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Lilbits: Layoffs at Mozilla, Android 15 Dev Preview coming soon, and Playdate is finally “in stock”

The Playdate handheld gaming device with a 1-bit display and a hang crank on the side is a cute and quirky device that’s very different from some other handhelds. But it’s also been a lot harder to actually get your hands on. Playdate began taking pre-orders in mid-2021 and finally began shipping the handheld almost a year later. […]

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Nothing Phone 2a could be a cheaper phone with a distinctive design (Update: but not THAT design)

The Nothing Phone (2) isn’t exactly an expensive phone by modern flagship standards, with prices starting at $599. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for something a little cheaper. A few days ago the Nothing team confirmed that a new Nothing Phone (2a) is on the way, and that it would put an emphasis […]

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Sunbird’s iMessage for Android app is on “pause” due to “security concerns”

Last week smartphone maker Nothing made waves by announcing plans to launch Nothing Chats, an app that promised to let users of its Android phones tap into Apple’s iMessage service. The promise was that users could use iMessage features like group chats, live typing indicators, and voice notes… and messages would show up on Apple […]

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Nothing Chats app brings iMessage support to the Nothing Phone (2) (Update: Nothing has removed the app from Google Play because it lacks support for encrypted messaging)

The company behind the Nothing line of phones is preparing to launch an app that will solve the “green bubble” problem for Android users sending messages to their iPhone-using contacts. First unveiled November 14, 2023, Nothing Chats is a free app that basically lets your text messages show up as green bubbles in iMessage chats, […]

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Nothing’s new CMF smartwatch and earbuds cost next to nothing (not really, but they’re cheaper than you’d expect)

The makers of the Nothing smartphone line have already branched out into the premium audio space with a line of true wireless noise-cancelling earbuds. But now the company has launched a new sub-brand called CMF by Nothing that specializes in cheaper smartphone accessories. The first three CMF products include a $49 pair of noise-cancelling earbuds, […]

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Nothing Phone (2) is a bigger, faster phone with LED lights on the back and a $599 starting price

Nothing’s second smartphone looks… a lot like the company’s first. It’s still a phone that features a series of LED lights on the back that can be used for custom notifications and lighting effects. But the new Nothing Phone (2) has a bigger display, a faster processor, and… a higher starting price. But there’s another […]

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Lilbits: Nothing Phone (2), OneXConsole app for gaming handhelds, and Windows Insider’s new Canary Channel

Nothing’s first phone stands out for two reasons: it’s the first phone from a company founded by the same guy who co-founded OnePlus, and it has a literally flashy design with a series of LED lights on the back of the phone. But the Nothing Phone(1) features a mid-range processor, wasn’t available in North America […]

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Lilbits: Nothing Phone (2), the next Google Pixel phone, and Amlogic’s new S928X chip for 8K TV boxes

Now that Nothing Phone (1) knockoffs are starting to appear, how does the smartphone startup plan to make sure its next phone stands out? Well first, I doubt Unihertz has Nothing execs quaking in their boots. But second, the company is planning to make the Nothing Phone (2) a true flagship by giving it a […]

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Nothing Phone (2) is coming to the US (and other countries) in 2023

Nothing’s first product was a set of true wireless earbuds with a semi-transparent design. Since the company began selling them globally in mid-2021, Nothing founder Carl Pei tells Inverse that about a third of sales for those earbuds have been to customers in the United States. But when the company launched its first smartphone a […]

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Nothing Phone (1) is now available to “beta” customers in the US (with limited network support)

The Nothing Phone (1) is a smartphone that generated a lot of buzz ahead of launch last year, largely due to its pedigree: it’s the first phone from Nothing, a new startup that’s headed by former OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei. While the Nothing Phone (1) wasn’t initially available in North America, Nothing has just launched […]

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Lilbits: Nothing Phone (1) has a mid-range processor, Samsung developing a cheap(er) foldable

The first smartphone from startup Nothing has generated a lot of buzz in recent months. That’s largely because the company was founded by the same guy who founded OnePlus (another company that new a thing or two about generating buzz… but which has lost a bit of its luster in recent years). It’s also because […]