive, Apple TV 4K gets a major spec bump

Microsoft is rolling out a number of Windows 11 updates bringing support for new features like tabs in File Explorer and the return of old features like the ability to open the Task manager from the Taskbar. In addition to launching new iPad Pro and entry-level iPad models, Apple is now taking pre-orders for a new […]

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Lilbits: Pixel 7 only runs 64-bit apps, Radxa Rock5 is shipping soon, and Netflix launches its ad-supported tier in November

Framework makes modular, repairable, and upgradeable laptops which can be a great choice for folks looking for customizable computers that can last a very long time. They’re not exactly the cheapest laptops around, but now there is a cheaper way to get your hands on one – Framework has begun selling certified, refurbished hardware, which means […]

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Lilbits: Unbox Therapy’s hands-on with pre-release Pixel 7, Netflix could do cloud gaming, and RS Components no longer makes or sells Raspberry Pi hardware

Google’s Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones are expected to hit the streets this fall, and the company already gave us an idea of what they’d look like in May. But pre-release versions of the phone have been showing up in the wild for months, and now popular tech YouTuber Unbox Therapy has posted… an […]

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Lilbits: iPhone 14 announcement imminent, UE Wonderboom 3 has a micro USB port, don’t count out Netflix games just yet, and Linux phone news

Rumor has it that Apple could introduce the iPhone 14 family on September 7th and make the phones available in stores the following week. Meanwhile in Linux phone land, there have been some exciting developments recently… but also some friction between one of the companies that helped spur development of Linux for phones in recent […]

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Lilbits: Nobody is playing Netflix games, Fibit is killing its desktop sync apps, Moto Razr 2 and Kobo Clara 2E on the way

Fitbit is pulling the plug on its desktop apps, which means you may soon no longer be able to sync your steps and other activities with a PC or Mac. If you have a Fitbit watch, that means you’ll also no longer be able to transfer music to your wearable unless you’re using the Deezer […]

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Lilbits: Windows Terminal, Chrome, Firefox, Signal on Linux phones, Netflix will be the Netflix for games after all

Microsoft has released a new preview version of the Windows Terminal app that builds on the “quake mode” feature introduced earlier this year, allowing you to open a terminal from any screen using a hotkey. Now when you dismiss that window, it minimizes to the system tray by default. Other changes include an updated Settings […]

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Lilbits: Linux phones and laptops, gaming on the Surface Duo, and is Netflix the Netflix for games?

Every time a company launches a game subscription service that lets you play a library of games for a monthly fee, it invariably gets referred to as a Netflix-for-games model. Now it looks like the real Netflix for games could be… Netflix. The company is reportedly looking to hire an executive to head up a […]

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Lilbits: Facebook smart glasses, GPD Win 3, and Linux smartphone news

Facebook’s first set of smart glasses may arrive this year and, despite the company’s investments in virtual reality (Facebook owns Oculus) and augmented reality, they’re not expected to be AR glasses. Honestly, so far they sound more like Snap spectacles than anything else… but maybe that’s just because Bloomberg’s article on the upcoming wearables is […]

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Lilbits: Google acquires company that lets you turn Windows PCs into Chromebooks (and other recent tech news)

A company called Neverware has been offering software called CloudReady that lets you turn old computers into pseudo Chromebooks since 2015. But in order to do that, the company has been using software based on Chromium OS, the open source version of Chrome OS. Now Google has acquired the company and, among other things, that […]