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Lilbits: ARM computers, Linux phones, and the Pixel 2 rides off into the sunset

After rocking a Google Pixel 2 as my primary smartphone for the past three years, I took advantage of a Google Fi Black Friday promotion and traded in my phone for a brand new Pixel 4a 5G for $298 after trade-in. There were two reasons I decided the time was right to upgrade. First, my […]

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Lenovo’s Star Wars AR system coming in November for $200

There’s no shortage of virtual reality headsets on the market. But Lenovo and Disney are making a pretty strong case for one more with the introduction of the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges system. First teased in July, it’s up for pre-order from Best Buy for $200 and should be available from soon and the […]

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Deals of the Day (5-04-2016)

It’s May 4th, which means a lot of people are spending their time watching Star Wars movie marathons and saying “May the 4th be with you.” It’s also a good time to score deals on Star Wars-related games, media, and other products. Not in the mood for Star Wars? Scroll down a bit and you’ll […]

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Get a free Google Cardboard headset (Star Wars edition)

Looking for an easy and affordable way to give this whole virtual reality craze a try? It doesn’t get much simpler than Google Cardboard… and right now it doesn’t get much cheaper either, because Google is giving away free Star Wars-themed Cardboard headsets. Just visit the Play Store, choose you design (R2-D2, BB-8, Kylo Ren, […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens prequel game now on mobile devices

A new Star Wars based battle role-playing game (RPG) based on the events just after the death of Emperor Palpatine in Return of the Jedi has just hit mobile devices. Star Wars: Uprising is available as a free-to-play download for both iOS and Android. It’s an RPG where players can create a character that helps lead […]

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Ever wonder what is inside a lightsaber? Here’s a teardown guide

To celebrate Star Wars Day, (May the Fourth bet with your),  iFixit has a very special teardown. The do-it-yourselfers are known for being the first to get a new gadget and subsequently taking it apart, piece-by-piece. For this teardown, they’ve gone back a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. iFixit managed to […]

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Make your own BB-8 droid from ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ with Sphero

I was lucky enough to see LucasFilm’s newest droid in person over the weekend at Star Wars Celebration VII. The thing that stood out for me when watching BB-8 roll around on stage was just how cute the little guy was. I immediately wanted one of my own. It turns out that BB-8 was designed by […]

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Lilbits (4-09-2015): Firefox for Android surpasses 100 million downloads

Google’s Android operating system may come with a web browser (or two) pre-loaded, depending on the device and software version. But that hasn’t stopped developers from offering third-party browsers such as Dolphin, Opera, and Firefox. In fact, Mozilla says it’s Firefox web browser for Android has been downloaded over 100 million times. A few years […]

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Classic Star Wars X-Wing Games Re-Released for Windows just announced that Wave II of their DRM-free Lucasfilm game releases has officially launched on their site. The digital games distribution company struck a deal with Disney Interactive to launch a number of classic arcade titles directly. For the first time via digital distribution, you can now download X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter, X-Wing Alliance, […]