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Microsoft Surface Pro 9 specs leaked (Intel and Qualcomm processor options)

For the last few years Microsoft has been selling Surface Pro tablets with Intel chips and Surface Pro X tablets with Qualcomm’s ARM-based processors. But rumor has it that this year the company will kill off the Surface Pro X brand and just launch Intel and Qualcomm versions of the Surface Pro 9. Now WinFuture […]

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Reports: Google scales back its Area 120 in-house incubator program

Google’s Area 120 is an in-house incubator where employees work on experimental new products that may or may not be released to the general public. Some of Google’s biggest successes including Gmail, AdSense, and Google News started as Area 120 projects. Now Google is allegedly scaling back the focus its incubator program. Sources tell Bloomberg […]

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Lilbits: OnePlus foldable (rumored), Moto Edge 30 Fusion (leaked), and a mini PC board with up to a Xeon processor

Industrial computer maker AAEON has introduced a compact PC board with four video ports (2 x DisplayPort 1.2a, 1 x HDMI 2.0b, and 1 x VGA, two Ethernet ports (1 x 2.5 Gbps and 1 x Gigabit Ethernet, and plenty of other ports. But what really makes it unusual is that the AAEON EPIC-TGH7 is […]

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Lilbits: Steam Deck supports 4,500+ PC games, Samsung Galaxy Watch5 launched, and Microsoft makes porting x86 apps to Windows on ARM easier

Valve’s Steam Deck is a handheld gaming computer that ships with a Linux-based operating system called Steam OS. But while most PC games are designed to run on Windows, many of them are also playable on the Steam Deck either because developers have ported them to the platform or because Valve’s Proton compatibility software allows […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft’s cheaper Surface Duo was canceled before it was ever announced

Developer Lukas Hartman is showing off a prototype of the printed circuit board for the upcoming MNT Pocket Reform mini laptop with a 7 inch display and a modular, open hardware design. And speaking of modular miniatures, the reTerminal is a Raspberry Pi-based device with a 5 inch touch display and a modular design… except […]

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Lilbits: Windows 12 in 2024, Jasper Lake mini PCs, and you know what else can run DOOM? DOOM.

Hackers have been finding ways for years to run the classic PC game DOOM on devices you wouldn’t expect. But DOOM hacker kgsws has taken things to a whole new yo dawg level by finding a way to run DOOM inside of… a game of DOOM. To see how that happened, check out the video […]

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Lilbits: AMD “Little Phoenix” could power the next Steam Deck, and the road to 2nm chips

YouTuber Moore’s Law is Dead claims that in addition to all the new desktop and mobile chips that AMD has already told us are coming in the next year or two, there’s at least one more chip on the way. Code-named “Little Phoenix,” it’ll be a low-power alternative to the upcoming Phoenix Point laptops, and […]

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Lilbits: Xbox Cloud Gaming coming to Samsung Smart TVs, Meta scraps a smartwatch (and scales back its smart displays)

Last year Microsoft announced plans to develop a game streaming device that would allow you to play games on any screen without buying a full-fledged console or gaming PC. All you’d need is an internet connection and a game controller. But in May we learned that Microsoft may have discontinued work on that device… instead […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft might require SSD boot drives on Windows 11 PCs, Android 13 reaches platform stability

SSDs have a number of advantages over hard drives. They’re almost always faster. They have no moving parts, which also makes them quieter, more energy efficient, and more durable – if you drop a laptop with an SSD, the storage is a lot less likely to break. So it’s not surprising that most PC makers […]

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Lilbits: A laptop with Ryzen 9 5950X, Kodi 20 Alpha 1, and an iPhone with an E Ink display

Intel may have recently launched a line of 55-watt Alder Lake-HX series processors designed to give laptops some of the power of a desktop PC. But PC maker XMG went ahead and put an actual desktop processor in its Apex 15 Max laptop, which can be configured with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core, […]