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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 […]

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Nothing Phone (1) won’t be sold in the US at launch

After launching a pair of true wireless earbuds last year with a decent feature set, unique design, and reasonably affordable price tag, Nothing plans to launch its first smartphone next month. The company, which was founded by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, has been building buzz for the upcoming Nothing Phone (1) ahead of launch… but […]

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Lilbits: The Nothing phone’s lighting effects might actually be… useful?

It’s really hard to make a smartphone that stands out these days. Most Android phone makers are working with the same processors, cameras, and display technology available to their competitors. Sometimes we see a company try something really weird in an effort to break through the noise. Sometimes we see that same company exit the smartphone […]

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The Nothing phone (1) looks like nothing else (Updated)

Last summer Nothing launched its first product, a pair of true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation, a $99 price tag, and an unusual design that incorporates transparent materials. This summer Nothing is expected to launch its second product: a smartphone. While full details won’t be revealed until July 12, Nothing has given us a […]

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Lilbits: Snap’s selfie-snapping drone, Dasung’s new 13 inch E Ink tablet, and Nothing Launcher (beta)

The company behind Snapchat is expanding its hardware offerings. Snap started selling Spectacles eyewear with built-in cameras in 2017. Now Snap has launched a flying drone called Pixy that sells for $230 and which is designed to be simple to use – so simple that there’s not even a controller. Instead you set Pixy to […]

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Lilbits: Nothing’s phone (1) coming this summer, NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin dev kit available now

The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin is a single-board commuter designed for AI projects, featuring up to a 12-core ARM Cortex-A78 CPU and up to 2048-core NVIDIA Ampere graphics, 64GB of RAM, and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. NVIDIA says to expect up to 275 TOPS of AI performance. First announced in November, a Jetson AGX […]

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Lilbits: Fitbit recalls its first smartwatch, Amazon closes its physical bookstores, and new Apple hardware is on the way

Apple has scheduled an event for March 8, where the company is likely to unveil new hardware that could include an updated iPhone SE and iPad Air and one or more new Mac computers sporting Apple Silicon chips. In other hardware news, Nothing plans to launch something soon: the company’s first smartphone. Google’s Pixel 6a […]

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Lilbits: Nothing introduces something, first look at the JingPad A1 Linux tablet

A startup called Nothing has generated way more buzz this year than you’d expect from a company that’s never released a product yet. But Nothing was founded by Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, a company that knows a thing or two about generating press (not always good press, but at least people were talking). Now […]

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Lilbits: OnePlus caught cheating at benchmarks, Choetech caught cheating on product reviews

Amazon’s crackdown on pay-to-play reviews (where companies basically bribe customers to leave positive reviews) seems to be continuing. The latest company caught up is Choetech, maker of a range of devices including charging accessories and USB hubs. The company’s Amazon storefront is still accessible, but there are no products available for purchase. Meanwhile, smartphone maker […]