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OnePlus is the latest phone maker to promise 4 years of major updates (for some phones)

A growing number of smartphone makers are committing to offering longer-term software and security updates for their phones… making it feasible for users to hang onto their phones for four or five years rather than upgrading every 2-3 years. Kind of. The latest company to make a commitment is OnePlus, which says it’ll offer four […]

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OnePlus Nord N300 is coming in November for $228 with a 90 Hz display and MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor

The latest budget phone from OnePlus packs a few semi-premium features including a display with a 90 Hz refresh rate and support for 33W fast charging. But the OnePlus Nord N300 5G will have a starting price of $228 when it goes on sale as a T-Mobile exclusive starting November 23rd… and it has some […]

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Lilbits: OnePlus foldable (rumored), Moto Edge 30 Fusion (leaked), and a mini PC board with up to a Xeon processor

Industrial computer maker AAEON has introduced a compact PC board with four video ports (2 x DisplayPort 1.2a, 1 x HDMI 2.0b, and 1 x VGA, two Ethernet ports (1 x 2.5 Gbps and 1 x Gigabit Ethernet, and plenty of other ports. But what really makes it unusual is that the AAEON EPIC-TGH7 is […]

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OnePlus 10T with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and 120 Hz display coming September 29 for $649 and up

The OnePlus 10T is a smartphone with a 6.7 inch, 2412 x 1080 pixel AMOLED display featuring a 120 Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, Android 12 software, and support for 125W fast charging. But it’s also a reasonably affordable phone, with prices starting at $649. The OnePlus 10T goes up […]

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Lilbits: OnePlus Nord 2T, Moto G71, and GeForce NOW brings Fortnite to iOS (and Android, and anything with a web browser)

Fortnite was famously booted from the App Store and Google Play Store a few years ago when Epic Games intentionally flouted Apple and Google’s rules in order to kick off a legal challenge. While it’s still fairly easy to install Fortnite on an Android phone by sideloading it, the game has only recently returned to […]

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Lilbits: Picture-in-Picture coming to Android TV, Steam Deck gains per-app performance profiles, and more

Android 13 is coming to phones and tablets this fall… but also to Android TV devices. Among other things, Android 13 for smart TVs will bring support for picture-in-picture mode, allowing you to keep watching video from one app or service while interacting with another or while browsing for the next thing you want to […]

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OnePlus Nord 20 5G budget phone is coming to T-Mobile for $282

The OnePlus Nord 20 5G smartphone with a 6.43 inch FHD+ AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a microSD card reader, and a 4,500 mAh battery. It’s the latest budget model from OnePlus, and it’ll be available in the US exclusively from T-Mobile, which will sell the phone for […]

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OnePlus Nord CE 2 is a mid-range phone with a 90 Hz AMOLED display, 65W charging, and Dimensity 900

The OnePlus Nord CE 2 is a mid-range phone that packs some premium features including a 90 Hz AMOLED display, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and support for 65-watt fast charging with some of the features you might be more used to seeing in low-cost phones like a MediaTek processor, a single speaker and, thankfully, a headphone jack. […]

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Lilbits: Surface Duo’s Android 11 update is finally here, Google’s next Chromecast is coming… eventually, and dual booting Android & Windows on a OnePlus 6T

When the Microsoft Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone first launched the streets in September 2020, the phone shipped with Google Android 10 and some custom Microsoft software designed to make the operating system more dual-screen friendly. When Microsoft unveiled the Surface Duo 2 a year later, it was running Android 11. At the time, Microsoft said […]