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Lilbits: Nova Launcher 7, Windows 11 on Raspberry Pi, and Locast loses lawsuit, stops streaming TV channels

For the past few years an organization called Locast has been allowing folks in select US markets to stream broadcast TV over the internet for a “donation” of $5 or more per month. The company was betting that it could avoid licensing deals with TV networks and sidestep US copyright law by claiming it was […]

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Nova Launcher turns 5, celebrates with Pixel Launcher-style features

Don’t like the home screen that comes with your Android phone? The Google Play Store is filled with alternative “launcher” apps which replace the home screen and app drawer. Nova Launcher is one of the most popular, and it’s also one of the oldest. The app turned 5 years old this week, and developer Cliff […]

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Lilbits (5-28-2014): Google designs its own self driving cars

Google has a habit of working on crazy sci-fi projects like delivering internet access to underserved parts of the globe with balloons and developing cars that drive themselves. Up until recently, those self-driving cars were basically commercially available vehicles that had been retrofitted to work without user input. Now Google’s going all out and building […]