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Lilbits: Intel Alder Lake hybrid CPUs and Xe-HPG graphics explained

This year’s Intel Architecture Day included a deep dive into some of the big changes Intel has announced for the next few years, including next-gen processors that combing high-performance and energy-efficient CPU cores onto a single chip and discrete graphics solutions designed to compete with AMD and NVIDIA in the gaming space. Intel’s 12th-gen “Alder […]

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Lenovo Yoga Tab 13 is an Android tablet with HDMI input (Use it as a portable display)

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 13 is an Android tablet with premium specs including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, quad speakers, 8GB of RAM, and at least 128GB of storage. But this 13.3 inch Android tablet is also a multi-function device that you can use as a portable monitor thanks to an HDMI input. You can connect […]

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Lilbits: Nintendo Switch Pro, Qualcomm gaming handheld, and a portable E Ink display

The long-rumored Nintendo Switch Pro could finally ship this fall. Qualcomm may also launch a handheld gaming device powered by one of its ARM-based processors. And these reports come on the heels of leaks this week suggesting that Valve could launch a handheld gaming computer later this year. Competition in the handheld gaming space could […]

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Lenovo Yoga Pad Pro is a 13 inch Android tablet with HDMI input and Snapdragon 870

As expected, Lenovo’s latest Android tablet can serve double duty as a portable monitor. The Lenovo Yoga Pad Pro is a 13 inch tablet with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage, making it one of the most powerful Android tablets to date. But the specs are only part of what make […]

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Lenovo ThinkVision M14t portable touchscreen display coming this fall

The Lenovo ThinkVision M14t is a portable monitor featuring a 14 inch full HD touchscreen display with support for finger and pen input. Announced today as a follow-up to last year’s ThinkVision M14 (which does not support touch), the new model is set to go on sale in September for $449. While that makes it fairly expensive […]

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Lilbits 380: Taihe Gemini crowdfunding fail, Surface Hub 2X delayed (or canceled), and more

The Taihe Gemini portable monitor gathered a lot of attention last year for hitting a suite spot between portability, price, and functionality. It had plenty of ports, a built-in kickstand, and a battery that allowed it to run for hours at a time without drawing power from your laptop or other mobile devices. I was […]

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MSI launches Optix MAG161V portable monitor

MSI’s upcoming Optix MAG161 portable monitor with a 240 Hz display isn’t available just yet. But its close cousin is. The MSI Optix MAG161V is a portable monitor with a 15.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD display that weighs about 2 poudns, measures about 0.4 inches thick, and… has a 60 Hz refresh rate. It’s […]

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BlitzWolf BW-PCM1 is a portable 11.6 inch display for $105

Some portable monitors stand out due to their ultra-thin designs, high refresh rates, or versatility. The BlitzWolf BW-PC1 isn’t the thinnest or lightest portable display. It doesn’t have a battery, so it needs to be plugged into a power source. But here’s what the BW-PC1 has going for it: the 11.6 inch full HD display […]

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Espresso Displays makes portable monitors that are just 5mm thick (crowdfunding)

Earlier this year I got an early look at a 12.5″ portable display called the Lapscreen that measured just 3.6mm thick at its thinnest point, but 7.9mm at its thickest. Now an Australian company called Espresso Displays has unveiled a new set of super-slim portable touchscreen monitors that are just 5mm thick when measured at […]