Lilbits: Firefox 90, Apple’s MagSafe Battery for the iPhone 12, and using the Raspberry Pi 4 as a tiny server

The latest version of Firefox for Windows can download and install updates in the background, enabling you to update by just restarting the browser when you’re ready. A day after posting a video showing a GNU/Linux distribution running on the Kobo Clara HD eReader, developer Martijn Braam reports that display graphics issues have been largely […]

Lilbits: MSI’s AMD-powered gaming laptops, Windows 11’s new keyboard shortcuts

Lenovo introduced its first Chromebooks powered by 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake processors in January, but now you can finally buy one – Best Buy is selling a 13″ Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 convertible Chromebook with a Pentium Gold 7505 quad-core processor for $419. If you’re in the market for something that packs a little (okay, […]

Lilbits: OnePlus caught cheating at benchmarks, Choetech caught cheating on product reviews

Amazon’s crackdown on pay-to-play reviews (where companies basically bribe customers to leave positive reviews) seems to be continuing. The latest company caught up is Choetech, maker of a range of devices including charging accessories and USB hubs. The company’s Amazon storefront is still accessible, but there are no products available for purchase. Meanwhile, smartphone maker […]

Lilbits: Windows 11 on the Raspberry Pi 4 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G leaks (again)

Samsung hasn’t officially introduced its 2021 foldable phone lineup yet. But details about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G have been leaking for months, and last week Evan Blass posted a set of images that gave us a closer look at the upcoming phones. Now he’s back with a […]

Lilbits: Samsung’s One UI comes to Wear OS watches, Xbox Cloud Gaming comes to Windows 10 and iOS (via the web)

Last month Samsung and Google announced plans to merge their smartwatch platforms into a single, unified platform bringing the best of Google’s Wear OS and Samsung’s Tizen. Now Samsung is giving us an idea of what next-gen Galaxy smartwatches running the new software will look like. Among other things, Samsung is promising updates to the […]

Lilbits: PinePhone keyboard, Beats Studio Buds, and a mini PC with discrete graphics support

The upcoming PinePhone keyboard accessory will basically let you use the Linux-powered smartphone as a tiny Linux laptop. Just pop off the back cover, snap the phone into the new keyboard case accessory and you’ll get a QWERTY keyboard, a nice big battery, and a new way to use the PinePhone. While the keyboard isn’t […]

MirkoPC carrier board turns a Raspberry Pi CM4 into a full-fledged desktop PC

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a fairly capable single-board computer in its own right, but it has a fairly limited number of ports and connectors. But the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 has the same processor and supports the same hardware and you can use it with carrier boards that give you more ports […]

Raspberry Pi CM4-powered reTerminal is a versatile, modular device with a 5 inch 720p touchscreen display

Seeed Studio’s new reTerminal is an embedded Linux device with a 5 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen display, the beating heart of a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. Expected to go up for pre-order at the end of April, the reTerminal has a list price of $195, but you can register to be […]

Lilbits: More chip shortage fallout, elementary OS turns 10, and the end of LG smartphones?

Another upcoming product has been delayed due to the ongoing chip shortage. This time it’s the Analogue Pocket, a handheld gaming device designed for retro gaming — it even uses cartridges from classic game consoles. Originally scheduled to ship in 2020, that date was pushed back to May 2021 due to global supply chain issues… […]