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Lilbits: Linux laptops, RISC-V hardware, and a ransomware attack (maybe)

Purism has been selling laptops designed to emphasize privacy and software freedom for a few years. But the company’s new Purism Librem 14 is the first of its Linux laptops to feature a 14 inch display. The laptop went up for pre-order in July, but it’s taken Purism a while to get all the necessary components […]

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Sling Media has stopped producing Slingbox media streaming hardware

There are a growing number of ways to stream live TV over the internet for viewing on just about any device. But one of the first reliable methods was Sling Media’s Slingbox line of products. Buy a Slingbox, connect it to your home TV setup, and you can stream live programming from your antenna, cable […]

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Lilbits (7-16-2014): Amazon Prime video for Android imminent?

Want to watch Amazon Instant Video on your smartphone or tablet? Then you’d better have a Kindle Fire, a Fire Phone, or an iOS device: there’s no Amazon Instant Video or Prime Video app available for Android or other platforms… yet. But PC Advisor reports that at least in the UK, an Android app is […]

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Lilbits (6-13-2014): You can’t always get what you want (on Amazon Prime Music)

Amazon Prime Music launched this week, giving subscribers access to a million songs as part of their regular Amazon Prime membership. While the catalog isn’t as big as that of rivals Spotify or Rdio, it probably doesn’t have to be: Prime Music is more of a perk for existing subscribers than a full-fledged, standalone music service. […]