ReMarkable E Ink writing slate review roundup: niche, expensive, but very good

The ReMarkable tablet is unlike just about anything else on the market today. It’s not really designed to compete with a Kindle or an iPad Pro, although it has some features that you’d expect from each. Instead, the ReMarkable is basically a digital reading, writing, and sketching device. It has a 10.3 inch E Ink […]

Moto Z2 Force review roundup: Decent phone with unbreakable (but scratch-prone) display

Motorola’s Moto Z2 Force is a phone that’s unusual in a few ways. As part of the Moto Z lineup, it’s one of a handful of smartphones that support Motorola’s MotoMods, which are basically accessories that snap onto the back of the phone rather than connecting via USB or Bluetooth. And as part of the […]

Nintendo Switch previews paint picture of a promising multi-purpose game console (that’s still a bit unfinished)

Nintendo’s next game console officially launches March 3rd. But Nintendo Switch preview units were sent out to a bunch of tech and gaming publications ahead of launch, and you can find some early impressions from sites including Ars Technica, Engadget, Gamespot, Polygon, and The Verge. Overall, it seems like the general consensus is that the platform […]

HTC Vive launches to mixed (but promising) reviews

Just days after the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset began shipping, rival HTC has begun shipping its Vive headset and VR system to customers. And the early reviews are in. Priced at $799, the HTC Vive is about $200 more expensive than an Oculus Rift… and that price doesn’t include the cost of the powerful computer […]

Oculus Rift begins shipping, early reviews are mixed (at best)

2016 is set to be the year of virtual reality. Sure, you’ve been able to strap a smartphone to your head to watch 360 degree videos and explore interactive content for a few years. But this year some of the most ambitious consumer-oriented VR devices are launching, starting with the Oculus Rift, which is shipping […]

Lilbits 314: A good day for NVIDIA Shield, bad one for Linux Mint

About a month after announcing plans to bring Android 6.0 Marshmallow and other improvements to its Shield TV game console, NVIDIA is now rolling out the update which brings support for treating SD cards as internal storage, Vulkan graphics, and much more. So it’s a good day for NVIDIA Shield users. But it’s a bad […]

Asus Chromebit coming soon for $85, turns any TV into a Chrome OS computer

The Asus Chromebit is a tiny stick that you can plug into the HDMI port of your TV to run Chrome OS on a big screen. It’s the first device of its type to ship with Chrome OS, although we’ve seen similarly-sized PC-on-a-stick products running Android and Windows. Asus first unveiled its Chromebit in March, […]