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This DIY PlayStation 5 “tablet” puts the guts of Sony’s console into a (kind of) portable game system

Sony’s PlayStation 5 game console has been around since late 2020, but it’s undergone some changes since then, most notably with the launch of a new “PlayStation 5 Slim” model released last fall. Among other changes? The motherboard has gotten a lot smaller. So YouTuber Matthew Perks decided it was time to transplant that motherboard […]

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Lilbits: Lenovo’s Android desktops, Pixel 8a leaked, E Ink Carta 1300 teased, and AYA Neo Kun reviewed

Android is an operating system that was initially designed for smartphones. But we’ve seen it adapted to support tablets, smart TVs, and even laptop and desktop computers from time to time. The latest example? Lenovo has announced a partnership with Esper to offer business customers the option of buying select Lenovo desktops with a managed […]

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Sony’s $200 PlayStation Portal is up for pre-order, ships Nov 15 (Handheld for PS5 Remote Play streaming)

Sony’s PlayStation Remote Play feature lets you stream games from your console to other devices including phones, tablets, laptops, or other consoles in order to play games without being tethered to your PS5. Now Sony has announced it’ll launch the first mobile device designed specifically for Remote Play. The Sony PlayStation Portal is a handheld […]

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Sony’s Project Q is an 8 inch handheld that streams games from your PS5

Sony is working on a new handheld gaming device… sort of. The company’s next handheld won’t be a next-gen PSP or PS Vita, because it’s not really a standalone product at all. Code-named Project Q, the new device is basically a PS5 companion that will let you interact with your games from anywhere in your […]

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Sony’s next PlayStation handheld may a PS5 streaming companion rather than a standalone console

Sony hasn’t offered a handheld game console since the company discontinued the PlayStation Vita in 2019. It was already looking pretty long in the tooth at that point, having been first been released seven years earlier. Now there are reports that Sony could planning to launch a new handheld. But it’s not exactly a direct […]

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Now you can jailbreak a PlayStation 5 (but you can’t run homebrew code yet)

News broke over the weekend that hackers had found a way to jailbreak the Sony PlayStation 5 video game console. This allows you to access hidden settings and features and load custom code including games and other software that aren’t officially supported. Now a utility has been released that anyone can use to jailbreak a […]

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Lilbits: Wireless Air Charging, E Ink color improvements, and VR is coming to the PS5

Chinese phone maker Oppo has announced it’s licensing its VOOC fast charging technology for use in automobiles, third-party chargers, and other products. But the company is also demonstrating a new wireless charging technology called Wireless Air Charging that makes it easier to charge gadgets when you place them near a charging mat, and not necessarily in […]

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Sony PlayStation 5 coming in November for $500(or digital edition for $400)

The Sony PlayStation 5 is coming in November and it’ll sell for $500. That’s the same month and the same price as the recently announced Xbox Series X. And like Microsoft’s game console, there will be a cheaper digital-only version of the PlayStation 5 that lacks a disc drive. But the Sony Playstation 5 Digital […]

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Lilbits 386: Cheating at benchmarks

Benchmark utilities are designed to let you run the same exact test on multiple phones, PCs, or other devices so you can get an apples-to-apples comparison and see how they stack up against one another in terms of CPU, graphics, memory, and storage performance, among other things. At least that’s the idea. In practice, some […]

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Full Sony PlayStation 5 specs unveiled

Sony’s next-gen game console will have across-the-board performance enhancements thanks to upgraded processor, memory, and storage specs. In an online press event today, Sony provided detailed specs for the upcoming Sony PlayStation 5 The game console will be powered by an 8-core AMD Zen 2 processor with custom RDNA 2 graphics offering 10.28 TFLOPs of […]

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Lilbits 367: Say hello to the Samsung Galaxy Home Mini (while you wait for the Galaxy Home)

It’s been close to a year since Samsung first spoke publicly about the Galaxy Home smart speaker with support for the company’s Bixby voice assistant… but you still can’t actually buy one yet. But it looks like the company is also developing a second, smaller model. The folks at CNET spotted an FCC listing for […]