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Lilbits: 3rd-party widgets for Windows 11, restore MS Store apps on a new PC, and more from MS Build

Microsoft’s Build developer conference is taking place this week, and Microsoft has already announced a bunch of new and upcoming software and service updates coming for developers and end users. One of the most intriguing is ARM-native versions of the company’s developer tools, plus a new ARM-based PC for developers set to launch later this […]

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Lilbits: Steam Deck software update, beginning of the end for the Pixel 3a, and Audacity in the Microsoft Store

Valve’s latest beta software update for the Steam Deck brings experimental support for controlling the screen refresh rate in games and allows the Linux-based operating system to control the fan speed as well as when the fan activates in the first place, which can cut down on unwanted noise in some circumstances. Unfortunately there’s also […]

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HMD launches Nokia G11 and G21 budget phones with 90 Hz displays

Displays with high refresh rates used to be a feature limited to premium smartphones. But it’s one that’s been trickling down to budget phones in the past few years. The latest examples? HMD has just launched two smartphones with 90 Hz displays with starting prices less than €189 ($215). The Nokia G21 is available in the […]

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OnePlus Nord N200 5G is official: Snapdragon 480 5G and a 90 Hz display for $240

As expected, OnePlus is bringing a new budget smartphone to North America. The OnePlus Nord N200 5G will be available starting June 25, 2021 for $240. For a budget phone, the OnePlus Nord N200 5G seems to have decent specs including 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 5,000 mAh battery. It also has […]

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OnePlus Nord N200 5G will be a budget phone with a 90 Hz display (leaks)

Over the years it’s been interesting to see fancy new features debut in high-end smartphone before eventually making their way to mid-range and budget devices. It looks like screens with high refresh rates are the latest example. The upcoming OnePlus Nord N200 5G is expected to sell for less than $250 and feature a 6.49 inch, […]

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Samsung brings 64MP cameras, high refresh displays to Galaxy A52 and A72 mid-range phones

Samsung is bringing some premium features to its latest mid-range smartphones. The new Samsung Galaxy A52 and Samsung Galaxy A72 smartphones both feature AMOLED displays with 90 Hz refresh rates, 25 watt fast charging, IP67 water and dust resistance, 32MP selfie cameras, and four rear cameras including a 64MP primary camera with optical image stabilization. The company […]

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Lilbits: High-res, high-refresh laptop displays, GIMP turns 25, and a 3D printed smartphone keyboard

Laptops with 4K displays have been around for a few years at this point, and notebooks with screen refresh rates up to 300 Hz are a thing now too. But you know what we haven’t seen much of yet? Laptops with high-res displays and high-refresh rates. Enter a new line of laptops from Eluktronics, which […]

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Lilbits: Apple Watch, Apple One, and the PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition

Apple announced two new iPads today, including a faster entry-level iPad and the new 4th-gen iPad Air, which is the first device to ship with a 5nm Apple A14 processor. But the company also unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE as well as a new Apple One subscription bundle that […]