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Lilbits (7-21-2014): Are you ready for 8TB hard drives?

My first desktop computer didn’t have a hard drive. My first system that did came with a whopping 40MB of storage. We’ve come a long way since then. You can buy terabytes of storage for under a hundred bucks. Still, it’s kind of mind-boggling that Seagate has announced it’s begun shipping samples of its first 8TB […]

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Lilbits (6-18-2014): OnePlus One teardown, Amazon Fire Phone SDK

The OnePlus One is one of the first phones to ship with Cyanogen’s custom version of Android. It’s also a pretty powerful phone given its $299 starting price. Now that the phone is starting to ship in limited quantities, the folks at iFixit decided to take it apart and see what makes it tick. In […]

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TiVo founders launch QPlay internet TV device and iPad app

TiVo founders Mike Ramsey and Jim Barton changed the way many people watched television, allowing users to record scheduled broadcasts and watch them on their own schedules. Now Ramsey and Barton are back — and this time they’re taking aim at internet video. Their new product is called QPlay, and it consists of a small […]