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Lilbits: Google Play Store Data safety labels, Steam Deck software update, and turning an old phone into a gaming phone

Valve has released a software update for the Steam Deck that brings bug fixes, localized keyboard layouts, and a lock screen. The Google Play Store has started rolling out the Data Safety labels for Android apps and games that Google had unveiled last year. If you’ve ever wanted a mobile phone with a rotary dial, […]

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Lilbits: Steam Deck Dock updated ahead of launch, Google kills call recording on Android (again), and more

Valve’s Steam Deck is a gaming PC designed to be held in your hands. But if you want to use it for desktop-style gaming, you can always connect an external display, keyboard, mouse, or other hardware. And the company plans to begin selling an official Steam Deck Dock later this spring that will make it […]

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Lilbits: Meta’s big bet on AR glasses, a stackable single-board PC, and adding discrete graphics to the Steam Deck

Facebook changed the name of its parent company to Meta last year as part of an attempt to refocus the future of the company that’s best known for social media apps that run on other company’s platforms, like Android and iOS. It’s not clear if or when the so-called metaverse will really take off, but […]

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Lilbits: Another AMD handheld gaming PC, Volla Phone 22 (with Android or Ubuntu), and Asus Tinker Edge R single-board computer

The ONEXPLAYER Mini is a handheld gaming PC with a 7 inch display, built-in game controllers, and a choice of processors – a model with an 11th-gen Intel processor launched in January, and a new model with a 12th-gen Intel chip is coming soon. Last month One Netbook introduced a version with an AMD Ryzen […]

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Now you can install Windows on the Steam Deck (but you might not want to… yet)

The Steam Deck is a handheld gaming computer with a custom AMD processor featuring Zen 2 CPU cores and RDNA 2 graphics. It offers some of the best PC gaming experience you’ll find in a handheld device and it ships with Valve’s Steam OS software, a Linux-based operating system built around the company’s Steam game […]

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Lilbits: Dell’s Dual Charge dock powers your phone & laptop, VAIO FE laptops come to America for $699 and up, and more

Dell has a new docking station set to hit the streets in May which will allow you to connect up to two 4K displays to a laptop, charge your laptop and wirelessly charge your phone all using a single power cable. And that all sounds great until you look at the price tag. Speaking of price […]

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Lilbits: F(x)tec Pro1-X keyboard phone, Motorola hits #3 in US smartphone sales, Steam Deck answers, and more

The F(x)tec Pro1-X is a smartphone with a 6 inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. But it has a few features that make it very unusual for a smartphone in 2022: the phone has a slide-out keyboard, supports both Android and Ubuntu Touch […]

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Lilbits: Another Celeron N5105 mini PC, variable refresh rates for Chrome OS, and all handheld gaming PCs now face Steam Deck comparisons

Ever since Valve announced it was developing a handheld gaming PC, it’s been hard to resist comparing other handhelds from companies like GPD, One Netbook, and AYA to the Steam Deck. Now that the Steam Deck has actually begun shipping and the first reviews are in, those comparisons have become inevitable. And it’s obvious why: the […]

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Lilbits: Intel Arc graphics, stretchable display tech, and the resurgence of music CD sales

Intel’s integrated graphics technology has gotten pretty good in recent years, even coming close to giving NVIDIA’s entry-level MX series GPUs a run for their money. But Intel is just getting started – the company also expects to ship 4 million discrete GPUs this year, starting with discrete graphics solutions for laptops like the Acer Swift […]

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Lilbits: Kodi 19.4 released, Vivo’s first foldable leaked, and screenless MacBooks as DIY Mac Minis

Chinese phone maker Vivo could be preparing to launch its first foldable phone… which would be more exciting if Vivo wasn’t the umpteenth company to do so. Valve’s Steam Deck handheld game console appears to still be in hot demand: the company has shifted ship dates for new orders back to Q3, 2022 which means […]