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Lilbits: Ubuntu, Plasma Mobile, Snapdragon 888 dev kit, and VLC’s birthday

The first smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 processor are starting to arrive. And so are developer kits like the Lantronix Snapdragon 888 Mobile HDK. Meanwhile details about the next gaming smartphone from Asus continue to leak, the creators of the popular VLC media player app celebrate the 20th anniversary of VideoLAN, and we’ve got […]

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Lilbits: Asus ROG Phone’s light show, GPD Win 3, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux is free for small workloads

The Asus ROG Phone line of smartphones are designed for gamers… and they tend to pack features that only a gamer could love or need like multiple USB ports, ultrasonic “airtrigger” buttons, and support for clip-on accessories including game controllers, desktop docks, and cooling fans. Last year’s ROG Phone 3 had all of those features, […]

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Asus ROG Phone 3 leaked by TENAA (Gaming phone with up to 16GB RAM, 512GB storage)

Asus is preparing to launch a third-gen ROG Phone smartphone designed for gamers. While the company hasn’t officially announced the Asus ROG Phone 3 yet, pictures and specs showed up at Chinese wireless regulator TENAA’s website recently, giving us a pretty good idea of what to expect. Like its predecessors, the Asus ROG Phone 3 has some […]

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Asus ROG Phone will sell for $899 and up when it makes it US debut

The Asus ROG Phone is a smartphone designed for mobile gaming. It’s the first phone with an AMOLED display featuring a 90 Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. It has an overclocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. And it has a docking port that makes it possible to connect a bunch of optional accessories for […]

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The ROG Phone is the first gaming smartphone from Asus

As expected, Asus is getting into the gaming smartphone business with the introduction of the ROG Phone. Among other things, the phone features an overclocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, a vapor cooling system, a set of programmable “ultrasonic AirTrigger” buttons, and a docking port (basically two USB Type-C ports) on the side that lets you […]