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Lilbits: Intel Tiger Lake-H reviews, Optane memory H20 coming soon, and Photoshop comes to Windows on ARM

Intel’s 11th-gen, 45-watt laptop processors have arrived, and the embargo on reviews lifted today. The good news is that the new Intel chips really do offer some of the best performance of any x86 processor in this class… when it comes to single-threaded performance. But when it comes to multi-threaded performance, AMD’s Ryzen 5000H series […]

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Apple’s new chips could be good news for Windows on ARM (Adobe release Photoshop Beta for both platforms)

The Apple M1 processor powering the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini is getting rave reviews for performance and power efficiency. Since the chances of Apple selling its chips to other PC makers are close to zero, you might think that this is only good news for Mac users. But there are a […]

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Lilbits 387: Updates on the PinePhone, Ghost Canyon NUC, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

Pine64 has been making Raspberry Pi-like single-board computers for a while, but over the past few years the company has become one of the most interesting players in the cheap Linux computer space. The company’s PinePhone is a $150 smartphone designed to run GNU/Linux software. The PineBook Pro is a $200 Linux laptop with specs […]

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Lilbits 342: Facebook’s next device might be for your TV

Facebook’s probably on your phone. You might use it on your computer from time to time. And the company recently introduced a smart speaker/display/video calling gadget called Facebook Portal that puts Facebook in your living room, kitchen, or anywhere else in your house. So what’s next? According to a report from Cheddar, Facebook wants to […]

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Lilbits (5-22-2015): Android M is coming

There are already a handful of Android phones that include fingerprint scanners which let you do things like unlock your device or authorize mobile payments using the unique pattern on your fingertip instead of a password. But makers of those phones have had to tack that feature onto the operating system, because fingerprint detection isn’t […]

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Now you can run Photoshop on a Chromebook (kind of)

Want to do some serious image editing on a Chromebook? Now you can… maybe. Adobe and Google have announced that Photoshop can now run on Chromebooks. There are a few catches though. Adobe Photoshop will be available to folks using Chromebooks if: They’re located in the United States. They’re Adobe education customers. They’ve paid for a […]

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Adobe launches new art apps for smartphones, tablets

Adobe is introducing its next-generation of apps for writing, drawing, and editing and managing images. In addition to updated versions of the company’s Creative Suite for desktop, there are a number of new apps for mobile devices… and by mobile devices I mean iPhone and iPad. I don’t see any mention of Android in the […]

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Lilbits (5-10-2013): Chrome OS gets a (better) keyboard

Google has consistently denied plans to bring the Chrome OS operating system to tablets. But that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing a high-end Chromebook with a touchscreen display and developing an on-screen keyboard for Chrome OS devices with touch panels. There’s not much reason to use the keyboard on a notebook… which raises the […]