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Lilbits: Apple leaks, NVIDIA’s ARM CPUs, and PC shipments are (way) up

Every quarter a handful of analysts release reports letting us know if shipments of devices like PCs, smartphones, tablets, and smart home devices are rising, falling, or flat. Sometimes this data gives us a good idea of current and future trends. This year, I’m not really so sure what it tells us. With that in […]

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Most of Amazon tablets and smart speakers are on sale (plus some other stuff)

Amazon is running a sale on all of its Fire tablets, most of its Echo smart speakers and displays, and a grab bag of other items including the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and the Anker Nebula Fire TV Edition sound bar. You can save up to $60 off the list price of Amazon’s already-pretty-cheap […]

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Libits: Huawei’s future revenue streams, Apple’s security updates, and Google’s new Nest Hub

Huawei continues to produce some of the most interesting hardware in the mobile space, but the company’s future remains uncertain as US trade restrictions affect Huawei’s ability to source necessary components for its products. So the company may be turning to another revenue stream: charging royalties for use of its patented intellectual property related to […]

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The new $249 Amazon Echo Show 10 has a rotating screen (and support for Netflix)

If the original Amazon Echo Show looked like Amazon slapped a screen into a chunky box, the company’s newest smart display looks more like a smart speaker with a 10 inch tablet slapped on the front. What’s most interesting about the new model though, is that the front is determined by where you are – […]

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Google introduces Kids Space for Android tablets (coming first to Lenovo’s new Smart Tab M10 HD)

Amazon has been selling Kids Edition versions of its budget tablets for the past few years, offering a rugged bumper case, a 2-year “worry-free” warranty, and a FreeTime Unlimited service that provides access to a kid-friendly library of more than 20,000 apps, games, eBooks and videos, among other things. Now Google is making a play […]

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Lilbits: A Tomagotchi for Hackers, Pixel 4a coming Aug 3, and iPhone 12 not coming in Sep

The Flipper Zero is an open source toy/hacker multitool designed to be a wireless button/controller, signal analyzer, RFID key card, or Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) security key, or universal remote control. It also gets its name from the animated dolphin character that “grows” as you use the device. The developers of the Flipper Zero call […]

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Lenovo’s 2nd-gen Smart Tab M10 is an Android tablet (and a Google Assistant smart display)

A year after launching a line of Android tablets that could also function as Alexa smart displays when connected to docking stations, Lenovo is introducing a 2nd-gen Lenovo Smart Tab M10… but a few key things have changed. The new model has a slightly larger display, a much smaller dock, and instead of Amazon Alexa, […]